Are you Looking for Oscar De La Hoya Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, Salary, Weight etc..? Find the latest complete information. Oscar De La Hoya was born on February 04, 1973, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He 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 Hoy Age:
45 years 8 months
Oscar De La Hoy Birthday:
February 04, 1973
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, U.S|
Oscar De La Hoy Height:
5 ft 10 1⁄2 in (179 cm)
Oscar De La Hoy Net Worth:
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’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Oscar De La Hoya, also known as “The Golden Boy,” is born on 4th February 1973. Before he was born his parents shifted to Los Angeles in the USA from Mexico. He belongs to the family of boxers where his grandfather was an amateur fighter in the 1940s as well as his father was the professional boxer of 1960s. He began to practice boxing since 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 had won the national Junior Olympic 119-pound title; he took home the 125-pound title the next year. In 1990, he had won the national Golden Gloves title in the 125-pound division and he was youngest among all. Next year, in 1991 he was named as the Boxer of the Year.
Oscar De La Hoya’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth
Oscar De La had started his boxing career since he was a child. After achieving the title Boxer of the year he had entered to 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 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 had knocked out the boxer Rafael Ruelas in 5 minutes in 1997. In 1999 he had face the hard times hitting Felix Trinidad, one of the most anticipated fights of the decade.
In 2000 he released an album the EMI/Latin label in both English and Spanish language which was nominated for a Grammy Award. He had 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 had lost the middleweight title fight to Bernard Hopkins. And then from 2006, he has been preparing himself for a life after boxing and had 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. And in 2009 he had been retired from boxing career.
Oscar De La Hoya’s Rumors, and 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.