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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 26: Michael Jackson impersonator Jason Jackson poses in memory of "The King of Pop" during a memorial service commemorating the first anniversary of his death at Forest Lawn Memorial Park on June 26, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. Fans across the globe marked the passing of Jackson in a simultaneous 'World Cry' tribute hosted in various cities including New York, London and Paris. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Just because they’re no longer with us doesn’t mean these celebrities (musicians, actors, writers, etc.) aren’t still raking in big money. Just how much have they taken in this year so far? Here are the top earning dead celebrities.

13. Bettie Paige, model, died 2008: $7.5million
12. Elizabeth Taylor, actress, died 2011: $8million
11. David Bowie, musician, died 2016: $9.5million
10. Albert Einstein, physicist, died 1955: $10million
9. John Lennon, musician, died 1980: $12million
8. Dr. Seuss, author, died 1991: $16million
7. Prince, musician, died 2016: $18million
6. Tom Petty, musician, died 2017: $20million
5. Bob Marley, musician, died 1981: $23million
4. Elvis Presley, musician, died 1977: $35million
3. Charles Schulz, cartoonist, died 2000: $38million
2. Arnold Palmer, golfer, died 2016: $40million
1. Michael Jackson, musician, died 2009 : $75million

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