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Michael Jackson earned $90 mn after death

world Updated: Oct 28, 2009 21:28 IST
Michael Jackson

Late pop legend Michael Jackson has earned $90 million since his death.

The singer, who died on June 25, came third in Forbes.com's annual top earning dead celebrities list with a huge financial haul, reported femalefirst.co.uk.

Jackson earned enormous sum from radio play, royalties from album sales, rights to his name and royalties from his stake in the Sony/ATV music catalogue.

Since Jackson's death, there have also been numerous sales of memorabilia, iconic outfits and even a lock of his hair.

Elvis Presley dropped down from first position last year to fourth this time with earnings of $55 million.