Michael Phelps Biography

Published On Nov 20, 2015
Facts of Michael Phelps
Date of Birth: 1985 , June-30
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
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Michael Phelps is never married. He is tall, handsome and also a world record holder so he must have lots of affair. Phelps recently has announced his engagement with Nicole Johnson in February 2015. They first met in 2009 but broke in 2012 for short period. Nicole Johnson is a model and also a winner of Miss California USA 2010. He might make, Nicole Johnson, his spouse soon. According to The Richest, Michael Phelps net worth is $55 million dollars. He founded Michael Phelps Foundation and used his bonus of one million dollar from 2008 Olympics to set up his foundation. His foundation mainly spotlight on promoting swimming and improves healthier lifestyle. 

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Born in United States of America

June 30 , 1985

Michael Phelps was born in Towson, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America. He is the youngest among three children of Deborah Phelps and Michael Fred Phelps. He started swimming from the age of seven. His mother is a middle school principal.

Graduated from Towson High School

2003

Michael Philps attended Rodgers Forge Elementary, Dumbarton Middle School and Towson High School to gain his education. He finally graduated from Towson High School in 2003. He was more interested in swimming rather than on his studies.

His parents Divorced

1994

His parents, Deborah Phelps and Michael Fred Phelps, divorced in 1994. They had three children together. Michael Philips is youngest among them. Michael Phelps was nine years old when they got divorce. His father remarried in year 2000. 

Began training Swimming

1992

Michael Phelps began swimming from the age of seven. He was influenced from his sister. He also started training to outlet his energy. He became national record holder in swimming from his age group, when he was ten years old.

Engaged to Nicole Johnson

2015

Phelps recently has announced his engagement with Nicole Johnson in February 2015. They first met in 2009 but broke in 2012 for short period. Nicole Johnson is a model and also a winner of Miss California USA 2010. They are planning to get married soon.

Founded Michael Phelps Foundation

2008

Michael Phelps founded Michael Phelps Foundation and used his bonus of one million dollar from 2008 Olympics to set up his foundation. His foundation mainly spotlight on promoting swimming and improves healthier lifestyle. He is preparing to work there after his retirement.

Won Gold medal in Pan Pacific championships

2002

He participated in 2002 Pan Pacific Championships representing United States. It was organized in Yokohama, Japan. He won three gold and two silver medals. He won gold in events; the 400-meter individual medley, the 200-meter individual medley and in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay.

Won Gold medal in 2003 World Aquatics Championships

2003

Michael Phelps participated in 2003 World Aquatics Championships and won four gold medals, two silver medals, and broke five world records. He won gold in events; 200-meter butterfly, 200-meter individual medley, 400-meter individual medley and 4×100-meter medley relay.

Won Gold medal in 2004 Summer Olympics

2004

Michael first represented United States in 2004 Summer Olympics. He won six gold and two bronze medals during the competition. He won gold in events; 100 m butterfly, 200 m butterfly, 200 m medley, 400 m medley, 4x100 m medley and 4×200 m freestyle.

Won Gold medal in 2010 Pan Pacific championships

2010

Michael participated in 2010 Pan Pacific championships and won five gold medal in the entire competition. He won gold medal in events; 100 m butterfly, 200 m butterfly, 4×100 m freestyle, 4×200 m freestyle and 4×100 m medley. 

Won Gold medal in 2011 World championships

2011

Michael Phelps participated in 2011 World championships in Shanghai and won four gold, one bronze and two silver medals in the competition. He won gold in events; 100 m butterfly, 200 m butterfly, 4×200 m freestyle and 4×100 m medley. 

Won Gold medal in 2012 Summer Olympics

2012

Michael Phelps participated in 2012 Summer Olympics and won four gold and two silver medals. He won gold in events; 100 m butterfly, 200 m medley, 4×200 m freestyle and 4×100 m medley. The 2012 summer Olympics was held in London.