Highest-earning deceased stars
Highest-earning deceased stars -- What Elvis Presley, John Lennon, and Marilyn Monroe made in 2008
More than 30 years after his death, the King of Rock & Roll pulls in millions from royalties, merchandising, and Graceland.
A lucrative Dark Knight merchandising deal helped make him one of 2008’s top posthumous earners.
The Beatles: Rock Band and the remastered catalog will give Lennon’s postmortem income a major boost this year.
Still iconic almost 50 years after her death, Monroe’s image has been used in ads for Mercedes-Benz, Unilever, and others.
Dolce & Gabbana, TAG Heuer, and Ballantine’s Scotch have tapped into the Bullitt star’s cool, raking in millions for his estate.