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David Gest

David GestAKA David Alan Gest

Born: 11-May-1953
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 12-Apr-2016
Location of death: London, England [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight [2]
Occupation: Film/TV Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ex-Husband of Liza Minnelli

According to an interview with Dateline NBC, Gest grew up in Encino, California and had the Jackson family as neighbors. He claims they played together and "did everything normal kids do".

Contrary to published rumors, Diana Ross claims not to have any relationship with David Gest.

[1] Four Seasons Hotel, London.

[2] Interview with Stone Phillips, NBC News, 6 February 2004: "I'm into women. I've always loved women. I don't have to announce all the women I've slept with." Even so, married Liza Minnelli.

Father: Jesse
Mother: Ellie
Sister: Barbara Gerber
La Toya Jackson
Wife: Liza Minnelli (singer, m. 16-Mar-2002, separated 2003, div. 2007)

    University: California State University

    Rhinoplasty 1981
    Wedding: David Gest and Liza Minnelli (2002)
    Risk Factors: Insomnia

Author of books:
Simply The Gest (2007, memoir)

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