Michael Jackson vs The King – The Annual Debate Begins
About this time every year, Forbes comes out with their annual "Top Earning Dead Celebrities". For years the list was always headed by Elvis, but since Michael Jackson's death the king has been bumped to number 2. Thus starts the debate, is Michael Jackson the new "King."
The raw numbers show Michael's estate making 170 million to Elvis' 55 million over the past year. The argument for the original King, is Elvis passed away 35 years ago and is still earning huge amounts of money. You can check out this year's complete list here. So who do you think is King?