Oscar De La Hoya Biography

(Professional Boxer)

Oscar De La Hoya is a boxer and the father of five children.

Relationship Facts of Oscar De La Hoya

  • Oscar De La Hoya is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Oscar De La Hoya?

Oscar De La Hoya is dating Holly Sonders, a sports reporter. The couple met at a boxing match in June where Holly was the host.

Previously, he was married to Millie Corretjer on 05 Oct 2001. The couple is blessed with two children, Nina Lauren Nenitte De La Hoya, and Oscar Gabriel De La Hoya. The couple divorced in 2016.

Previously, he was engaged to Shanna Moakler in October 1997. Shanna was Miss America of that time. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Atiana De La Hoya who was born in 1999.

However, the relationship did not go on a long track, and had been separated in 2000. The split was an expensive one as Shanna sued him for $62.5 million which was half of his income during that time.

He has two children namely from his previous affair: Jacob De La Hoya and Devon De La Hoya.

Who is Oscar De La Hoya?

Oscar De La Hoya is a former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2008. He had represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics, winning a gold medal.

Oscar De La Hoya: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Oscar, also known as “The Golden Boy,” was born on 4th February 1973. Before he was born his parents shifted to Los Angeles in the USA from Mexico.

His father’s name is Joel De La Hoya Sr. and his mother’s name is Cecilia De La Hoya. He has a sister, Ceci De La Hoya, and a brother Joel De La Hoya Jr.

Oscar belongs to a family of boxers where his grandfather was an amateur fighter in the 1940s as well as his father was a professional boxer in the 1960s.

He began to practice boxing when he was 6 years old and his idol was the Olympic gold medalist Sugar Ray Leonard, who became a celebrity after the 1976 Summer Olympics before going professional.

When he was 15 years old, he won the national Junior Olympic 119-pound title; he took home the 125-pound title the next year.

Oscar De La Hoya
Caption: Oscar De La Hoya and his wife (Source: Divorce Court)

In 1990, he had won the national Golden Gloves title in the 125-pound division and he was the youngest among all. Next year, in 1991 he was named the Boxer of the Year.

His academic details are not disclosed.

Oscar De La Hoya: Career, Profession

Oscar De La started his boxing career when he was a child. After achieving the title Boxer of the year he entered the International level to fulfill his mother’s dream.

In 1992, he had become a professional boxer after winning his first pro fight in a first-round knockout of Lamar Williams in Inglewood.

Similarly, in 1994, he won the title of the junior lightweight championship of the World Boxing Organization (WBO), with a technical knockout (TKO) of Danish fighter Jimmi Bredahl in the tenth round of the fight.

After working so hard he knocked out the boxer Rafael Ruelas in 5 minutes in 1997. In 1999 he had faced the hard times hitting Felix Trinidad, one of the most anticipated fights of the decade.

In 2000 he released an album on the EMI/Latin label in both English and Spanish language which was nominated for a Grammy Award. He again returned to the boxing field in 2001 and defeated Arturo Gatti in the fifth round.

At the age of 28, he was the youngest boxer ever to have won five world titles. But in 2004, he lost the middleweight title fight to Bernard Hopkins.

And then from 2006, he has been preparing himself for a life after boxing and expanded his business.

He had announced a new real estate venture called Golden Boy Partners, which will build retail, commercial, and residential developments in urban Latino communities.

Oscar De La Hoya: Salary, Net Worth

And in 2009 he had been retired from his boxing career. This boxer’s salary is not available through any sources. His net worth is estimated to be $200 million.

Oscar De La Hoya: Rumors, Controversy

Like other boxers, Oscar DeLaa Hoya hasn’t suffered from any kind of rumors but has suffered from controversies.

In 1998 he had accused in a lawsuit of rape. It was said that in 1996 he had raped 15 years old girl in the hotel. In 2007 he was seen in photos on the internet with a naked girl.

In 2013, he announced that he was returning to a drug and alcohol treatment facility thus missing the biggest fight of his young fighter’s career. But in January 2017 he was arrested for driving under the influence in Pasadena, California.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Oscar De La Hoya has a height of 5 feet 10.5 inches tall and weighs 66 kg.

His hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown. His other body measurement is unknown.

Social Media Profile

Oscar is active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.

He has more than 357.9k followers on his Facebook account, he has over 956.3k followers on his Twitter account, and 829k followers on his Instagram account.

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FAQ

How many kids does Oscar De La Hoya have?

  • He has three sons and two daughters.