Pop King Late Michael Jackson died in 2009 of homicide involving a combination of drugs has topped the Forbes list of highest earning dead celebrities.
He is winning for the seventh year in a row raking in $60million.

The list was published this week and Michael Jackson's music streams increased to 2.1 billion in the US. Compared to 1.8 billion the year before.

Nipsey Hussle American rapper who was shot and killed on March 31, also made it to the list with $11 million.

Publication notes that The Life hitmaker netted most of the money from the rights to his music as his songs were streamed 1.85 billion times the third-most of any act on the list.
He also ran a clothing company, Marathon Clothing, during his life, though it's unknown how much the money made from his clothing business made up his earning.

This are the 13 highest earning dead celebrities, their earnings, and cause of dead.
Michael Jackson
Was a Musician
Overdose/thomicide, died 25th June 2009. $60million

Elvis
Was a Musician
Heart attack, died 16th August, 1977.
$39million

Charles Schultz
Was a Cartoonist
Cancer, died 12th February, 2000.
$38million

Arnold Palmer
Was a Golfer
Heart disease, died 25th September, 2016.
$30million

Bob Marley
Was a Musician
Cancer, died 11th May, 1981.
$20million

Dr. Seuss - Author
Cancer, died 24th September, 1991.
$19million

John Lennon
Was a Musician
Homicide, died 8th December, 1980.
$14million

Marilyn Monroe
Was an actress
Overdose, died 5th August, 1962.
$13million

Prince
Was a Musician
Overdose, died 21st April, 2016.
$12million

Nipsey Hussle
Was a Musician
Homicide, died 31st March, 2019.
$11million

XXXtentacion
Was a Musician
Homicide, died 18th June, 2018.
$10million

Whitney Houston
Was a Musician
Drowning, died 11th February, 2012.
$9.5million

George Harrison
Was a Musician
Cancer, died 29th November, 2001
$9million