Oscar De La Hoya, the boxer-turned-promoter, has always been in the spotlight. De La Hoya is widely regarded as one of the most talented boxers of his generation. He won eleven world championships during his remarkable career, which spanned 1992 to 2008. De La Hoya believes winning the gold medal in the 1992 Summer Olympics to be his best accomplishment of all his world titles.
His main source of revenue right now is his boxing company, “Golden Boy Promotions,” which he started in 2002. He was the first Hispanic to own a national sports promotion.
The so-called “super bout” between Mayweather Jr and De La Hoya was also pushed as part of the promotion. The fight broke the previous record of 1.99 million for Holyfield vs. Mike Tyson 2 with 2.4 million PPV buys. They also pushed Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin 2 as The Ring magazine’s “Fight of the Year 2018.”
Professional Boxing Records
Oscar is a retired American boxer. A boxer is famous for his fights and for winning bouts in six different weight classes. Here is a list of Oscar’s Championship Record.
- Defeated 6 undefeated opponents with 10, or more bouts
- Has defeated 23 opponents in World title fights.
- Has a record of 24-7 in World title fights
- Has a record of 20-6 against the current or former World titlists
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Business Pursuits and Projects
The ‘Golden Boy’ formed his boxing promotional firm in 2002. Besides business, he focused on various charity works after his retirement in 2009.
In 1995, he started Oscar De La Hoya Foundation to improve his hometown’s quality of life. Moreover, it also promotes positive lives and protects youth from the circumstances of living in underprivileged communities.
Oscar De La Hoya Wife
On 5th March 2001, Oscar married a singer and actress, Millie Corretjer. Her popular albums are Sola, Amar es un Juego, 5, and a lot more. She is the daughter of Jesus Corretjer and Milagros Maldonado. Her estimated Net Worth of 2021 is $1 Million.
Oscar De La Hoya Kids
Oscar and Millie have 3 children.
- Son- Oscar Gabriel De La Hoya (29 December 2005)
- Daughter- Nina Lauren Ninette De La Hoya (December 2007)
- Daughter- Victoria Lauren Rose De La Hoya (14 January 2014)
From his old relationship with Shanna Moakler, Oscar has 1 daughter, who was born in 1999.
His father, Joel De La Hoya Sr., was a boxer by profession. Oscar’s mother, Cecilia De La Hoya, died on 28 October 1990, at 38.
De La Hoya has 2 siblings. One elder brother and 1 younger sister. His brother was also a boxer. At the same time, her sister was a make-up artist.
His net worth in 2021 is $220 Million—Oscar ended-up up earning $52 Million for a fight. The salary is the highest ever for a fighter.