10 Celebrities Who Made A Fortune After Dying

  
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One would assume the pursuit of fame is somehow linked to the financial benefits that celebrities tend to enjoy, but for some celebrities, their deaths were actually a good career move, making them millions of dollars they’ll never be able to enjoy. And while death is a morbid topic, this list takes a look at those unfortunate souls whose deaths were lucrative beyond all living imaginings. Always look on the bright side of life…

10. Paul Walker

When Paul Walker died unexpectedly in 2013, the Fast and the Furious franchise took a huge blow. But fans being forever faithful and supportive attended Furious 7 as a way to pay homage and respect to their leading man. Furious 7 ranked in a whopping $1.5 billion worldwide! It’s been reported that Walker has earned an estimated $10.5 million since his death.

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9. John Lennon

With the anniversary of John Lennon’s death having just past, I think it’s fair to say that the world is still in love with him! As an iconic figure of peace and love, John Lennon continues to capture the imaginations of young and old as they try to imagine a better world. Not to mention that his songs a rockin’! As a member of the biggest band of all time, The Beatles, Lennon amassed a fortune for himself in life, but that estate has continued to grow to the value of a small country. According to Celebrity Net Worth, John Lennon is worth an estimated $800 million!

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