Michael Phelps is one of the best swimmers of his generation. Phelps retired from professional swimming after the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In an Olympic career that has spanned 16 years since the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Phelps won a record of 28 medals, including 23 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze medals. He holds 39 swimming world records.
As a retired Olympic athlete, Phelps is primarily focused on his Michael Phelps Foundation, whose largest initiative is the one in the program, which aims to make children water-safe. Phelps continues to work as a corporate pitcher and can boast a lifelong partnership with Under Armour. He also has his own swimwear brand, MP, which he intends to develop.
Michael Phelps Wife/Girlfriend/Married
Michael Phelps married his longtime girlfriend Nicole Johnson Miss California 2010 on June 13, 2016, the couple’s marriage was made in secret, and the media only learned about it months after they had already entered into the marriage bond.
According to sources, the wedding was hosted by Phelps agents and longtime friend Peter Carlisle. The ceremony also took place in Paradise Valley, Arizona, where the couple had just bought a house and moved in.
Michael first met Nicole at the ESPYs in 2007, but a romantic relationship did not begin until 2009. At the ESPYs 2017, Phelps was awarded the best record-breaking performance, and during his acceptance speech, he talked about meeting his wife, who happened to have a birthday on the same day.
“Today is my wife’s birthday, and we met here 10 years ago,” said Phelps. “It’s the most amazing thing in the world.”
Nicole was born July 12, 1985, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. She was 17 years old when she entered her first beauty pageant. It was the “Miss California Teenager”. Out of 304 contestants, she was the first runner-up.
Johnson graduated with honors from the University of Southern California in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a focus on sports and entertainment. Also in 2007, she was named Miss California in 2007 and was the first runner-up. At her second attempt in 2009, Nicole snatched the Miss California 2010 title. She participated in the Miss USA contest in 2010 and made it into the top 10. Phelps was confident that she would participate in all her appearances in the Miss competitions. He even had to take a break from training for the Olympics to support his wife.
Like any other couple, the relationship between Phelps and Nicole was not without its rough times. According to reports, the couple broke up twice before they got back together.
“We both had to go through a lot to get to where we are now in our lives,” Phelps told Access Hollywood.
“I’ve always said that if I had the chance to get her back, she’s the one I’d spend the rest of my life with. I could have that chance… I didn’t want to live my life without her and not have her know exactly how I felt.”
In February 2015, Phelps suggested Nicole…
Michael Phelps Wiki/Bio
Michael Fred Phelps II was born on June 30, 1985, in Baltimore, Maryland, the youngest of three children. He attended Towson High School and graduated in 2003. When Phelps was 9 years old in 1994, his parents divorced. His father, a retired Maryland State Trooper, remarried in 2000. Phelps’ mother, Deborah Sue “Debbie” Phelps (née Davisson), is the principal of a middle school.
Phelps was a hyperactive child. To use up his excess energy, Phelps began swimming at the age of 7, and by the age of 10, he was already setting swimming records for his age group.
At the age of 15, Phelps made his Olympic debut at the 2000 Summer Olympics and was the youngest member of the U.S. swimming team since Ralph Flanagan in 1932 – 68 years later.
Michael Phelps Son, Family
Before their marriage in July 2016, Phelps had welcomed his first baby, a son named Boomer Robert Phelps, with Nicole on 5 May 2016. Speaking about Nicole’s pregnancy with PEOPLE. said Phelps;
“Nicole and I thought before we found out [about Boomer] we would travel around the world for a while and have a honeymoon, but sometimes life isn’t what you think it is.
He added: “We are so happy to have a healthy and happy baby and hopefully more will come soon, but we don’t know when. We go through life every day happy and blessed with what we have. But I hope to have more children in the future.”
Baby Boomer was the center of attraction at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and this cute baby even has his own Instagram account. In August 2017, Phelps went to his Instagram site to announce that Nicole was pregnant with her second child. “Number 2 on the way!!!! So excited!!!” wrote the Olympian.
The family also includes two French bulldogs, Juno and Legend. They all live in a 6,010-square-foot mansion in Paradise Valley, Arizona, which Phelps brought back in December 2015 for $2.53 million.
Michael Phelps Body
The examination of Phelps’ body showed that the pensioner has the perfect swimming body, which makes him exceptional in a swimming pool.
Height: 6 feet 4 inches(1.93 m)
Wingspan: 80 inches
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Feet Size: 14