John Lennon, George Harrison, More Make Forbes Top Earning Dead Celebrities List

They may be dead, but their earning power is alive. John LennonQueen‘s Freddie Mercury and George Harrison have all topped the Forbes list of wealthiest deceased earners

Lennon’s earnings from the Beatles catalog and placements on television and film place him at No. 9 (naturally) on the list with $13 million. Harrison trails at No. 12 with $8.5 million.

Mercury misses the top 10 by a hair, with earnings of $9 million.

Here is the list below:

Here are the 13 top-earning deceased celebrities on Forbes‘ 2020 list, and their estimated earnings:

1. Michael Jackson, $48 million
2. Theodore “Dr. Seuss” Geisel, $33 million
3. Charles M. Schulz, $32.5 million
4. Arnold Palmer, $25 million
5. Elvis Presley, $23 million
6. Kobe Byant, $20 million
7. Juice WRLD, $15 million
8. Bob Marley, $14 million
9. John Lennon, $13 million
10. Prince, $10 million
11. Freddie Mercury, $9 million
12. George Harrison, $8.5 million
13. Marilyn Monroe, $8 million

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