Paul Walker new entry in Forbes dead celebrity list

Walker began his career in shows such as Young and Restless

Fast & Furious star Paul Walker is a new entry in the latest Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities.

Walker, who died in a car accident in 2013, earned $10.5m (£6.8m) over the past year and is in ninth place.


Michael Jackson is number one for the third year running, with takings of $115m (£75m), down from the estimated $140m he earned in 2014.

Elvis Presley is third with $55m (£35.8m), while Peanuts creator Charles Schulz is fourth with $40m (£26m).

In November Charlie Brown, Snoopy and co will hit the big screen in The Peanuts Movie.

The highest ranking British-born entry is Elizabeth Taylor at number five.

Here are the top 13 celebrities on the Forbes list:

Michael Jackson: $115m (£75m)

Elvis Presley: $55m (£35.8m)

Charles Schulz: $40m (£26m)

Bob Marley: $21m (£13.7m)

Elizabeth Taylor: $20m (£13m)

Marilyn Monroe: $17m (£11m)

John Lennon: $12m (£7.8m)

Albert Einstein: $11m (£7.1m)

Paul Walker: $10.5m (£6.8m)

Bettie Page: $10m (£6.5m)

Theodor Geisel (Dr Seuss): $9.5m (£6.1m)

Steve McQueen: $9m (£5.8m)

James Dean: $8.5m (£5.5m)