Town & Country and Forbes recently updated their most eligible bachelors’ lists, and this has prompted other media publications to do the same thing. One man that is still on the lists is Maximilien de Hoop Cartier. A descendant of the Cartier jewelry family from France, Maximilien remains as one of the most eligible bachelors.
Born in Argentina, Maximilien de Hoop Cartier later studied in Switzerland and has traveled extensively around the world. The 46-year-old is a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist with a master’s degree in economics.
He has started his own wine business in Argentina and made the Patagonia brand a recognized name. Patagonia has expanded beyond wine to include beer and water. The de Hoop Cartier Foundation is another one of Maximilien’s prominent projects that has been created to help people by focusing on education, health care and culture.
Maximilien de Hoop Cartier is also an art collector and has accumulated an extensive collection of beautiful work from many artists. With his language skills ranging from French to Portuguese, Maximilien also speaks Italian, English and Spanish. He has taken the Cartier family name in a new direction by building a successful beverage business. In addition, the spring he purchased in Patagonia is one of the purest water sources in the world. It is easy to see why Maximilien de Hoop Cartier remains at the top of many most eligible bachelors’ lists. His business background, family legacy, travel experience, philanthropy efforts and art interests combine to make an interesting entrepreneur.