David Gest Dead: A Look Back At His Life In Pictures

And what a life he led.

With a failed marriage to Liza Minnelli, appearances on two huge UK reality shows, and a career as a music producer, David Gest had led a rather colourful life before news of his death broke on Tuesday (12 April).

The showbiz world was shocked to learn that his body was found in a London hotel room, with his cause of death unconfirmed.

As we celebrate his life, take a look back at some of his most defining pictures in the gallery below. Just tap the first picture to launch the slideshow.

David Gest: Life In Pics