Maximillion Cooper

Maximillion Cooper

Actor, Director, Producer


Maximillion Cooper is an entrepreneur, race car driver, and philanthropist. Born in the UK, Cooper has been a successful businessman for over a decade. He is the founder and CEO of The Gumball 3000, an annual 3,000 mile international motor rally that brings together an eclectic mix of some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, and celebrities.

Cooper began his career in the music industry in the early 90s, working in A&R for record labels such as Sony and EMI. In 1999, he founded the world-renowned streetwear brand, ECKO, which at its peak sold over $1 billion of product annually.

In 2003, Cooper successfully created The Gumball 3000, a 3000-mile international rally that has become a celebrity-driven global phenomenon. The event has become a fixture in the media, with celebrities and world-renowned athletes participating every year in the luxury-filled and adrenaline-filled races.

Cooper has also been involved in the world of motorsports, competing in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the British GT Championship. In 2015, he founded the Electric GT Championship, an all-electric race series dedicated to the promotion of green technology and sustainability.

A passionate philanthropist, Cooper is a strong advocate for environmental causes, and has been involved in many charitable initiatives, including The Prince's Trust charity and the UN Foundation's Global Goals initiative.

As an entrepreneur, race car driver, and philanthropist, Cooper has had a successful career and has made an impact on the world. He continues to be an inspiration to many and is continually striving to make the world a better place.