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 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.


Photo Credit: AKM-GSI

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.


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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."


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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.


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Michael Phelps Continues the Honeymoon at Under Armour Event

Posted Tuesday September 11, 2012 9:40 PM GMT

After accomplishing more than most 27-year-olds can even dream of, Michael Phelps is taking time for a little R&R.

The record setting Olympian visited sponsor Under Armour at their Tide Point campus for a pep rally/ceremony yesterday (September 10).


Photo Credit: Napoleon Martinez for Under Armour

Michael Phelps Wins $100k in Vegas Poker Game

Posted Monday September 3, 2012 12:08 AM GMT

After cleaning up a record number of medals at the Olympics, Michael Phelps has extended his winning streak at the poker table.

According to TMZ, the retired gold medalist raked in $100k from a single poker game at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas this week.


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Michael Phelps Joins Golf Channel's "The Haney Project"

Posted Sunday August 12, 2012 10:30 AM GMT

Having conquered the world of swimming, Michael Phelps is now turning his attention!

The record-holding Olympian will appear in the Golf Channel show, "The Haney Project," in which he'll receive instruction from former Tiger Woods coach, Hank Haney.


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Michael Phelps' Speedo Night with Megan Rossee

Posted Tuesday August 7, 2012 10:18 AM GMT

He’s on top of his game both personally and professionally, and last night (August 6) Michael Phelps took his girlfriend Megan Rossee out on the town in London, England.

The most-medal-winning-Olympian and his model gal headed over to the Kensington Roof Gardens for the Speedo Athlete Celebration, making a stealth exit around 2:30am.