January 30, 2023

In case you were wondering…..

Former Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has overtaken Elvis Presley as the highest earning dead celebrity, according to US business website Forbes.com.Cobain’s work earned $50m (£27m) in the 12 months to October 2006, compared with Presley’s $42m (£22m).
Presley headed the list for the last four years. Cobain’s top placing follows his widow Courtney Love’s sale of 25% of her stake in his work.
Peanuts cartoon creator Charles Schulz was third, followed by John Lennon.
The cartoonist earned $35m (£19m), while the former Beatle’s work took $24m (£13m).

BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Cobain ‘is top-earning dead star’

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