Forbes: Michael Jackson Top-Earning Dead Celebrity

October 26, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2011 at 3:00 PM EDT

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Forbes: Michael Jackson Top-Earning Dead Celebrity

October 26, 2011 Updated Oct 26, 2011 at 3:00 PM EDT

Despite his death, Michael Jackson is still raking in the dough.

According to a Forbes report, Jackson is the top-earning dead celebrity, with his estate pulling in a reported $170 million within the last year. The Forbes report says the money came from sales of Jackson's music and his stake in Sony/ATV's music catalog.

See the entire list and read the Forbes story HERE.