Media started to drool over the King of Pop when the news of his popularity broke out, making everyone remember with great warmth; the undisputed and unparalleled master. The ever famous Forbes released its list of the top most recognized and acknowledged celebrities after death and Jackson sit at the top of it. Michael who died in 2009 has earned a jaw-dropping amount of around 825 million dollars most of which is attributed to the sale of Sony/ATV music – publishing catalogue, which earned around 750 million dollars in March. He has topped the list every year ever since he died. And no celebrity, alive or dead, has been able so far to touch the above-stated figure that Michael has received.
Jeff Jampol after coming to know about this said that “He was always doing stuff that was the best, the greatest, the biggest. That was a big fight when he wanted to buy that catalogue… it turned out to be one of the greatest investments ever.”
He has beaten Prince and Bowie in this race and has achieved the top status for the fourth straight year by rocking it all too well. Arnold Palmer takes the third position whereas Prince landed on the fifth spot in the list.
Michael Jackson, who died of benzodiazepine and propofol intoxication as per the news, was one of the most popular global figures with his contribution in the fields of music, art, dance and fashion being the most well-known during all the times. He has been regarded as the God of pop music at various stages. He was well-known for eye-catching dance moves and golden music, that, still continue to be at the top, even after his death and while he is no more.