Every year Forbes releases a list of the top-earning dead celebrities. J. R. R. Tolkien was ranked #8 in 2001 and #7 in 2002 but this year he has managed to find his way in the top three! Tolkien is listed third behind Elvis and Charles Schultz but still ahead of former Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison! Check out the the list here! Thanks to everyone who emailed this bit of info in!