Michael Phelps Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Wife & More

Michael Phelps

Real NameMichael Fred Phelps II
NicknameMP, Flying Fish, The Baltimore, Superman
ProfessionAmerican competition swimmer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 193 cm
in meters- 1.93 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 88 kg
in Pounds- 194 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 46 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourBrown
International DebutIn the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Coach/MentorBob Bowman
StrokesBackstroke, butterfly, freestyle, individual medley
ClubNorth Baltimore Aquatic Club
Records (main ones)• He holds the records for most Olympic Gold Medals- 23.
• When he participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics, he became the youngest swimmer from the USA at the age of 15.
• He has 39 World Records in his name (29 individual and 10 relay).
• He holds the record for most Olympic medals (individual)- 28.
Career Turning PointDuring the 2001 World Championship, when he broke the world record in the 200-meter butterfly to become the youngest male ever to set a world record in swimming.
Personal Life
Date of BirthJune 30, 1985
Age (as in 2016)31 Years
Birth PlaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownMaryland, USA
SchoolDumbarton Middle School, Towson, Maryland, USA
Towson High School, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsTowson High School in 2003
FamilyFather- Michael Fred Phelps (Trooper)
Michael Phelps father
Mother- Deborah Phelps
Brother- Shane Lee (Cricketer), Grant Lee
Sisters- Whitney Phelps (swimmer), Hilary Phelps
Michael Phelps with his mother and two sisters
ReligionNot Known
EthnicityEnglish, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and German
HobbiesMusic, Video Games
Controversies• At the age of 19 in November 2004, he was arrested in Salisbury, Maryland for driving under the influence of alcohol and was fined with $250 and was sentenced to serve 18 months' probation.
• In 2009, his photograph using a water pipe (a smoking device).
• He was arrested again for driving under the influence of alcohol in September 2014.
Favourite Things
Favourite TeamThe Baltimore Ravens (American football team)
Favourite FoodCorn dog, Pasta, Pizzas, ham and cheese sandwiches
Favourite ActorScott Baio
Favourite FilmMiracle, Tommy Boy
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusEngaged
Sexual Orientation Straight
Affairs/GirlfriendsStephanie Rice, Australian Swimmer (2008)
Michael Phelps with his Ex-girlfriend Stephanie Rice
Caroline Pal (2008-2009)
Michael Phelps with his Ex-girlfriend Caroline Pal
Carrie Prejean, American Model (2009)
Michael Phelps with his Ex-girlfriend Carrie Prejean
Brittny Gastineau, American Socialite (2010-2011)
Michael Phelps with his Ex-girlfriend Brittny Gastineau
Megan Rossee, American Model (2012)
Michael Phelps with his Ex-girlfriend Megan Rossee
Win McMurry, American TV Personality (2013)
Michael Phelps with his Ex-girlfriend Win McMurry
Nicole Johnson (2014-Present)
Michael Phelps with his girlfriend Nicole Johnson
Fiancee Nicole Johnson
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A
Money Factor
CarsCadillac Escalade, Mercedes-Benz SL63, BMW 760 Li, Range Rover
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth (approx.)$55 Million

Michael Phelps

Some Lesser Known Facts About Michael Phelps

  • Does Michael Phelps smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Michael Phelps drink alcohol?: Yes
  • His father, Fred, was a state trooper and was also an all-round athlete.
  • When Phelps was 9 years old, his parents divorced in 1994.
  • His sister was also a swimmer and he was inspired by her to join swimming. He began swimming at the age of 7.
  • He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), when he was in 6th grade.
  • At the age of 10, he held the national record in his age group.
  • He was the youngest swimmer of USA, when he participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics at the age of 15.
  • During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he broke the record of Mark Spitz for winning most number of Gold Medals (7) by an individual after winning 8 gold medals.
  • He holds the all-time record for Olympic Gold Medals – 23.
  • In the 2012 London Olympics, he won 4 golds and 2 silvers and became the most successful athlete for the 3rd Olympics in a row.
  • He won World Swimmer of the Year Award for 7 times and American Swimmer of the Year Award for 9 times.
  • He started Michael Phelps Foundation after the 2008 Summer Olympics to promote swimming and healthier lifestyle. Michael Phelps Foundation
  • After the 2008 Summer Olympics, he became Sports Illustrated magazine’s Sportsman of the Year.
  • A Street in his hometown, Baltimore, has been named after Michael Phelps. Michael Phelps Street