Name: Michael Phelps
Birth Name: 
Michael Fred Phelps
Birth Date: 
June 30, 1985
Birth Place: 
Baltimore, MD
Olympic Swimmer
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 1975

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.


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.


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.


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.


Michael Phelps Brings His Foundation to Brazil

Posted Monday March 11, 2013 11:38 PM GMT

Sharing his passion for swimming, Michael Phelps visited a pool in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Monday (March 11).

Sporting his usual athletic attire, the Olympic gold medalist met with children from the area to swim and spend the afternoon.


Michael Phelps: Back on the Market

Posted Tuesday January 1, 2013 2:25 PM GMT

He dated model Megan Rossee for nine months, and now Michael Phelps is kicking off 2013 as a single man.

According to a report, the 22-time Olympic medal-winning swimmer opted out of the relationship because it didn’t seem to be making any progress.


TIME Magazine Announces 2012 "Person of the Year" Nominees

Posted Tuesday November 27, 2012 5:35 PM GMT

Individuals from all walks of life are among the nominees for Time's 2012 "Person of the Year."

On Tuesday, the magazine announced the 38 people in the running for the annual honor. The winner will grace the cover of Time and join past winners such as last year's "The Protester," Mark Zuckerberg, Ben Bernanke, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, and, of course, 2006's "You."


Michael Phelps Helps Kids Learn to Swim

Posted Wednesday October 31, 2012 10:16 PM GMT

Using his professional skills for the greater good, Michael Phelps spent his Halloween teaching a swim class in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday (October 31).

The Olympic gold medalist sported his usual athletic gear, in a navy speedo, white swimming cap, and goggles, while a group of eager young students closely watched his instruction.