Michael Fred Phelps II was born on 30 June 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a former competitive swimmer from America.
With a total of 28 medals, he is easily the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time.
Nicknamed “The Baltimore Bullet”, Phelps won twenty-three Olympic gold medals which is an all-time record for gold medals won by an Olympian.
Phelps, who is of English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh descent attended Rodgers Forge Elementary, Dumbarton Middle School, and Towson High School, from which he graduated in 2003.
As a child, Michael was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He began swimming at the age of seven with the prompting and encouragement of his mother and sisters.
He volunteers as an assistant coach for Arizona State Sun Devils swim team.
Phelps set up the Michael Phelps Foundation with the $1 million Speedo bonus he got after the 2008 Olympics. His foundation focuses on growing the sport of swimming and promoting healthier lifestyles.
Who Is Michael Phelps’ Wife Nicole Johnson And How Did They Meet?
Michael Phelps’s wife and his wife, Nicole Johnson first met at the 2007 ESPYs red carpet (while Nicole worked for ESPN). They become romantically involved in 2009.
Nicole Johnson is an American model and beauty queen who was Miss California USA 2010 and competed in the Miss USA pageant.
She was born on July 12, 1985, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States, making her 37 years in 2022.