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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 second with $55m (?35.8m), while Peanuts creator Charles Schulz is third 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)


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