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Overview (3)

Born in Montebello, California, USA
Nickname The Golden Boy
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Oscar De La Hoya was born on February 4, 1973 in Montebello, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The World Awaits: De La Hoya vs. Mayweather (2007), The Mexican-American War (2006) and Le Champion (2018). He has been married to Millie Corretjer since October 5, 2001. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Millie Corretjer (5 October 2001 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (24)

Has won world titles from Junior Lightweight to Middleweight.
Was the only USA boxer to win a gold medal at the 1992 Olympics.
Father, Joel, Sr., fought as a lightweight in Mexico.
Named one of People's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1997).
Ranked #37 in Forbes Power List (2000).
Record: 223-5 (amateur); 37-4-0 (pro; as of 18 September 2004)
Album "Oscar De La Hoya" nominated for a Grammy. [2001]
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]
Ceremony held at City Hall by Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn declaring 2 October Oscar De La Hoya Day. [October 2002]
On 29 June 2003, his son Devon and Devon's mother were reported missing, their car found parked at a Riverside, California shopping center. The two were found safe five days later.
Donated $1 million for a new charter school in Boyle Heights, California to be named the Oscar De La Hoya Animo Charter High School. It is scheduled to open in August, 2003.
Had three children with three different women in less than 14 months in 1998-1999: Jacob (b. February 18, 1998), Devon (b. November 30, 1998) and 'Atiana de la Hoya' (b. March 29, 1999).
Son, Oscar Gabriel De La Hoya, was born on December 29, 2005 at 9lb 7oz.
His wife Millie Corretjer is a Puerto Rican pop singer.
Daughter, Nina Lauren Nenette, was born on December 29, 2007 in San Juan, Puerto Rico and weighed in at 7 lbs. 13 oz.
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated his earnings for the year at $43 million.
Owner of Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine.
Co-owner of the Houston Dynamos soccer team [March, 2008].
Las Vegas, Nevada, Beat Fernando Vargas by an 11th round TKO. [September 2002]
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]
Release of his book, "American Son: My Story". [June 2008]
Friends with George Lopez.
His fight with Floyd Mayweather sold 2.48 million pay-per-view units that generated more than $150 million in revenue.

Personal Quotes (5)

Everything I have in this world, I owe to the sport of boxing, and I won't ever forget that.
You get to be famous or have some notoriety and there are so many people who want a piece of you.
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.
There is always space for improvement, no matter how long you've been in the business.
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.

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