'Celebrity Big Brother' Contestant David Gest - Everything You Need To Know In 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

The news of David Gest's arrival in the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house has brought a ray of light to an otherwise quiet, dark January.

Because the self-styled brings with him a history of A-list connections, world famous friends and a chequered personal history to match many a reality star in the famous house.

David Gest and Liza Minelli were married for a heady 18 months

Here, as he settles in to trade tales with the likes of Daniella Westbrook and Nancy Dell'Olio, we bring you a quick history on David Gest's busy life to date...

David Gest: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

'Celebrity Big Brother' begins tonight (Tuesday 5 January) at 9pm on Channel 5.

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