David Gest: Life in Pictures

David Gest died Tuesday at 62. Though best known Stateside for his marriage to Liza Minnelli, Gest had a long career as a producer, including a fruitful collaboration with Michael Jackson. Here, a look back.

A STAR IS BORN

Gest started working as a record publicist at just 17 years old in New York. Within two years, he had started his own PR firm.