Banking From the Grave: Top 15 Earning Dead Celebrities


Celebrities just seem to have all the luck. Most of them are gorgeous, and if they didn’t start out that way they got a doctor to fix it. They live incredibly exciting lives jet-setting around the globe and being adored by millions of fans while they get hot-rock massages on the beach and drink a bottle of Taste of Diamonds on their yacht. And, their luck still seems to stick even when they’re stone-cold dead! It’s not really fair that so many celebrities will make more this year dead than most of us will make in a lifetime. In fact the 15 celebrities listed made over $365 million in the past year alone. WTF?!!


Andy Warhol – $6 million

Coming in on the low end of the scale (yes, earning $6 million while completely dead is on the low end) is Andy Warhol, one of the biggest American artists of the 20th century. He was a leading figure in the pop art movement whose works often explore celebrity culture. His works were also often controversial.


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