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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Michael Jackson Made Over a Billion Dollars After His Death

JacksonFive years ago, the news that Michael Jackson had died took the country by storm. The King of Pop has continued to be the subject of headlines since his death, with multiple controversies and drama filled court battles. After his death, Jackson went from $500 million in debt to worth $1.5 billion, causing many people close to him to call foul play and the conspiracy theories to continue to roll in.

See Ian Halperin, How the King of Pop Made $1.5 billion . . . Over His Dead Body, Daily Mail, June 7, 2014.

Special thanks to Joel Dobris (Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law) for bringing this article to my attention.




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