10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Michael Jackson

The “King of Pop”, Michael Jackson, would have been 54 today and although he is gone he is never forgotten as his music still lives on. His legendary life and brand seems to be known by many.

NewsOne compiled a list of 10 things that you may not have known about this historical music figure.

1. Michael Jackson Is The Highest-Earning Deceased Artist: Besting the vaunted Rock and Roll artist Elvis Presley and former Beatles member singer-songwriter John Lennon, Michael Jackson has been recognized by the Guinness Book Of World Records in a new category for Highest-Earning Deceased Artist, gaining the top honor.

In the first year after his passing in 2009, Jackson’s estate raked in a reported $1 billion.