Maximillion Cooper is a British entrepreneur, creative director, and founder of the Gumball 3000 brand, an annual 3,000-mile international motor rally. He was born on June 7, 1972, in Stone, Staffordshire, England.
Maximillion Cooper Early Life and Career
After graduating from university, Cooper worked as a model, before transitioning into the fashion industry. He launched the Gumball 3000 rally in 1999 as a way to combine his love of cars and fashion, with the event quickly becoming a popular cultural phenomenon.
In addition to Gumball 3000, Cooper has also founded several other businesses, including the fashion label MHI and the lifestyle brand Gumball 3000 Apparel. He has also worked as a creative director for various brands and campaigns.
Cooper is also known for his philanthropy work. In 2013, he and his wife, rapper Eve, launched the “Eve x Gumball 3000” initiative, which raises funds for charity organizations across the world. In 2019, he was awarded the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to charity.
Cooper is married to American rapper and actress Eve, and the couple has four children together. They split their time between London, Los Angeles, and their homes in Spain and the United States.