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Michael Jackson's estate at a glance

Prince Jackson
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Katherine Jackson is supported by the estate.

Here's a look at Michael Jackson's estate and how it has refurbished the King of Pop's image to provide for his family in the past five years:

Not all in the family

Jackson's 2002 will calls for his estate to support his mother, Katherine, and his three children, while leaving nothing for his siblings and his father.

The will also left Katherine Jackson as the primary caretaker of his children, Prince, Paris and Blanket. The four receive a stipend, and the estate pays for the children's education, vacations and a mansion in the celebrity enclave of Calabasas.

Through the end of 2012, Jackson's estate paid nearly $20 million to support his mother and children.

Still crowd-pleaser

Jackson's death returned him to the top of the record charts and quickly generated hundreds of millions of dollars through deals for new albums and a movie created from his final rehearsals for his planned “This Is It” comeback concerts.

Jackson's posthumous album “Xscape” debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart when it was released last month, and a touring Cirque du Soleil show based on his music has played nearly 500 shows. All that translates into major money for Jackson's estate, which generated more than $600 million in gross earnings through 2013.

Heirs growing up

Jackson shielded his children from the public eye when he was alive, but the trio are now familiar faces after appearing at memorials and award shows.

Blanket Jackson, 12, is looking forward to a summer of swimming and practices karate when he isn't in school, his cousin TJ Jackson said last month.

His older brother, Prince, 17, still has a love for film and is nearing the end of high school, although his specific plans haven't been revealed.

Their sister, Paris, 16, has been out of the public eye since being hospitalized after taking several tablets of aspirin and cutting herself with a knife last year, but TJ Jackson said she is doing fine.

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