Marley ranks no. 5 on Forbes Top-Earning Dead Celebrities list
BOB Marley’s influence continues to be felt from beyond the grave.
In the latest Forbes compilation ranking dead celebrities and their earnings for the period October 2011-2012, Marley was placed in the number 5 spot.
He beat out other dead celebrities such as John Lennon, Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein.
Although Bob was not known for commercial ventures during his life, his brand has been diversified from beyond the grave.
Over the past 20 years Bob sold 75 million albums.
Below is the complete list of highest earning dead celebrities.
Elizabeth Taylor $210 million
Michael Jackson $145 million
Elvis Presley $55 million
Charles Schulz $37 million
Bob Marley $17 million
John Lennon $12 Million
Marilyn Monroe $10 Million
Albert Einstein, $10 Million
Dr Seuss, $9 Million
Steve McQueen, $8 Million
Bettie Page, $8 Million
Richard Rogers, $6 Million
George Harrison, $5.5 Million