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.