Oscar De La Hoya Net Worth:- Oscar De La Hoya is an expert professional boxer from the United States of America of Mexican ancestry with a net worth of $200 million. Oscar moved from boxing to a very successful career as a boxing promoter and investor after retiring from the sport.
Oscar De La Hoya is his birth name, known as “The Golden Boy.” He is of Jewish faith and has dual citizenship and nationality in the United States of America and Mexico. The 47-year-old Golden Boy is 1.79 meters tall and weighs 66 kg. He now resides in Pasadena, California.
About Oscar De La Hoya
Oscar De La Hoya was born (Feb4, 1973) in East Los Angeles, California. De La Hoya was born into a sporting alias and won the national Junior Olympics at 15. Cecilia Gonzales De La Hoya, Oscar’s mother, was terminally sick with breast cancer and died before she could witness her son win an Olympic gold medal. De La Hoya returned from the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona with a gold medal soon after graduating from James A. Garfield High School.
De La Hoya won the country’s first Junior Olympic Games. Following that, he won the United States National Featherweight Championship, establishing himself as the country’s most potent young fighter. De Lay Hoya’s mother was a great supporter of his boxing career, constantly wishing for him to win a gold medal.
- De La Hoya elevated his mother’s desire to his main goal in life.
- De La Hoya defeats German boxer Marco Rudolph to claim gold.
- Rudolph was regarded as the most lethal combatant boxer, but Hoya emerged victoriously.
- The United States media publicized his mother’s dying request and dubbed him “The Golden Boy.”
De La Hoya’s last bout was a defeat against rising star Manny Pacquiao in 2008, signaling the end of his ring career. On April 14, 2009, he formally declared his retirement, putting a stop to speculations of a rematch with unbeaten light-middleweight Julio César Chávez Jr. However, he had already established himself outside the ring Oscar De La Hoya the promoter, as President of Golden Boy Promotions.
De La Hoya’s excellent looks and charm served as catalysts for his other commercial ventures, including a Spanish-language boxing program on HBO called Boxeo de Oro, a clothing line, and other merchandise agreements. In 1995, De La Hoya became the world’s top-rated boxer on a pound-for-pound basis. Oscar’s pay-per-view revenue was nearly $700 million. De La Hoya launched the “Golden Boy Promotions” campaign in 2002.
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