Name: Michael Phelps
Birth Name: 
Michael Fred Phelps
Birth Date: 
June 30, 1985
Birth Place: 
Baltimore, MD
Olympic Swimmer
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1537

Michael Phelps & Amy Purdy Get Naked For ESPN Magazine Body Issue

Posted Wednesday July 9, 2014 4:33 PM GMT

Professional athletes are constantly working to keep themselves in top shape, and the 2014 ESPN The Magazine Body Issue sheds light on Michael Phelps and Amy Purdy in their birthday suits!

The 29-year-old Olympic swimmer shared that posing nude wasn’t a huge departure from parading in front of the world in a tiny swimsuit- "A Speedo doesn't really hide that much anyway.”


Photo Credit: Paola Kudacki for ESPN

Celebrities Rejoice Over Team USA World Cup Win

Posted Wednesday June 18, 2014 9:45 AM GMT

There’s been all kinds of action as part of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil over the past few days, and our favorite stars were apparently tuned in to see Team USA defeat Ghana on Monday night (June 16), with plenty of Twitter action afterwards.

Justin Timberlake simply tweeted, “USA! USA!!!” while Jamie Kennedy snarked, “WE FINALLY DEFEATED GHANARIA!!!”


Photo Credit: Getty Images, Twitter

Michael Phelps Ends his Retirement

Posted Monday April 14, 2014 3:41 PM GMT

The most decorated athlete in Olympic history, Michael Phelps, is coming out of retirement.

Bob Bowman, the swimmer's coach told reporters on Monday (April 14) that the athlete extrodinarre will compete in three events at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.


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Michael Phelps & Danica Patrick Test Out their Paddle Boarding Skills

Posted Wednesday July 24, 2013 4:53 PM GMT

Before enjoying their night at the 2013 ESPN ESPY Awards, Danica Patrick and Michael Phelps tried their hands at paddle boarding at the Westin Lake Las Vegas.

While donning a black shirt and simple white top, the 31-year-old racer learned to paddle like a pro.


Photo Credit: ESPN Images

2013 ESPYS: The Show, The Winners

Posted Thursday July 18, 2013 8:00 AM GMT

Making much of the year’s top athletes, the 2013 ESPY Awards too place at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre LA Live earlier this evening (July 17).

With Vintage Trouble serving as the house band and Jon Hamm manning the emcee position, the 21st edition of the ESPYS was a raging success, complete with plenty of Tinseltown celebrities as well as sports stars.


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Michael Phelps Enjoys Retirement at the 2013 ESPYS

Posted Wednesday July 17, 2013 8:58 PM GMT

Though he may be officially retired, Michael Phelps joined today's hottest athletes at the 2013 ESPY Awardsat Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday (July 16).

With Jon Hamm serving as host, the 21st annual ceremony promises to be an entertaining way to honor the greatest moments from the year in sports.


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Will Smith & Michael Phelps Hit the Greens for Charity

Posted Sunday April 7, 2013 4:35 PM GMT

Hitting the links for a good cause, Will Smith and Michael Phelps took part in the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament on Saturday (April 6) in Las Vegas.

The “Men in Black” actor and the Olympic gold medalist were joined on the greens by other celebs, including athletes Wayne Gretzky and Ken Griffey, Jr.


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Michael Phelps Denies Olympic Return

Posted Wednesday March 20, 2013 7:42 PM GMT

Clearly enjoying his retirement, Michael Phelps hopped into the Fontainebleau pool in Miami Beach with a camera crew on Tuesday (March 20).

The 27-year-old gold medalist sported a tiny multicolored speedo with his goggles and quite a bit more body hair than we saw at the 2012 Olympic Games.


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