Oscar De La Hoya is a retired American boxer. He is well known for his winning bouts in six different classes and is popular for his televised fights. He competed from 1992 to 2008. He made his nation proud by winning a gold medal at 1992 Summer Olympics in the lightweight division. Oscar De La Hoya was born on Feb 4, 1973, and this makes his age 43 years now. He was born in Los Angeles, California, U.S. A. He holds the dual citizenship of America and Mexico. His ethnicity is white. His birth sign is Aquarius. He made his parents proud with his professional achievements. He is the son of Cecilia De Le Hoya and Joel De La Hoya Sr. He is not the single child of his parents. Joel De La Hoya Jr. and Ceci De Le Hoya are his siblings.
Oscar De La Hoya is from a boxing family. He attended James A. Garfield High School. He has an outstanding record in his amateur career which includes 234 wins and 163 by knockout. In 1989, he won the National Golden Gloves title in the bantamweight division. At the age of 17, he managed to win the U.S National championship at featherweight. He was the youngest boxer who won a gold medal at Goodwill Games. However, after the victory, he lost his mother who died of breast cancer. His mother's dreams turned into reality when he won a gold medal at 1992 Summer Olympics Barcelona. He defeated German boxer Marco Rudolph to win gold. He is an International boxing star. He has countless records on his name in the Intl. game of boxing. Numerous awards and rewards have honored him.
Oscar De La Hoya good looks and undeniable talent acquired countless admirers from the beginning of his career. Outside the ring, he is a popular person in the America. In 2000, he released his first album in both English and Spanish.
On October 5, 2001, Oscar De La Hoya married popular Puerto Rican singer and actress Millie Corretjer. They have two children together named: Oscar Gabriel de la Hoya (born December 29, 2005) and Nina Lauren Nenitte de la Hoya (born December 29, 2007). He also has three children from his previous relationship named Jacob, Toni, and Devon and a daughter from Angelique McQueen and daughter named Atiana from Shanna Makler. Currently, he is happy with Millie Corretjer and they will less likely to go for the divorce in upcoming days. He is the philanthropist. He founded a nonprofit organization and a youth boxing center.
Oscar De La Hoya is one of the influential names in the world of boxing. He has a height of 5 feet and 10 inch, which is around 1.80m. He has massive of followers on social networking sites. His estimated net worth is 200 million in USD.
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