Maximillion Cooper is a famous skateboarder and racing car driver who is probably most famous for being the founder of the ‘Gumball 3000’ race. He is also a well-known entrepreneur. Now let’s have a close look at Maximillion Cooper’s net worth in 2018.
Maximillion Cooper Early Life
Maximillion Cooper, also known as “Maximillion Fife Alexander Cooper” was born on June 7, 1942, in Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom. There are no records of his parents or his siblings on any websites or his social media accounts. Also, he has never mentioned them in any of his interviews.
According to some reports, Cooper was a brilliant student in high school. Right from childhood, he was always an achiever and never gave up on his goals. There is no confirmation of the name of his primary school or the place where he did his high schooling.
After graduating from high school, for further education, Cooper attended St, Martins College of Arts and Design. He graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design. His hunger for knowledge didn’t stop, and he earned another Bachelor of Arts honors degree in Law from Sussex University.
Cooper had his fair share of dating and dated plenty of women in his time. Then he met Julie Brangstrup. The couple dated for many years before tying a knot. The couple had great chemistry between them and had a lot of common interests. Julie is a Danish, who was the Vice president and the co-founder of ‘Gumball 3000’. The couple were married for many years and blessed with four kids. Due to their personal differences, they got divorced.
Currently, Cooper is married to hip-hop and rap artist, Eve. The couple had a lavishing wedding in Ibiza, Spain. The couple met when both of them participated in the rally for a clothing brand, Puma. The couple dated for few years before tying a knot.
Maximillion Cooper Career, Awards & Achievement
‘The Gumball 3000’ started at the party in London, where numerous celebrity friends of Cooper took part in a race traveling from London to Rimini and back. The route passed through various major cities including Paris. The race is basically a celebrity motor rally of 3000 miles which takes place on public roads. The basic idea behind the race is to combine cars, music, fashion, and entertainment into one big event. It is an annual event which takes place in Britain.
Every year, the race takes place at different places. There has been a lot of controversies and criticism regarding the race. In 2007, two non-participant pensioners died in an accident in Macedonia. The non-participants were hit by the car from a rally. The rally car was later stopped for over-speeding, and their license had been taken from them.
Till now, eighteen races had taken place. Last race, in 2017, was from Riga to Mykonos. The race started in Riga passing through places like Warsaw, Budapest, Athens and finally Mykonos.
Cooper has also published a book called ‘Gumball 3000 the annual: 2003 Rally’. The book was not the best seller, but its content had all the information one wants to know about the rally. He published the book under his own company ‘Gumball 3000 Merchandise Limited’.
Cooper has also documented a documentary named ‘3000 Miles’. It was filmed during one of his ‘Gumball 3000’ rally. He released his second movie ‘Gumball 3000 LDN 2 NYC’ six years ago.
Awards and Achievements
Maximillion Cooper is one of the talented businessman and entrepreneur who made good use of his talent. He has never been nominated for any major award in his entire life.
Net Worth of Maximillion Cooper
The estimated net worth of Maximillion Cooper is approximately $55 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from ‘Gumball 3000’ rally. Also, he earns quite a decent income from his other business ventures.
Maximillion Cooper had made a fortune from his ‘Gumball 3000’ rally. He went through a lot of ups and downs while hosting the event many times, but still, he stands tall. Currently, he is married to a beautiful and successful hip-hop star, and the couple owes houses in New York and England.