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Bob Marley ranks fifth among highest-paid dead celebrities

Late reggae icon Bob Marley continues to cash in decades after his death.
 
Marley's posthumous earnings placed him in the top five on the Forbes Magazine list.
 
Marley's estate made US$23 million in the last 12 months.
 
Topping the list is the King of Pop Michael Jackson, whose estate made a whopping $400 million, almost 10 years after his death. 
 
Elvis Presley is in second place with US$40 million.
 
Other notable people on the list include Playboy founder Hugh Hefner at seventh with an after-death haul US$15 million, Marilyn Monroe at number eight with US$14 million, Prince in ninth position with US$13 million and former Beatles member John Lennon at number 10 with US$12 million.  
 
Late controversial rapper XXXTentacion who died in June is 11th place, securing $11 million.


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