Bob Marley Makes Forbes 2013 List of Top-Earning Dead Celebrities

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Published on October 26, 2013 with No Comments

Bob Marley, the late, great reggae icon took the number five spot on Forbes’ Top-Earning Dead Celebrity List.  Marley racked up a whopping $18mm in revenue.   Marley was superseded only by the King of Pop Michael Jackson who topped the list at $160MM, followed by Elvis Presley at $55MM (mostly from Graceland tourist proceeds), Charlie Brown/Peanuts creator Charles Schulz came in third with $37MM, and Elizabeth Taylor hold the fourth spot earning $25MM.

Most of Marley’s income reportedly comes from Bob Marley branded merchandise.

RCS Sidebar:  Do you think Bob Marley as a Rastafarian would have an issue with the merchandising of his name??

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