Maxwell Geoffrey Hoffman Net Worth

Maxwell Geoffrey Hoffman Net Worth is
$3 Million

Maxwell Geoffrey Hoffman Biography

Max Hoffman, (Maximilian E. Hoffman), (1904–1981) was an Austrian-born importer of automobiles into the United States during the 1950s. Doing business among gentlemen who knew one another well, he was known for his handshake deals that always were upheld without a written contract. Often he became the sole importer for manufacturers of what became known as "foreign cars", and orders for these automobiles were placed through direct contact with him. Max Hoffman was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame in 2003.Dealers made requests through him, not only for existing models, but for new types of automobiles that they thought their customers would purchase. Knowing the U.S. market very well, Hoffman made suggestions to European automakers about models they should build for the booming post-war American market, and for modifications of existing models. The special models that were built to his specifications often became successful and famous. One of his recommendations included the Mercedes-Benz 300SL, the "Gull Wing" model.Some of the dealers, such as Lake Underwood and his team's machine engineer, Dick DeBiasse, became instrumental in development, testing, and racing automobiles that would appeal to the American market or influence their choices of brands for purchase.From 1950 until 1953, Hoffmann was the importer and distributor for Volkswagen for the eastern United States. Hoffmann was also the importer and sole distributor for BMW from the mid-sixties until he sold his business to BMW of North America in 1975. Alfa Romeo was also imported to the United States by Max Hoffman starting from the mid-1950s. The Giulietta Spider was born by request of Max Hoffman, he made proposal to produce an open version of the Giulietta. In 1961 Alfa Romeo started importing cars to the United States.The Porsche 356 "Speedster" was introduced in late 1954 because Max Hoffman, as the sole importer of Porsches (as well as other European automobiles) into the United States, told Porsche management that they needed a less expensive, racier version than what they were offering for sale in the American market. With its low, raked windshield—which easily could be removed for weekend racing, bucket seats, and a minimal, folding top, it was an instant hit. A 1955 Speedster sold at auction for $170,000 in 2013.Hoffman's house, designed and furnished for him and his wife, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The house was built a few years after he had Wright design and build his Jaguar Hoffman Auto Showroom at 430 Park Avenue in Manhattan. He and his wife left a legacy of several charitable organizations, including the M. O. & M. E. Hoffman Foundation.An article about Hoffman in 2007 by The New York Times reviews his life, and includes his photograph provided by the Hoffman Foundation. Another photograph shows him racing a Porsche in the 1950s.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Date Of BirthAugust 30, 1984
Place Of BirthLos Angeles County, California, USA
Weightabout 155 pounds
ProfessionActor, Director
Star SignVirgo

Interesting Facts

1Ex-stepbrother-in-law of Jason Cottle.
2Younger half-brother of Jenna Byrne and adoptive half brother of Karina Hoffman-Birkhead.
3Brother of Jake Hoffman, Rebecca Hoffman and Alexandra Hoffman.
4Son of Dustin Hoffman and Lisa Gottsegen.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010Jury AwardTribeca Film FestivalBest Narrative ShortAthena (2010)



Ask Me Anything2014Joel Seidler
Carlos Spills the Beans2012Dave the Bartender
Reza Hassani Goes to the Mall2012Short
On Holiday2010Vance
Greenberg2010Jerry - Sara's Party
Everything Will Happen Before You Die2010Burt
What Goes Up2009Fenster Itski
Ghost Whisperer2007TV SeriesBrian
Remember the Daze2007Zack
Pancho's Pizza2005Short
Meet the Fockers2004Woody Focker
Eight Crazy Nights2002Donald Hardy (voice)
Hook19915-Year-Old Peter Pan (as Maxwell Hoffman)




On Location with Remember the Daze2007Video documentary shortHimself

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