The sound of wedding bells is near for Eve. The rapper-actress-designer is engaged to Gumball 3000 founder and British designer Maximillion Cooper. Eve’s rep confirms to E! News that Cooper got down on one knee and proposed on Christmas Day.
“#familytime!!!! Me and my mom and my lil brother Farrod just got to the English country side. Feel so #blessed to be with my family and sharing my life here. I pray that you bring 2014 in with people you #love. And nothing but #good #energy,” posted Eve on her Instagram account with her younger brother and mother, who flew to the United Kingdom to spend time with their new extended family. In the photo, Eve is seen wearing a diamond ring on her finger.
Dating since 2011, the couple of split time living in the U.S. and London. This will be Eve’s first-time getting married, while Cooper has four children from a previous marriage to former business partner Julie Brangstrup. Maximillion is best known for the annual Gumball 3000 international motor rally, in which hundreds of cars travel through public streets across the world. Past participants include Swizz Beatz, Tony Hawk, Mario, Travis Barker, Idris Elba, and Bun B.
Maximillion Cooper AKA Maximillion Fife Alexander Cooper is an entrepreneur, skateboarder and race car driver who has a net worth of $50 million.
On The Chelsea Handler Show, Eve opened up about the fact that this is her and his first interracial relationship: I’ve never been the type of person to discriminate,” she said. “But I honestly have to say I never thought I’d be with a white guy ever. But it just happened. It’s amazing. I’m the first black girl he’s ever been with too.” On December 31st, Eve announced to her instagram followers that she and Maximillion were engaged.