Elvis Presley Earned $52 Million in Previous 12 Months

Elvis Presley is the top-earning dead celebrity, according to Forbes. The singer, who died in 1977, brought in $52 million in the last 12 months. He even outranks current stars like Justin Timberlake ($44 million) and Madonna ($40 million). Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz ranked second on the list, followed by Heath Ledger, Albert Einstein, Aaron Spelling, Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel), John Lennon, Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, James Dean and Marvin Gaye.