By Kirsty Bachor

14th March 2019

Whether you’re their number one fan or not particularly interested, it always comes as a blow when you find out the news of a celebrity’s passing. I remember exactly where I was when I found out the news of Michael Jackson’s death (on a boat in Portugal: it was a family holiday, not a snippet into my luxurious lifestyle, unfortunately). But in a cruel twist of fate, it turns out that most celebrities earn a whole lot more cash after their death.

Warning: the following includes mention of some awesome pioneers of recent decades and may induce tears.

40. Kim Porter: Net worth today $2 million

Kim was an actress and model, and the ex of rapper P.Diddy; she died in 2018 due to lobar pneumonia following flu like symptoms.

39. XXXTentacion: Net worth today $5 million

Maybe not a completely famous name, XXXTentacion was a controversial rapper who was shot in 2018 due to a robbery attempt in which the music artist refused to hand over any cash.

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