|Net Worth||$225 million|
|Born||February 4, 1973|
|Country of Origin||The United States of America|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Boxing|
Oscar De La Hoya is a retired professional boxer who has held multiple World championships in various weight classes. The American boxer was born on February 4, 1973, in California, USA. Davis has competed in the Super featherweight, Lightweight, Light welterweight, Welterweight, Light Middleweight, and Middleweight divisions for the WBA.
‘The Golden Boy’ has also participated in amateur boxing before going professional. While an amateur boxer, he won the gold medal at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. He also won the gold medal in the 1990 Goodwill games in Seattle.
In this article, we will have a look at Oscar De La Hoya’s Sponsorships, Assets, Net Worth, Personal Information, Family, Career details, Controversies, FAQs, etc
Oscar De La Hoya’s Net Worth
Oscar De La Hoya’s net worth is reported to be between $225 million. He has earned his net worth through endorsements, as a Boxing & MMA promoter, and a professional boxer.
Oscar De La Hoya’s Salary
The boxer reportedly earns upwards of $600,000 per fight nowadays. This will increase even more as he gains even more experience.
He reportedly earned $5 million in the fight against Mario Barrios in June 2021.
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Oscar De La Hoya’s Endorsements
It is not known which brands did La Hoya endorse during his boxing career.
Oscar De La Hoya’s Assets
The retired professional boxer has an 11.5 million dollar home in Pasadena, California. Oscar purchased the home in 2007 and it is more than 11,500 sq. feet in area. The house comes with a swimming pool, a large lawn, and multiple rooms and bathrooms.
Oscar De La Hoya’s Personal Information
The following is Professional boxer, Oscar De La Hoya’s info:
|Name||Oscar De La Hoya|
|Date of Birth||February 4, 1973|
|Place of Birth||East Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Parents Name||Cecilia and Joel De La Hoya|
|Reach||73 inches (185 cm)|
|Professional debut on||Nov 23, 1992, vs Lamar Williams|
|Citizenship||United States of America, Mexico (Granted)|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Marital Status||Divorced and Single|
|Children||Atiana, Jacob, Oscar, Nina, Victoria, and Devon De La Hoya|
|Competed in||Multiple weight divisions|
|Known for||Profession Boxer, Boxing & MMA Promoter|
Oscar De La Hoya’s Boxing Career
Oscar De La Hoya started his amateur boxing career as a 15-year old teenager. His Amateur records read 223-5 as per Wikipedia.
His crowning achievement was winning the Gold Medal in the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. He has also won the Gold in the Goodwill Games and the Golden glove competitions earlier.
In 2008 the boxer was nominated in the USA Olympics Hall of Fame for his achievements in Amateur boxing.
De La Hoya made his professional boxing debut against Lamar Williams on 15th October 1992. The Olympic Gold medalist won the bout by TKO.
On May 22, 1999, Oscar De La Hoya beat Oba Carr to retain his WBC Welterweight title. After this win, he increased his streak to an impressive 31-0.
The boxer lost his first Professional bout to Felix Trinidad in September 1999. He lost the bout on an official decision after 12 rounds.
On May 15th, 2007, De La Hoya went up against Floyd Mayweather in what was a mega match. The match didn’t disappoint and went on for 12 rounds after which it was decided by Split decision in favor of Mayweather. De La Hoya lost his WBC Light middleweight title in the match.
On 6th December 2008, the boxer fought his last match against Manny Pacquiao. Oscar De La Hoya pulled out in the 8th round hence losing the match by referee’s technical decision. The match was a PPV bout and generated 1,250,000 buys.
After the match, De La Hoya announced his retirement. He would retire with an impressive record of 39-6.
In 2021, Oscar De La Hoya almost made his return. He was scheduled to fight against Vitor Belfort on 11th September 2021. But the boxer withdrew from the contest after contacting Covid. He has since not spoken anything about a return.
Oscar De La Hoya’s Career Records
- Total Fights= 45
- Total Wins= 39
- Total Wins by K.O.= 30
- Total Wins by decision= 9
- Total Losses= 6
Oscar De La Hoya’s Accomplishments
In Professional Boxing:
- WBO super-featherweight champion
- WBO lightweight champion
- IBF lightweight champion
- WBC super-lightweight champion
- WBC welterweight champion
- IBA world welterweight champion
- WBC world super-welterweight champion
- WBA world super-welterweight champion
- IBA world super-welterweight champion
- WBA world middleweight champion
In Amateur Boxing:
- Gold Medal – 1992 Barcelona Olympics (Lightweight Division)
- Gold Medal – 1990 Seattle Goodwill Games
- Gold Medal -1989 Tennessee National Golden Gloves
- 2008 United States Olympic Hall of Fame inductee.
Oscar De La Hoya’s Relationships
Shanna Moakler: The boxer reportedly started dating Miss USA 1995 titleholder Shanna Moakler in October 1997. After a year of dating, the couple announced their engagement in October 1998.
The relationship ended in 2000 after Shanna Moakler saw Oscar De La Hoya escorting another woman at the Latin Grammy Awards. She was watching the show from home.
Together the couple had a daughter named Atiana Cecilia De La Hoya. The boxer was not allowed to get near their daughter following the divorce.
Millie Corretjer: The couple met after the boxer split with Moakler. After dating for about a year, they married in October 2001. Millie is a Puerto Rican singer and actress who started her musical career in 1995.
The couple split in 2016 after being married for around 15 years. Together they have a son named Oscar Gabriel and two daughters named Nina and Victoria. The two still appear together for charity events when needed.
Oscar De La Hoya Controversies
Cross Dressing Photo: In 2007, The New York Post published photos of Oscar De La Hoya wearing fishnet stockings, women’s underwear, and high-heels.
The boxer denied their authenticity for years but later admitted that it was him. It was also revealed that he paid around $20 million to Milana Dravnel for keeping quiet on the subject.
Later another woman named Angelica Marie Cecora also came forward and said that this was not the first time the boxer had done this.
Drugs abuse: The boxer has admitted that he used to take drugs during his earlier days. Hoya tied this statement along with his cross-dressing controversy. He has admitted to taking cocaine and alcohol. He has reportedly received treatment for the same at the Betty Ford Clinic.
Oscar De La Hoya FAQs
A. He has 6 children. Atiana, Jacob, Oscar, Nina, Victoria, and Devon.
A. The Boxer retired from boxing in 2008. He was scheduled to fight Vitor Belfort in Sept 2021 but withdrew after contacting Covid.
A. He made his professional debut against Lamar Williams in 1992.
A. The boxer lives in California, U.S.
A. As of December 21′, his record is 39-6.
A. Super featherweight, Lightweight, Light welterweight, Welterweight, Light Middleweight, and Middleweight divisions
A. Yes, he even won a Gold Medal in the 1992 Olympics.