Born in Lakewood, New Jersey
Birth name was Marc Milecofsky
Founder of Marc Ecko Enterprises
Fashion lines include Ecko Unlimited, Ecko Red, Marc Ecko Cut and Sew, Zoo York and Avirex Sportswear
Teamed with 50 Cent to create G-Unit Clothing
Bought Barry Bond's record-breaking 756th home run ball for $752,467
Set up a web site asking visitors to determine the ball's fate
Winning result: Brand the ball with an asterisk, then send it to Cooperstown
Why he might be annoying
He designed a Star Wars-inspired fashion line, including a 'Fett for Real' sweatshirt and the 'Ultimate Vader' hoodie.
He released a hoax video depicting himself breaking into a hangar and painting graffiti on Air Force One (2006).
Chicago Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed called him a copycat, noting that Grant De Porter had purchased the infamous Steve Bartman baseball and let fans vote on its fate in 2004.
Bonds said he was 'stupid' and an 'idiot.'
Why he might not be annoying
The San Diego zoo named a baby rhino after him to honor his work with the International Rhino Foundation.
He provided legal assistance to overturn a New York City anti-graffiti law that banned minors from possessing spray paint or broad-tipped markers.
He offered to design a custom t-shirt for Bonds: 'Marc Ecko paid $752,467 for my ball and all I got was this stupid t-shirt.'
Commenting on the vote, he said, 'I thought it would be interesting for us all to have a pop culture moment together.'
Credit: C. Fishel
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 9 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 18 Votes: 61.11% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 12 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 14 Votes: 92.86% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 30 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 40 Votes: 67.50% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 58 Votes: 68.97% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 79 Votes: 59.49% Annoying
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