Oscar De La Hoya is a well-established & entrenched former boxing player who had a great popularity in the boxing fraternity. Oscar was spectacularly remarkable for his winning bouts in the category of six varied classes. This ingenious and competent man is extremely professional towards his boxing career and was always persistent and dedicated towards his playing. He had well-revised fighting skills and techniques which help him to counter-attack the opposing player in a much more efficacious way. The boosting and inspirational persona a earned a great amount of fortune throughout. Therefore, let’s find out more about how much is Oscar De La Hoya’s net worth in 2018.
Oscar De La Hoya Early Life
Oscar De La Hoya was born (4 February 1973) and brought up in California, the United States, thus making him an American citizen by birth. Oscar De La Hoya’s parents used to live in Mexico before he was born. Oscar was born to mother Dona Cecilia De La Hoya and father Joel De La Hoya. Oscar’s father was also a former boxer in Mexico. But at a very early age, Oscar’s mother passed away due to a breast cancer. Oscar also had a brother named as Joel Jr. and a younger sister Maria.
Oscar in his childhood days had no interest in fighting or any kind of boxing. Whenever he had a fight with his siblings he used to run away to other room in the house to avoid the fight instantly. He was never interested in physical sports at any moment in his childhood days. Oscar was always a soft-hearted person who used to avoid fighting issues. He had a problem in fighting back when he was attacked by someone. Later, Oscar’s father got him admitted to a boxing gym to fight back in difficulties.
Oscar De La Hoya Career, Awards & Achievement
At the age of 6, Oscar began his first boxing practice under his father’s guidance.
At the age of 15, Oscar was awarded the first medal at the National Junior Olympic in the 119-pound title.
Again in the following year, Oscar was entitled to the 125-pound title.
In the year 1991, Oscar was victorious at the U.S. Amateur Tournament.
In 1992, Oscar participated in the Summer Olympics in Barcelona but he failed to achieve any victory in the game.
After 1992, Oscar won his first fight, fighting against Lamar Williams in the first-round knockout. He did excellently well during his first year as a pro.
After the following year, Oscar also participated in the junior lightweight championship of the World Boxing Organization. He had a successful win along with a winning title as well.
Similarly, Oscar’s other notable work and victories in boxing were ‘Super Featherweight’, ‘Lightweight’, ‘De La Hoya vs. Ruelas unification’, and various others.
Finally, in the year 1994 Oscar declared his retirement plan from the boxing fraternity widely.
Awards and Achievements
In 1989, Oscar was entitled as the gold medalist ‘National Golden Gloves’.
Oscar was a gold medallist at the ‘US National Championship’ in the year 1990.
Again in the same year, he was a gold medallist at the ‘Goodwill Games’.
Oscar was also a gold medallist at the ‘US Olympic Festival’ in 1995.
Oscar was a 6-time gold medallist at the ‘Olympic Games’.
Net Worth of Oscar De La Hoya
Oscar started his journey as just an amateur boxing player under the guardianship of his father. But today, Oscar has made his own identity as a powerful boxing player with undefeated & unputdownable skills and tactics. He has the ability to fight against his opponent with courage and audacity. It had thus helped him to earn the highest recognition and fortune in the boxing fraternity. Hence, the net worth of this proficient, ace and adamant persona is about $200 million approximately.
Oscar has won innumerable medals and awards for his recognized and distinctive playing tactics and skills. He has been considered as the strongest fighting player in the history of boxing fraternity significantly.