Elvis may have taken a back seat to the King of Pop the past few years but Elvis' estate is still earning steadily thanks to his eternally popular image, the internationally touring video-concerts and the stream of revenue from Graceland and the ever-expanding EPE licensed products.
Top five Forbes magazine Top-Earning Dead Celebrities.
1. Michael Jackson $160 million
2. Elvis Presley $55 million
3. Charles Schulz ('Peanuts' creator) $37 million.
4. Elizabeth Taylor $25 million.
5. Bob Marley $18 million.
source: http://www.elvisinfonet.com - Elvis Information Network