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YSL Out-Earns Fellow Dead Celebs

Fashion icon bests Michael Jackson, others with $350M, mostly from art auction.

Yves Saint Laurent is this year’s top-earning dead celebrity, with his estate hauling in $350 million, according to Forbes.

The fashion luminary beats out even chart-topping Michael Jackson and list regular Elvis Presley, thanks in part to a record-setting auction in February of possessions he shared with partner Pierre BergĂ©. It was Laurent’s first time atop the Top-Earning Dead Celebrities list since his death from brain cancer in June 2008.

Laurent’s earnings put him a couple spots above Jackson, who has made $90 million since his June 25 death.

Read more at Forbes.