Price tag for Michael Jackson's funeral: over $800,000
According to court papers obtained by EW, the price tag for Michael Jackson’s September funeral totaled $855,730.31. The bulk if the cost — $590,000, to be exact — went to the interment. Mausoleum upkeep required $88,500, while over $170,000 went to private security and lighting. Smaller costs: $3,682 went to a framed photo of Jackson placed next to his casket, $1,975 to wardrobe for his family, and $35,000 to Jackson’s burial wardrobe.