As long as we had the power, we would have given some of our best musicians immortality if we could. But the sad truth is that earth is not our permanent home, and we all have to make the same journey at some point.
It does not matter that these celebrities are not alive anymore, because they still have a lot of money even though they can not spend it anymore.
This is a list of the top 2021 musicians who are still making billions of dollars even though they have died, according to Forbes.
People in Jamaica like to sing and write songs by Robert Nesta Marley. A.K.A Bob Marley is a Jamaican singer and songwriter of Reggae music. He was born there. Before he died in 1981, he made a lot of waves in the 1970s. After his death, he is still making money. Forbes has put him on their list of the highest-paid dead celebrities several times. As of 2021, he had made 16 million dollars, which is how much he made (6.5 billion naira). His last words to his son, Ziggy, before he died, sources say, were "money can not buy life."
Elvis Aaron Presley
Elvis Aaron Presley was a well-known American singer and actor who rose to fame in the 1960s and 1970s, becoming known as the "King of Rock and Roll." This earned him the title. The bad news is that he died from a heart condition in August 1977. When he died, he was still making money. He made $30 million in 2021, Forbes says.
Nelson, Prince Rogers
American singer and songwriter Prince Rogers Nelson died in April 2016 after taking too much fentanyl, which killed him. Prince is still making a lot of money five years after he died. This is what Forbes said about him in 2021: he made 120 million dollars (49.2 billion dollars).
The Beatles' John Lennon
After a fan shot him in the head in December 1980, John Lennon was killed by gunshot wounds to the head and body. Four decades after he died, he is making money. The Forbes magazine says that as of 2021, he made $12 million dollars (4.9 billion naira).
When Bing Crosby died in 1977, he had a heart attack and did not live long. After more than 40 years, he is still making money. He made 33 million dollars in 2021, Forbes says.
In July 2005, Luther Vandross died of a stroke, and he did not live to see it. he was an American record producer, a singer, and a songwriter who lived in the US. He is still making money 16 years after he died, Forbes says. In 2021, he made 21 million dollars (8.6 billion naira).
Singer, dancer and composer: Michael Jackson is one of the best-known American artists of all time. His legacy can still be seen in the music business today. "King of Pop" was a title Michael Jackson was given while he was still alive. Heart attack killed him in June 2009. 12 years ago, he died, but he is still making money. In 2016, he earned $825 million, making him the highest-paid dead or alive person of the year. As of 2021, Forbes says he made $75 million dollars (about $30 billion naira) in that year.
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