Today, 11th May, marks 40 years since reggae legend Bob Marley passed away. His death on May 11, 1981, came as a shock to many across the world.
Despite his demise some 40 years ago, the reggae king’s estate is quite profitable. Forbes listed Bob Marley among the highest-paid dead celebrities in the world.
According to the Forbes list, the reggae artist saw his music streams soar, accumulating over a billion spins worldwide. “House of Marley, his line of speakers, turntables, and headphones, and sales of T-shirts and lighters adorned with his likeness also added more than $3 million to his coffers”, Forbes reported.