Michael Fred Phelps is recognized athlete, who is well known an American swimmer who has set the record by being the only one with the most number of Olympic medals. He medals won in many games. He has long route of world records for 400-meter individual medleys, 200-meter and 100-meter butterfly swimming events. He has embraced the total of 83 medals in major international competitions that include 66 gold, 14 silver and 3 bronze medals as on 2016. He has set the record of most Olympic winners with 28 medals.
Michael was born in 30th June 1985, in Baltimore, Maryland He is youngest child of Fred Phelps and Debbie Phelps. His father was also an athlete. He has two elder sisters: Whitney and Hilary.
His height is 6 feet 4 inch and his body weight is 88 kg. In 1994, his parents split-up, his father took the custody of all three choldrens.
He went to Dumbarton Middle School for his elementary school and joined to Towson High School for further education. He was highly fascinated toward swimming from his early age, and he stated that he was influenced by his sisters. At the age of 10, he made the national record and started working at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club under the supervision of Coach Bob Bowman.
It is his hardworking that made him such a legendary person in the field of swimming. He made the path that leads him Olympic trials and eventually he got the seat in the competition and he secured the fifth position at the butterfly race of 200 meter.
fifth position at the butterfly race of 200 meter. He has mastered in olympics. In 2002 he won three gold medals and two silver medals in Pan Pacific Championship and in 2003, he won 100 meter butterfly, 200 meter backstroke, 200 meter freestyle in World Championship. He won two bronze medals and six gold medals and two silver medals and four gold medals at the London Olympics, 2012. He is not only awarded with medals but also honored with James E. Sullivian Award, Marca Leyendra, Sportsman of the Year 2008, and many more. But he had fallen ill after sailing in Guanabara Bay. Michael reported feeling sick after Wednesday's races, and his weight loss. Michael continue to establish world record as in 2016 Olympic, also he won one silver and five gold medals, the oldest individual gold medalist in Olympic swimming history, as well as the first swimmer to win four consecutive gold medals in the same event, the 200-meter individual medley.
Since he a famous athlete who follows strict diet to have needed energy with healthy body. He drinks two cups of coffee, eats a five egg omelet, one bowl of grits, three slices of French toast with powdered sugar, and three chocolate chip pancakes and deals with weight loss and weight gain.
In 2015, he got engaged with long time girlfriend Nicole Johnson, an ex Miss California USA and they are blessed with a son named Boomer Robert Phelps. But they are not still married but they are like husband and wife.
Michael current net worth is $ 55 million and his annual earning around $ 5992800. For more info about his biography, you can visit wiki.