When they outgrew their 26,000-square-foot mansion, David and Jackie Siegel set out to build their dream home, which was to be the biggest in the U.S. <em>The Queen of Versailles</em> looks at what happened when the recession ruined that dream.
Credit Lauren Greenfield / Magnolia Pictures
Jackie with five of her eight children. Thirty years younger than David, Jackie proves to be more than a typical trophy wife in the film.
When director Lauren Greenfield started filming The Queen of Versailles, a documentary about 74-year-old David Siegel, a billionaire timeshare magnate from Orlando, and Jackie, a trophy wife 30 years his junior, they had outgrown their 26,000-square-foot home.