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

Ryan Lochte Takes Home First Gold Medal for US in the London Olympics

Posted Saturday July 28, 2012 3:55 PM GMT

The United States can thank Ryan Lochte for scoring the team’s first gold medal after his win in the 400-meter individual swimming medley on Saturday (July 28).

The 27-year-old speed swimmer beat out Michael Phelps, who came in fourth after finishing last in the qualifying race earlier this morning.


Michael Phelps Qualifies for 400 Individual Medley Final

Posted Saturday July 28, 2012 1:46 PM GMT

After a shaky start to his Olympics trip on Saturday (July 28), Michael Phelps qualified for the eighth and final spot in the 400 individual medley.

As a result, the 14-time Olympic gold medalist will compete in an outside lane in the final, which takes place later tonight.


Michael Phelps Covers DETAILS August 2012

Posted Friday July 6, 2012 4:02 PM GMT

He's all set to embark on his final go-round at the Olympics in London, and Michael Phelps preceded the worldwide competition by taking over the cover of the August 2012 issue of DETAILS magazine.


Michael Phelps to Cap Off Olympic Career in London

Posted Monday May 7, 2012 11:22 AM GMT

He’s had a killer run as one of the world’s most successful and celebrated swimmers, and now Michael Phelps is looking forward to bringing his competitive career to a close.

The 16-time Olympic medal winner announced that the 2012 London Games will be his last time swimming in the Olympics.


Michael Phelps Promotes Health with Subway in NYC

Posted Sunday October 16, 2011 1:51 AM GMT

Urging fans to stay fit and healthy, Michael Phelps was on hand at the Sports Center in New York City on Monday afternoon (October 15) for Subway’s run and swim training session.

The Olympic All-Star joined Subway’s spokesman Jared, along with his sister Whitney for the event held at the Chelsea Piers in the Big Apple.


Michael Phelps: Uninjured in Car Crash

Posted Friday August 14, 2009 2:33 PM GMT

Continuing his streak of bad luck, Michael Phelps was involved in a three-car crash in Baltimore, Maryland last night (August13), though he wasn’t injured in the ordeal.

According to a report, the Olympic swimmer was driving his Cadillac Escalade when it collided with a Honda Accord around 9pm.


Michael Phelps: Suspended from Swimming

Posted Friday February 6, 2009 3:33 PM GMT

As the world continues to react to the Michael Phelps pot smoking scandal, it seems the USA Swimming organization is seeking to send a message to the Olympic Gold Medalist, as well as his admirers.

Yesterday, USA Swimming announced that they were suspending Michael from competition for three months, effective immediately.


Michael Phelps’s Bong Exchange

Posted Thursday February 5, 2009 6:11 PM GMT

It seems the recent controversy caused by Michael Phelps' pot smoking picture has had quite an effect on the people in his community. In fact, Washington DC radio show Elliot in the Morning held a bong exchange outside his house this morning (February 5).