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Beat It! Elizabeth Taylor Overtakes Pal Michael Jackson as Forbes' Top-Earning Dead Celeb

Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson

They were the best of friends when they were alive, and now they're competitors from the grave. The late Elizabeth Taylor has surpassed Michael Jackson on Forbes' annual list of top-earning dead celebrities, banking $210 million for the No. 1 spot and besting the King of Pop's $145 million haul.


Jackson siblings deny money is at root of drama

Three of Michael Jackson's siblings vowed on Friday to keep up their fight to have the pop star's will thrown out, but denied their efforts were motivated by money. Janet, Randy and Rebbie Jackson said in an attorney's statement issued on their behalf that their aim was only to replace the executors of their brother's multimillion-dollar estate, who they accuse of mismanagement.


After 50 years, Monroe remains strong celeb brand

Marilyn Monroe

There is a career after death, at least if while alive you wielded star power like Marilyn Monroe... Monroe ranked third last year in Forbes' annual list of top deceased celebrity earners, generating $27 million and coming in behind Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley. It was a comeback for the actress, who had fallen off the list the previous two years.


Michael Jackson siblings preparing for estate battle; Russell Brand talks Katy Perry

Several of Michael Jackson’s siblings — including Janet, Jermaine, Randy, Rebbie and Tito — have accused the executors of their brother’s estate of faking his will.


Michael Jackson's Family Gathers for Star-Studded Tribute to King of Pop

Chart-toppers, soul singers and three generations of Michael Jackson's family -- including his children -- celebrated the King of Pop at an energetic tribute concert, urging fans to focus on the late star's music rather than his death.


Jackson's estate earned $310 million since death

Despite more than $310 million in earnings since his death, Michael Jackson's lavish spending habits still haunt his legacy and have required lawyers to create new deals and restructure old debts, court records show.


Michael Jackson Releases New Song, 'Breaking News'

Michael Jackson Releases New Song, 'Breaking News'

He may have died a year and a half ago, but Michael Jackson is still climbing the pop charts. Last night, a posthumous release that s sure to be a hit was posted on the late King of Pop website....


Jackson tops list of top-earning dead celebrities

Jackson tops list of top-earning dead celebrities

With gross earnings of $275 million, Michael Jackson earned more than the other 12 deceased stars on the list combined.


Michael Jackson video set to be released

Michael Jackson's complete library of videos is being restored and rereleased, as well as a never-released clip for his song "One More Chance."


Michael Jackson's estate earns $250 million since his death

Michael Jackson's estate earns $250 million since his death

Michael Jackson's estate has earned more than $250 million in the year since he died, according to lawyers.


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