Michael Jackson — Top-Earning Dead Guy In Hollywood

0627_michael_jackson_article_6Michael Jackson is KILLING IT in the graveyard … making more money than any other dead celebrity in Hollywood, including Liz Taylor and Elvis, this according to Forbes.

The mag just released its annual list of top-earning dead celebrities … and this year, MJ took back the crown from his good friend and fellow dead-person Liz Taylor, last year”s top-earner.

Here”s the breakdown according to the mag:

1) Michael Jackson, $160 million
2) Elvis, $55 million
3) Charles Schulz, $37 million
4) Liz Taylor, $25 million
5) Bob Marley, $18 million

MJ was #2 last year, but two successful Jacko-inspired Cirque du Soleil shows have shot the King of Pop back to the top.

Besides Liz Taylor”s drop, the rest of the list contains the usual suspects … Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Lee … but there is one notable new name — Mexican singer Jenni Rivera, who died in a plane crash back in 2012.