When Michael Jackson died he had about a half a billion dollars in debt, but that doesn’t change his incredible brand strength. It’s been almost four years since Michael Jackson died, but he continues to make headlines. In fact his legacy seems to be making more money than when he did alive.
It truly could be one of the most remarkable financial and brand resurrections in music history. The Michael Jackson brand is alive and well.
Barcelona, Spain. The 297th performance of the Michael Jackson IMMORTAL World Tour. Cirque du Soleil produces the show featuring their acrobats and contortionists, but Michael Jackson — or at least his music — is the star.
Currently multiple Michael Jackson shows play in Las Vegas and tickets range from the highest paid for entertainment at Cirque Du Soleil to affordably priced to MJ Live at the RIO.
Cirque du Soleil show ”Immortal”-Sold over 230,000 tickets in two days in Japan and 90,000 tickets in Moscow, 190,000 tickets in Mexico City alone.
Michael has almost 60 million Facebook friends. He’s the biggest selling artist on iTunes and he’s sold approximately 50 million albums since he passed away.
The reality is Michael Jackson was a genius when it came to entertainment and vision.
The battle continues for MJ’s estate but, most of Michaels estate will eventually be turned over to Jackson’s three children. The whole objective of Michael’s estate plan is to take care of his mother during her lifetime and to accumulate the principle and assets for the benefit of Michael’s children according to his attorney.