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Albert Einstein -- $20 million
Without a doubt, Einstein was a genius.
Without a doubt, Einstein was a genius.

Licensing giant Corbis has image rights to Einstein's wild-haired visage and says that the physics genius is their most requested figure. Disney pays top dollar for the use of Einstein's name in their Baby Einstein line, and T-shirts around the globe feature Einstein's famous face and formula, E=mc². Einstein died in 1955 at age 76, but every generation since instantly recognizes the great physicist.