Previously, pictures of Oscar De La Hoya wearing fishnet lingerie and high heels got leaked and many people accused him of being gay. Well, he isn't. He is straight as he is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Holly Sonders. However, the couple has yet to get married.
When the life of Oscar De La Hoya is recounted in a two-part documentary titled The Golden Boy, fans will get an inside look at one of boxing's greatest champions. The HBO documentary, which recently had its global premiere at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival, was Executive Produced by actors Mark Wahlberg and Mario Lopez.
De La Hoya, an Olympic gold medalist in 1992, won super featherweight gold in his 12th pro bout and lightweight gold shortly after. In 1996, a brutal victory over then-super lightweight champion and boxing icon Julio Cesar Chavez confirmed "The Golden Boy" as a pound-for-pound contender and genuine superstar. The now-50-year-old has previously won gold in the welterweight, super welterweight, and middleweight weight classes.
In 2007, pictures of Oscar De La Hoya wearing fishnet lingerie and high heels got leaked. Ever since the pictures got leaked, many people have accused him of being gay. Well, let's find out what the truth is.
Oscar de la Hoya Is Not Gay!
No, Oscar De La Hoya (@oscardelahoya) is not gay. While the 50-year-old has never stated anything about the pictures of him wearing fishnet lingerie and high heels, we confirm he is straight as he is and has always been in a romantic relationship with a woman.
However, Daily Reports that he will be addressing infamous photos of his cross-dressing (in fishnets and high heels) in his upcoming HBO documentary, The Golden Boy. The documentary is divided into 2 parts. While the first part will be released on July 24, the second part will be released on July 25. In just a couple of days, we might know the story behind the pictures that circulated the rumor about him being gay.
Oscar De La Hoya is not gay.
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On the other hand, Oscar De La Hoya is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Holly Sonders. According to People, Sonders was the face of Golf Channel's Morning Drive for five years until joining Fox Sports in 2015. She was hired to anchor Fox Sports' recently acquired USGA coverage, replacing Greg Norman, who was fired after one season. Sonders covered the USGA championship, U.S. Opens, and U.S. Women's Opens for the sports network.
Sonders and De La Hoya first met in June 2021 at Bally's Fight Night. As the event's presenter, Sonders interviewed current and former fighters, which is how she and De La Hoya connected. TMZ got images of the couple on a date at Nobu in Malibu in August 2021. However, the pair didn't make Instagram official until November of that year.
Oscar De La Hoya and his girlfriend, Holly Sonders.
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Clearly, Oscar De La Hoya and his girlfriend have been in a serious relationship. We wouldn't be surprised if the couple decides to get married sooner. And once again, the given information is strong enough to declare that Oscar is not gay.
Oscar de la Hoya Previously Stated That He Will Be the First Hispanic Athlete to Become a Billionaire!
Reaching billionaire status is a significant achievement, and just a few sportsmen have done it. Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Tiger Woods are the world's only three sportsmen with a $1 billion net worth. A big accomplishment that was well welcomed.
In fact, Oscar De La Hoya was among the first to congratulate his fellow sportsmen on their accomplishments. Before announcing that he will be the first Hispanic athlete to become a Billionaire.
Oscar De La Hoya now has a net worth of $220 million. He is presently $780 million short of joining the billionaire club. But, with some hard effort and commitment, he'll be right there with Jordan, James, and Woods.