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

Michael Phelps Apologizes for Pot Smoking Snafu

Posted Monday February 2, 2009 3:28 PM GMT

He’s America’s golden boy, so when a photo of Olympic Gold Medal swimmer Michael Phelps smoking a marijuana pipe turned up in UK newspaper News Of the World over the weekend, everyone was pretty shocked.

In a statement released by his marketing agency, Phelps said, "I engaged in behavior which was regrettable and demonstrated bad judgment.”


Zac Efron: GQ Cutie

Posted Wednesday November 19, 2008 2:34 PM GMT

He’s made quite a name for himself, rising from his Disney beginnings to become one of the most sought-after young actors in the industry. And last night Zac Efron was mingling with Hollywood’s studliest at the GQ Men of the Year party.

The “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” hunk arrived at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles looking slick in an all-black ensemble as he posed for the paparazzi before heading inside.


2008 MTV Video Music Awards Big Winners

Posted Monday September 8, 2008 12:47 PM GMT

It was yet another remarkable and memorable year of performances, comedy, and fashion as the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards took over Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California tonight (September 7).


Michael Phelps Stops By the Early Show

Posted Thursday August 28, 2008 4:11 PM GMT

He’s currently the biggest name in sports, following his 8 gold medal wins at the 2008 Summer Olympics. And this morning Michael Phelps paid a visit to the CBS Early Show.

Sporting a casual blue half-zip warm-up shirt and a pair of jeans, Phelps charmed the crowd outside the General Motors Building in New York City, posing for pictures and signing autographs.


Michael Phelps and Stephanie Rice: Not Dating?

Posted Tuesday August 26, 2008 2:58 PM GMT

With the Olympics taking over the world’s attention, athletes like Michael Phelps and Stephanie Rice have been thrust into the world of super celebrity.

Stephanie was greeted with a pair of commemorative yellow underwear as she arrived back in her native Sydney, Australia earlier today (August 26), having brought home three gold medals.


Tight-Lipped Michael Phelps

Posted Tuesday August 19, 2008 7:08 PM GMT

He’s the stud of the 2008 Olympic Summer Games, and Michael Phelps is on top of the world. But that doesn’t mean he wants the media prying into his personal life.

The 8-Gold-Medal-winning swimmer (who will grace the next cover of Sports Illustrated) has been linked to both Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard and model Lily Donaldson, but he’s not talking about which lady has his heart.

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Michael Phelps: Best Olympian Ever?

Posted Wednesday August 13, 2008 1:54 PM GMT

It’s been quite a ride for USA Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps so far in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China. And he’s already being called the greatest Olympian of all time.

Earlier today (August 13) the 23-year-old took two more gold medals (his 10th and 11th of his Olympic career) for the 200-meter butterfly and 800-meter freestyle relay.