Oscar De La Hoya is a retired American boxer, currently working as a boxing promoter who has a net worth of $200 million dollars. He professionally competed for 16 years and has won several world titles as sextuple champion such as the lineal championship in three weight classes.
Placed as the 11th best boxer of all time, the success and struggle are here to motivate budding boxers over there.
- Birthday: 4 February 1973 (Age 45)
- Ethnicity: Mexican
- Nationality: Mexican, American
Oscar De La Hoya Wife - Millie Corretjer and Kids
Oscar De La Hoya is married to Millie Corretjer and has two children with her. Moreover, he is also father to three other children born from his past relationships.
Born in East Los Angeles, California, Oscar is the son of Joel De La Hoya Sr. and his wife Cecilia De La Hoya. His parents were Mexican immigrants who moved to America prior to his birth.
Belongs to athlete family, his father fought as a professional boxer during the 60s, whereas, his grandfather was an amateur boxer.
- Parents: Joel De La Hoya Sr. and Cecilia De La Hoya
- Wife: Millie Corretjer (m. 2001)
- Children: 5
- Marital Status: Married
Barely known about his academic qualification, his amateur career counts 234 wins, six losses, and 163 knockouts. Winner of 1989 National Golden Gloves, he succeeded the title of the US National Championship at featherweight at the age of 17.
Became the youngest US boxer at Goodwill Games 1990, Oscar won a gold medal in the 1992 Summer Olympic in Barcelona which was the dream of his late mother.
His dedication to making the wish of his mother come true earned his a nickname “The Golden Boy” by US media which remained with him all through his career.
Oscar De La Hoya tied a knot with Puerto Rican singer and actress, Millie Corretjer, on 5 October 2001. They are parents of two children; son Oscar Gabriel and daughter Nina Lauren Nenitte.
Besides his wife Millie, Oscar was previously engaged with former Miss USA Shanna Moakler with whom he has a daughter named Atiana De La Hoya. They spat in 2000 when his then fiancé saw Oscar accompanying his now-wife Millie in the Latin Grammy Awards that year.
Furthermore, he is also father to two more sons; Devon and Jacob De La Hoya, born from his past affairs.
Oscar De La Hoya Height and Age
Oscar De La Hoya has the height of 5 feet 10 inches and has the weight of 76 kilos. Once troubled with drug and alcohol addiction, he is now living a healthy lifestyle that helped him to regain his athletic body measurements.
This brunette boxer has fine athletic physique though he hasn’t revealed his actual body measurements. He stands with model height and proportionate weight which makes him appear classy in any kind of apparel.
- Height: 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.79m)
- Body Measurements: N/A
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 76 KG (168 lbs)
Born with Latin genes, he is blessed with the undeniable audacity to fight and tempting good-looks that have helped him to garner an immense fan following. Began drinking alcohol as pain reliever since the death of his mom in 1990, the habits started exploiting his career and life as he has become a complete alcoholic.
Finally, he asked for a help and joined rehab shortly after getting too close to end his marital life which occurred due to his alcohol guilt. Currently, he breathes and lives healthy, abandoned drinks and regained his sculpted athlete body built.
The brown-eyed hunk loves adventurous traveling and sports besides boxing. He is an avid supporter of American baseball team Los Angeles Dodgers. He is fond of delightful Mexican delicacies, jazz music, and reading intellectual writings in his leisure.
Professional CareerOscar De La Hoya is a retired boxer who is 10-time world champion in six weight divisions. Founder of boxing promotional firm, “Golden Boy Promotions”, he is the first Latin boxer to found a national boxing promotional firm, taking the responsibilities while still active. Once became the top-pay-per-view earner, he declared his retirement after 16 years of glorious career in boxing in 2009.
- 1992: Won the WBO super featherweight defeating Jimmy Bredahl in the tenth round as well as became a gold medalist in the Summer Olympic Games
- 1994: Won the WBO Lightweight title after knocking out Jorge Páez
- 1995: Knocked out Rafael Ruelas, Genaro Hernández, and Jesse James Leija to defend the WBO 1996: Defeated Miguel Ángel González which led him as a winner of the light welterweight title
- 1997: Competed in the welterweight division and won the lineal and WBC titles, also became number one ranked pound-for-pound fighter of Ring Magazine
- 2001: Fought against WBC champion Javier Castillejo and won the Light middleweight
- 2004: become the first boxer to win world titles in six different weight divisions after winning WBO middleweight title defeating Felix Sturm
- 2009: Retired from boxing
Oscar De La Hoya Net Worth - $200 Million Dollars
Oscar De La Hoya has a net worth of $200 million while his salary is still unknown.
A pop culture celebrity, he has garnered whooping fortunes through his outstanding boxing career and various other tenures.
Starred in and anchored a reality series “The Next Great Champ” on Fox and Fox Sports Net, Oscar has released a CD “Oscar De La Hoya” under EMI International which was nominated in Grammy Awards.
Also a successful entrepreneur, he has accumulated huge chunk of his assets through boxing and his venture “Golden Boy Enterprises”.
- Salary: N/A
- Net Worth: $200 Million