Nirvana man knocked off death list by Elvis Presley
Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain is out of the annual list of highest earning dead celebrities.
Cobain topped the list compiled by Forbes magazine in 2006, when his widow Courtney Love sold part of his catalogue for a reported £25m.
James Brown – who died last year – was a new entry at Number 11 with earnings of £2.5m.
The top earning dead celebrities according to Forbes are:
1. Elvis Presley (£29m)
2. John Lennon (£22m)
3. Charles M. Schulz (£17.5m)
4. George Harrison (£11m)
5. Albert Einstein (£9m)
6. Andy Warhol (£7.5m)
7. Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) (£7.5m)
8. Tupac Shakur (£4.5m)
9. Marilyn Monroe (£3.5m)
10. Steve McQueen (£3m)
11. James Brown (£2.5m)
12. Bob Marley (£2m)
13. James Dean (£1.7m)