Oscar De La Hoya Overview
- Date of Birth: February 4, 1973
- Age 45 years
- Birthplace: Montebello, California, United States
- Height: 1.79 m
- Weight: 76 KG (168 lbs)
- Spouse: Millie Corretjer (m. 2001)
- Education: James A. Garfield High School
- Children: Atiana de la Hoya, Devon De La Hoya, MORE
- Nationality: Mexican, American
- Ethnicity: Mexican
- Net Worth: $200 Million
Oscar De La Hoya was born on February 4, 1973, in Montebello, California, United States. Hoya is an American former professional boxer who, in 2002, also became a successful boxing promoter and, in 2018, a mixed martial arts promoter.
When Oscar De La Hoya was 15 years he won the national Junior Olympic 119-pound title; he took home the 125-pound title the next year. In 1990, he won the national Golden Gloves title in the 125-pound division and was the youngest U.S. boxer at that year’s Goodwill Games, winning a gold medal.
In 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, fast approaching, De La Hoya turned his mother’s dream into a strong focus for his training. After an upset victory in the first round over the Cuban boxer Julio Gonzalez, De La Hoya defeated Marco Rudolph of Germany to win gold and become the only U.S. boxer to take home a medal from Barcelona.
De La Hoya turned professional after the 1992 Olympics, winning his first pro fight in a first-round knockout of Lamar Williams in Inglewood, California, on November 23, 1992.
De La Hoya retired from boxing on April 14, 2009.
Professional Boxer Oscar De La Hoya has a net worth of $200 million while his salary is still unknown.