He is the first Hispanic boxer to own a national boxing promotional firm and has generated more money from the sports than any other boxer.
He was named a public figure in 1992 when he was the only American to win a boxing gold medal in the Summer Olympics for that year.
Devon De La Hoya (son with Angelicque Mc Queen) Date of Birth: November 30, 1998 Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius Within months after the birth of his first child, De la Hoya became a father again to another baby boy born by one of his girlfriends at the time.
Atiana De La Hoya (daughter with Shanna Moakler) Date of Birth: March 29, 1999 Zodiac Sign: Aries She is the first daughter to the former pro boxer and was born while he was still dating Playboy model Shanna Moakler.
Keep reading as we take you through details on each member of this inner circle.
Date of Birth: November 22, 1950 Date of Death: October 28, 1990 (aged 39) Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius Cecelia is the mother who didn’t live long enough to witness her son’s amazing success.
Like many mothers, she wouldn’t have wished for her son to be a fighter but quickly teamed up with her son when she realized he had to continue in this family thread.
A decade after Cecelia passed; her son founded a Cancer Centre in East Los Angeles dedicated to the treatment of this life-threatening disease. (father) Joel and his late wife were both Mexican immigrants to the United States.
They ultimately fell in love, began dating and got married in a secret San Juan ceremony.
Jacob De La Hoya (son) Date of Birth: February 18, 1998 Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Jacob id the first son to the Hispanic star but very little is known about his mother’s identity.
His victory however only made things worse as it drew more hatred than respect from the Mexicans but a few people have been loyal to the sports icon since inception.
They are none other than his immediate family; the sports star has even stated that one of his greatest strengths is family power.
Barker is the heavily tattooed and pierced drummer with a rock band; their October 30, 2004 wedding was gothic themed and considered very weird for a stunning former beauty queen.