Oscar De La Hoya, also known as The Golden Boy, is an American professional boxer, businessperson and author who has an estimated net worth of $220 million. He is considered to be one of the richest boxers of all time and certainly in the United States. During his career De La Hoya fought in six different weight divisions and even became a pop culture celebrity as a non-heavyweight boxer. He is known as a man who was able to defeat 17 world champions and is a winner of 10 world titles. Of course, this was a huge investment in De La Hoya’s net worth.
Oscar De La Hoya Net Worth $220 Million
Oscar De La Hoya was born on February 4, 1973, in East Los Angeles, California, United States. Already at the age of 16 he won the National Golden Gloves title. One year later he became the winner of the U.S. National Championship. He became the youngest boxer from the United States to win a gold medal at the Goodwill Games, a great success. This was the first step into his career as a boxer and that’s how Oscar De La Hoya’s net worth started to increase. During his amateur boxing career, De La Hoya was able to make a very successful beginning – he won 234 fights and lost only six. However, he was twice defeated by the same person – American professional boxer Shane Mosley. In the same weight division he was able to defeat Pernell Whitaker – this was a big investment in building Oscar De La Hoya’s net worth.
However, as a professional boxer he debuted only in 1992. He fought professionally from 1992 until 2008. In 2008 he fought Manny Pacquiao and lost. However, his boxing career brought Oscar an amazing popularity among the fans and spectators and a huge amount of net worth. Also he was a gold medalist in the Olympic Games, in Barcelona in 1992.
Talking about his acting career, De La Hoya has appeared in many different TV shows as a guest. The most notable of these were “The Stories You Don’t Hear About”, “Michael Chiklis, Oscar De La Hoya, Robbers On High Street”, “Dr. Phil McGraw, Oscar De La Hoya, Franz Ferdinand” and “George’s Bogey-ous Relationship with Vic Is Putt to the Test”.
Oscar De La Hoya is also known as a successful businessman. For example, in 2004 he debuted a clothing line which was inspired through Mervyns department store – a middle scale store which is based in Hayward, Calfornia, founded by Mervin G. Morris. Nowadays De La Hoya continues earning more money and increasing his net worth as a successful businessman. However, he also has some problems in personal life – for example, one year ago Oscar De La Hoya announced he was returning to alcohol and drug treatment.
Release of his book, "American Son: My Story". [June 2008]
After nearly a year layoff, returned to the ring and defeated Stevie Forbes by a UD the scores were 119-109 twice and 120-108. With the win Oscar improves his record to 39 wins, 5 loses and 30 KOs. [May 2008]
Las Vegas, Nevada, Beat Fernando Vargas by an 11th round TKO. [September 2002]
Co-owner of the Houston Dynamos soccer team [March, 2008].
Owner of Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine.
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $43 million.
Daughter, Nina Lauren Nenette, was born on December 29, 2007 in San Juan, Puerto Rico and weighed in at 7 lbs. 13 oz.
Married Millie Corretjer in a secret ceremony held at "El Invernino" in San Juan, Puerto Rico, attended by close family and friends. To ensure privacy, the couple was covered by a large sheet, according to a local newspaper. Corretjer's wedding ring reportedly weighs 9 karats and cost nearly $1 million dollars. [October 2001]
Album "Oscar De La Hoya" nominated for a Grammy. 
Record: 223-5 (amateur); 37-4-0 (pro; as of 18 September 2004)
Ranked #37 in Forbes Power List (2000).
Named one of People's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1997).
Father, Joel, Sr., fought as a lightweight in Mexico.
Was the only USA boxer to win a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics.
Has won world titles from Junior Lightweight to Middleweight.
I think my body went through a lot, went through the wringer. In terms of being inside the ring, getting hit, but also outside the ring, living a crazy life.
There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you've been in the business.
I think about making a comeback every single day. I went running, I went training, did that for a few days. But my body couldn't handle it.
You get to be famous or have some notoriety and there are so many people who want a piece of you.
Everything I have in this world, I owe to the sport of boxing, and I won't ever forget that.