Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is a popular American former professional swimmer. He is known for his beyond exceptional swimming performances in almost every event he takes part in. He has 23 Gold Medals and holds 21 Guinness World Records. Needless to say, he is considered the greatest swimmer of all time and often makes it to the list of the greatest athletes of all times, period.

Well, how well do you know about Michael Phelps? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Michael Phelps’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Michael Phelps to date.

Biography and Early Life

Michael Phelps, whose full name is Michael Fred Phelps II, was born on the 30th of June 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. to parents, Michael Fred Phelps and Deborah Phelps. His mother is a middle school principal while his father worked in the Maryland State Police. His parents got divorced in 1994 and his father later remarried in 2000. Coming to his siblings, he has two sisters, Whitney and Hilary Phelps.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Phelps in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Phelps’s age is 36 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 June 1985. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194 lbs in Pound and 88kg in Kilograms.


Michael Phelps received his education from Towson High School from where he graduated in 2003. He has also trained at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club under Coach Bob Bowman.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Michael Phelps married the former Miss California USA Nicole Johnson in 2016 and they have been together ever since. Together, they have three sons, Boomer Robert Phelps, Beckett Richard Phelps, and Maverick Nicolas Phelps. He has previously dated popular celebrities, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Win McMurry, Megan Rossee, Brittny Gastineau, Carrie Prejean, Caroline Pal, and Lily Donaldson.

Is Michael Phelps Gay?

Michael Phelps is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation. He has been married to the former Miss California USA Nicole Johnson since 2016 and has three sons with her as well. He has previously been in relationships with popular celebrities, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Win McMurry, Megan Rossee, Brittny Gastineau, Carrie Prejean, Caroline Pal, and Lily Donaldson. Going by his relationship history, it’s clear that he is straight.

Professional Career

Michael Phelps began his career in swimming in 2000 when he competed at the Summer Olympics, where he came 5th in the 200 m butterfly. He then competed at the 2001 World Championships where he first won a Gold medal in the 200 m butterfly. At the 2002 Pan Pacific Championships, he won 3 Gold Medals and 2 silver medals. At the 2003 World Championships, he won 4 Gold Medals and a couple of silver medals. At

the 2004 Summer Olympics, he gave an even better performance and bagged 6 Gold Medals while also winning 2 bronze medals. At the 2007 World Championships, he won 7 Gold Medals and at the 2008 Summer Olympics, he won 8 Gold Medals which is undoubtedly his best performance of all time. He continued his habit of winning Gold medals and shattering world records until he announced his retirement in 2012.

However, his retirement would be short-lived as he returned to the sport a couple of years later in 2014. He competed at the year’s Pan Pacific Championships, where he immediately got back to his winning ways and secured 3 Gold and 2 Silver Medals. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, he secured 5 Gold and one Silver medal, following which he retired from the sport permanently. He also runs the Michael Phelps Foundation which is focused on promoting the sport of swimming and adopting a healthier lifestyle.


  • Michael Phelps has won the Swimming World World Swimmer of the Year Award 8 times.  He has won the Award in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, and 2016.
  • He has won the Swimming World American Swimmer of the Year Award 11 times. He has won the Award in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2016.
  • He was the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year in 2008.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Phelps in 2021

As of 2021, Michael Phelps has garnered a net worth of $90 Million. He has made most of his earnings from his career as a former professional swimmer. Apart from that, the various products and services he endorses have only added to his net worth.

Michael Phelps is undoubtedly one of the greatest Olympians of all time, if not the greatest. He also doing great work with his foundation which proves the kind of guy he is. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors and hope he keeps inspiring us like he always has.


Facts of Michael Fred Phelps II

  • Gender Male
  • full nameMichael Fred Phelps II
  • birthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, U.S.
  • Date of Birth June 30, 1985
  • Age 39 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Cancer
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Moonstone
  • Lucky Color Silver
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$90 Million
  • professionFormer Professional Swimmer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 88 Kg, In Pounds – 194 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 193 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
  • hair colorLight Brown
  • eye colorHazel
  • high schoolTowson High School

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