Known to be one of the most grossing boxers till date, Oscar De La Hoya is a well known professional boxer who has retired from his boxing career. Oscar has been the part of the limelight in the years 1992 – 2008. In his 16 years long successful boxing career, Oscar has won oodles of medals and titles. To know more about the Boxing Career, personal life and net worth of Oscar De La Hoya in 2018, read the article below.
Early Life & Biography:
Oscar De La Hoya was born in the year 1973, on 4th June in East Los Angeles, California, United States. Oscar comes from a Christian family with a boxing background. His Grandfather, father, and even brothers are boxers. Therefore boxing runs in his blood. Popularly known as the GOLDEN BOY, Oscar attended the Garfield High School for his early education. This American boxer holds dual citizenship, i.e., both American and Mexican citizenship since the year 2008.
Oscar De La Hoya has been a part of an array of controversies. In the year 1997, October Oscar began dating the Title holder of Miss USA 1995, Shanna Moakler. Prior to the birth of their girl child Atiana Cecilia De La Hoya, they got engaged. In the year 2000, their marriage abruptly ended.
In the year 2001, on the 5th of October, Oscar De La got married to Millie Corretjer. The couple had two children a girl and a boy and named them Nina Lauren Nenitte De La Hoya and Oscar Gabriel De La Hoya. Other than his kids with Millie, Oscar also has two other sons from previous relationships named Jacob De La Hoya and Devon De La Hoya.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
At a young age of 16, Oscar began to be known as National Golden Gloves. He also won the US National Championship. This player gathered enormously success in life and is known to be the only American Boxer to acquire a gold medal at the Goodwill Games.
Hoya has won a number of titles including some of the major titles like IBF lightweight champion, WBC light welterweight Champion, WBO super featherweight champion, WBC light middleweight champion and WBO lightweight champion. Hoya has also won some minor title like IBA light middleweight champion and IBA welterweight champion. In 1992, Hoya won a gold medal in the Barcelona Olympics. Hoya is one of the greatest earners in the field of boxing and has been successful in beating 17 boxing world champions.
Oscar De La Hoya is not only an extraordinary boxer but also a great entrepreneur. Hoya has also made guest appearances in several T.V. serials and programs.
Net Worth & Earnings:
This Retired American Boxer who was also a member of the 2008 United States Olympic Hall of Fame has earned more wealth than any other boxer in the history. The total net worth of Oscar De La Hoya is approximately $220 million. Hoya’s main earnings came from the days when he was in the field of boxing and from property dealing. He is a man who makes use of his tactics to earn such a large amount of wealth. Hoya has boxed in six different weight categories and has been successful in winning ten world titles.
Oscar De La Hoya is considered as a great inspiration for all those youngsters who wish to make their career in the world of boxing. This renowned American Boxer is the richest person in the boxing world and has turned out to be a celeb in the pop society. We wish Oscar great success for his future ahead.