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J.R.R. Tolkien is No. 3 on Top Earning Deceased Celebrities

October 25, 2010 at 10:43 pm by Calisuri  - 

According to Forbes annual list of ‘Top Earning Deceased Celebrities,’ our favorite professor comes in at No. 3, right behind Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson! Tolkien earned $50 million by selling approximately 500,000 copies of The Lord of the Rings in just the last year. Not too shabby for a man who passed away 37 years years ago. J.R.R. Tolkien beat out other celebrities such as John Lennon, Charles Schultz, Dr. Seuss and Albert Einstein. To read the full list, jump on over to Forbes.com. [Read on]

Posted in J.R.R. Tolkien, Tolkien on October 25, 2010 by
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