Renowned Olypic swimmer Michael Phelps has a net worth of nearly $55 million. Winner of 28 medals Michael shared his height, age, salary as on 2017. Talking about this person can be intimidating. Michael Phelps is hailed as the greatest Olympian of all time. In the three Olympic Games that Phelps participated, he won 28 Olympic Medals that included a shocking 23 gold medals. This amazing achievement has made Phelps the most decorated Olympian of all time. Phelps is perhaps the only athlete, who created records and broke them subsequently, many a times in the same year at the same game. The power of Phelps in water is unmatched, and may remain so for a long time to come.
|Full Name||Michael Fred Phelps II|
|Birth Date||June 30, 1985|
|Height||6.4 feet / 1.93 m|
|Parents||Deborah Phelps and Michael Fred Phelps|
|Net Worth||$55 million|
|Source of Income||Swimmer|
|Annual Salary||$5 Million|
|Sibling||Hilary Phelps and Whitney Phelps|
|Children||Boomer Robert Phelps|
|Ethnicity||English, German, Irish, Scottish,Welsh and Dutch|
Phelps is a native of Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He is the son of a Maryland State Trooper Michael Fred Phelps and a school principal Deborah Phelps. The ethnicity of Phelps has been revealed to be of English, German, Irish, Scottish and Welsh. It was in 1985 that Michael Phelps’ was born and his real name was Michael Fred Phelps II. Phelps has two older siblings. Phelps completed his schooling from Towson High School in 2003. He started to swim at the ripe age of 7 with his sister and the encouragement that he received from his mother. By the time he turned 10, Phelps already held a record in his age group in the 100-meter butterfly. Coach Bob Bowman of North Baltimore Aquatic Club trained Michael Phelps when he was young. As of 2016, Phelps hold 12 age group records more than any athlete in the world. Michael Phelps suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD and he was diagnosed with the disease when he was in sixth grade. It’s commendable what he has been able to achieve in spite of that.
Michael Phelps met his wife Nicole Johnson, a former Miss California USA, in 2007 at the ESPYs. They got engaged in 2015 and secretly married each other in 13 June, 2016. They gave birth to their son Boomer Robert Phelps on 5 May, 2016. Phelps has revealed that his inspiration was the revered Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe. Contradicting Thorpe’s forecast that Phelps would not win 8 gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, Phelps proved him wrong and earned his respect at the same time. Michael Phelps is an icon of the icons, he is otherworldly.