Mar 26, 1960
Height & More
5 ft 10 inch
Oscar De La Rosa (born Oscar De La Rosa Gonzales March 29,1960) is the Tejano lead singer of the four-time Grammy Award-winning musical group La Mafia. He is also the brother of Leonardo Gonzales who is the former guitarist of La Mafia and founder of Leonardo Gonzales y Los Magnificos.
Mrs. Delia Guebara Owens, the ex-girlfriend of Oscar and mother of his two children (Henri and Oscar Jr.), died on Friday, February 27, 2009, at 4:20 PM. Oscar dedicated “Si Quiere Dios” to her as a tribute to the mother of his sons and the woman who inspired him when he first started out, and who remained his dear friend.
On Monday, May 15, 2013, Oscar De La Rosa was attacked outside a Houston gay bar called the Blur Bar. After the attack, De La Rosa had facial cuts, eye damage, and two lost teeth.
Involvement with La Mafia
La Mafia was founded in 1980 in Houston TX. Back home, La Mafia has performed in front of three record-setting crowds at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the Houston Astrodome.
So far they’ve had 37 albums from 1980 to current. Their best albums are The Magnificent 7 (1982), Neon Static (1985), Xplosiv (1989), Enter the Future (1990), Con Tanto Amor (1990), Vida (1994), Exitos en Vivo (1995), En Tus Manos (1997), Inconfundible (2001), Eternamente Romanticos (2008), and Amor y Sexo (2014)
In addition to La Mafia’s two Grammys, they also earned two Latin Grammys for Para El Pueblo and Nuevamente.
After the death of his ex-wife and mother of his sons, Delia Guebara Owens, he dedicated the song “Si Quiere Dios” to his former love and a good friend. His brother, Leonardo, was previously a guitarist for La Mafia.
Both he and AJ Castillo are prolific Tejano singers.