Who Is Oscar De La Hoya’s Ex-wife, Millie Corretjer?

Published 09/03/2021, 7:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 13: Oscar De La Hoya speaking to the media during the CANELO VS. ROCKY Final Press Conference at Madison Square Garden Dcember 13, 2018 in New York City . (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)


Oscar De La Hoya, nicknamed the Golden Boy, has created one of the most illustrious and successful careers in boxing. The Mexican fighter is one of the most recognizable boxers in the modern era. De La Hoya stands on the same pedestal as legends like Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

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As being Mexico’s most famous boxer comes with a lot of media attention, De La Hoya’s personal life is not that personal. The media immediately covers anything that happens in his personal life. De La Hoya’s divorce from his ex-wife Millie Corretjer made national news in Mexico.

The pair tied the knot in 2001. Then, after 15 years of marriage, they split up in 2016.

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 09: Boxer Oscar De La Hoya arrives at the World Premiere of Disney’s ‘McFarland, USA’ at the El Capitan Theatre on February 9, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Who is Millie Corretjer? 

Millie Corretjer is a Puerto Rican singer and actress who tied the knot with ‘The Golden Boy‘ Oscar De La Hoya in 2001. She is also the granddaughter of poet and political activist Juan Antonio Corretjer Montes who served as the Secretary-General of the pro-independence Puerto Rican Nationalist Party.

The 47-year-old is one of the richest singers in Puerto Rico. Her net worth is reportedly around $1.5 million.

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De La Hoya’s kids with Millie Corretjer

The couple has three children together, one son and two daughters. Their son’s name is Oscar Gabriel De La Hoya and their two daughters’ names are Nina Lauren Ninette De La Hoya and Victoria Lauren Rose De La Hoya.

Is Oscar De La Hoya still married?

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De La Hoya and Millie Corretjer split in 2016. Their public breakup made national news and fans of the Golden Boy were very concerned. In November 2016, Oscar De La Hoya appeared at 1 OAK Nightclub in Los Angeles, announcing that he was now single. This unleashed rumors of the couple’s breakup.

Millie Corretjer then took to Twitter to post a picture that said, “On the darkest days, when I feel inadequate, unloved and unworthy, I remember whose daughter I am and I straighten my crown.” 

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De La Hoya is currently dating former Collegiate golfer and rising broadcast star Holly Sonders. The pair confirmed their relationship earlier this year after they met at a boxing event where Sonders interviewed De La Hoya. Paparazzi have spotted the pair during their public outings as the couple is reportedly inseparable.

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Allan Binoy

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Allan Binoy is a Combat Sports Author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in English Literature. Allan is a semi-professional football player for Diego Juniors FC.

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