Dead, Buried And Still Rolling in It

Black, Tiffany
July 2006
Forbes Asia;7/3/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p67
The article focuses on the dead celebrities who are still earning even after their death. Elvis Presley earned $52 million in 2005. Robert Sillerman of CKX paid a large amount of money for an 85% stake in Elvis Presley Enterprises. Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain earned $50 million. His widow, Courtney Love, sold 25% of the band's catalog to former Virgin Records executive Larry Mestel. Scientist Albert Einstein earned $20 million. His estate generates $5 million annually from the use of his images.


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