The David Gest and Liza Minnelli Divorce
In January 2007, David
Gest and Liza Minnelli divorced in New York after reaching a settlement
of an undisclosed amount. Today, Minnelli is busy with her latest
project, the release of a collection of songs her godmother Kay
Thompson originated. As her way of introducing them to her audience,
she added the songs to her latest tour. Gest was signed for a year by
ITV to appear in a reality series of his own entitled, “This Is
David Gest.” In April 2007, Gest's autobiography “Simply
The Gest” was released.
Available divorce records for estranged couple
David Gest and Liza Minnelli list their divorce date as January 18,
2007. David Gest is a concert promoter, TV personality and television
producer. He finished fourth overall on the 2006 series “I'm a
Celebrity Get Me out of here!” on ITV in the UK , proving quite
popular with his “Get me outta here” song with fellow
contender Toby Anstis. Liza Minnelli is a Tony award- and Academy
award-winning singer and actress. She is the daughter of legendary
singer-actress Judy Garland and noted film director Vincente Minnelli.
Data about David Gest and Liza Minnelli from Divorce Records
It is over for David Gest and Liza Minnelli as their divorce pushed
through in January 2007, divorce records showed. The Cabaret star put
an end to her union with husband, Gest, just 16 months into the
marriage. Gest and Minnelli tied the knot on March 6, 2002, in a
ceremony that included Michael Jackson as best man and Elizabeth Taylor
as maid of honor. It was marriage no. 4 for Minnelli who was previously
married to Peter Allen (1967-1972), Jack Haley (1974-1979) and Mark
Gero (1979-1992). Divorce records reveal that the marriage was the
first for the producer-promoter.
The two were introduced by Jackson when Gest produced Jackson's 30th
anniversary tribute concert for TV. Marriage divorce records for Gest
and Minnelli say that Minnelli filed for divorce from Gest on October
22, 2003, one day after Gest slapped the entertainer with a $10 million
lawsuit accusing her of beating the TV producer during instances of
Minnelli's brief marriage to Gest provided loads of tabloid fodder. The
two finally decided to settle their differences, the legal ones, in New
York State Supreme Court. Recent events indicate that the couple has
agreed to make nice, enabling their divorce records petition to once
and for all go ahead.
Minnelli cited irreconcilable differences in her public divorce records
petition. While the terms of the divorce records settlement remain
confidential, the pair has opted to withdraw their divorce records
petition from the New York courts, with the intention of re-filing in
Tennessee, where Gest owns a home and where neither party would be
forced to claim fault or culpability for the marriage's failure.
Tennessee deals in no-fault divorce cases.
A divorce records search further revealed that Minnelli, now 60 and
Gest, now 53, separated in July 2003. The two went on to file counter
divorce petitions sometime in the fall of that year. The estranged
couple's legal disputes officially came to a close on January 19, 2007,
Thursday, when their lawyers filed court divorce records papers, saying
that the two had resolved matters and decided to formally divorce
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