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From beyond the grave, these celebrities are still taking in millions thanks to music sales and clothing lines. Find out who tops the list this year!
The 'Queen of Pinups' is still a fashion and beauty icon today with her image being used to sell clothing, swimwear and lingerie.
A recent addition to the list, actor Paul Walker died in 2013 while making Fast And The Furious 7 which ironically grossed him $10.5m in 2015.
This icon earned $11m in the last year thanks to his image being used on merchandise worldwide from posters to mugs and even bobble-heads!
The musical legend made £12m in the past year thanks to continued sales of his timeless albums.
Marilyn Monroe's image is a powerful marketing tool and in the last year her estate made $17m mostly driven by her clothing label and lingerie line at American store, Macy's.
Her beauty is timeless and her iconic image is used to sell products today including 'White Diamonds', her celebrity fragrance, which launched 24 years ago and still selling.
The reggae star earned $21m in the past year thanks to the Marley Beverage company and also House of Marley, which makes eco-friendly lifestyle products - who would have thought!
Animator Charles Schulz, creator of well-loved characters Charlie Brown and Snoop earned $40m in the last year - AND will rake in box office fortune from the 3-D movie 'The Peanuts Movie' going on release before the end of the year.
Thanks to lots of dedicated Elvis fans, the singer earned $55m in 2015 mostly down to Graceland ticket sales and also a brand new album 'Elvis Presley Forever'.
Since his death in 2009, Jackson has earned more than $1bn! In the past year, he earned $115m thanks to his Cirque de Soleil show in Vegas plus continued music sales, and tops the list yet again!