Top earners from beyond the grave

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Nothing can stop these money-making machines - not even death.

According to Forbes magazine, Michael Jackson earned $160m over the past year to become the top-earning celebrity in the world from the grave.

Elvis Presley comes in at number 2 on $55m, followed by Peanuts creator Charles Schulz ($37m), Elizabeth Taylor ($25m), and Bob Marley ($18m).

Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Albert Einstein, Bettie Page and Theodore Geisel round out the top 10.

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