These celebs are dead and long gone, but are stilling making millions. Just check it out. Hope they don’t crawl out claim their stake.
James Dean, died in 1955 – $8.5 million
Dean’s premature death in a car crash cemented his legendary status.He became the first actor to receive a posthumous Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
Acclaimed Movie: East of Eden
Steve McQueen, died in 1980 – $9 million
American actor. Called “The King of Cool”,his “anti-hero” persona, developed at the height of the Vietnam War-era counterculture
Acclaimed Movie: The Sand Pebbles
Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss), died in 1991 – $9.5 million
American writer and illustrator best known for authoring popular children’s books under the pen name Dr. Seuss
Acclaimed book: Green Eggs and Ham
Bettie Page, died in 2008 – $10 million
American model who gained a significant profile in the 1950s for her pin-up photos.
Acclaimed: Playmates of the Month for Playboy magazine
Paul Walker, died in 2013 – $10.5 million
American actor, gained international fame for his portrayal of Brian O’Conner in the street racing action film The Fast and the Furious
Acclaimed Movie:The Fast and the Furious
Albert Einstein, died in 1955 – $11 million
German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity.
John Lennon, died in 1980 – $12 million
English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the band the Beatles.
Acclaimed Songs: “Give Peace a Chance”, “Working Class Hero”
Marilyn Monroe, died in 1962 – $17 million
American actress and model. Famous for playing “dumb blonde” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols.
Acclaimed Movie: As Young as You Feel
Elizabeth Taylor, died in 2011 – $20 million
Great screen actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Acclaimed Movie: National Velvet
Bob Marley, died in 1981 – $21 million
Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.
Acclaimed Song: Don’t worry, Be happy
Charles Schulz, died in 2000: $40 million
American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts
Acclaimed Cartoon: Peanuts
Elvis Presley, died in 977- $55 million
American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century
Acclaimed Song: Heartbreak Hotel
Michael Jackson, died in 2009- $115 million
American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop.
Acclaimed Albums: “Billie Jean”, and “Thriller”