David Gest was married to Liza Minnelli on March 16, 2002. After getting married for 16 months the couple got divorced in July 2003.
David Gest produced the highest-rated musical special in TV history in the US, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration (2001) and was the school friend of Michael Jackson and Tito Jackson. He came in 4th place on the 2006 series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me out of Here!
Gest appeared in Celebrity Big Brother in the UK in 2016 but due to illness had to leave after 13 days. In April 2007, his autobiography, titled Simply The Gest, was released.