Celebrities are perhaps one of the wealthiest sects of people. Most of them earn quite a lot with investments, numerous deals from endorsements and their day jobs. Well, that is really no news, but what is more amazing is the fact that some of these celebrities leave on legacies and quite a lot of fortune and investments that they continue raking in money even after their deaths. While it may be hard to fathom how people still earn posthumously, ‘Forbes’ releases a list each year which compiles annual earnings of dead celebrities and sometimes how they manage to make such a huge amount. According to statistics released this year, these are the top dead earning celebrities of 2018
10. John Lennon - $12 million
The co-founder of popular 1960s band group, ‘The Beatles’ still takes in money 38 years after his death. While his music may have been controversially political, he helped revolutionize pop and rock sounds. So good was the legendary singer that he still won awards after he died and his albums still sold in millions. Between October 2017 and October 2018, the ‘Beatles’ songwriter and guitarist sold nearly two million albums earning him $12 million in just a year.
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