MICHAEL PHELPS NET WORTH, MEDALS, RIO 2016, DIET
Michael Phelps is a well-known American former competitive swimmer. Also known as The Baltimore Bullet, and Flying Fish, Phelps is one of the most celebrated Olympian of all time. Michael Phelps has already won 28 medals. Michael Phelps’ medals have been accumulated from his performances in his Olympic, World, and the Pan Pacific Championships’ 100-meter butterfly, 200-meter butterfly, and 400-meter individual medley performances. The details of Michael Phelps’ net worth, medals, Rio 2016 wins and more can be found on various social media sites which are crowded by his huge number of fans all over the globe.
Michael Fred Phelps II was born on 30th June 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland to Deborah Sue “Debbie” Phelps and Michael Fred Phelps. His mother is a middle school principal while his father is a retired Maryland State Trooper who played football in high school and college. Phelps spent most of his childhood days in the Rodgers Forge neighborhood of nearby Towson with his two siblings. He attended Rodgers Forge Elementary, Dumbarton Middle School, and Towson High School. Michael Phelps comes from an English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh descent. In 2003, Phelps graduated from Townson High. He began swimming at the tender age of seven. Michael Phelps began training at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club.
Career and path
Michael’s professional career in swimming began when he entered the 2000 Summer Olympics at the tender age of 15. Soon in 2001, he appeared in the 2001 World Championships where he won Gold in 200 m butterfly. Michael Phelps’ medals came flying to his hand from the age of 16. In 2002, Phelps appeared in Pan Pacific championships where he won three golds. In 2003, Phelps entered the World Championship and won four gold medals. It suddenly saw a boost in Michael Phelps’ net worth.
Similarly, he won six gold medals in 2004 Summer Olympics, five gold medals in 2005 World Aquatics Championships, five more in 2006 Pan Pacific Championships, seven in 2007 World Championships, eight in 2008 Summer Olympics, five in 2009 World Championships, five in 2010 Pan Pacific Championships. In 2011 he won four gold medals in the World Championship, four in 2012 Summer Olympics, and three in 2014 Pan Pacific Championships. Michael Phelps’ Rio 2016 career saw him win 5 gold medals.
Michael Phelps is currently married to his wife, Nicole Johnson.
The couple got married on 13th June 2016 which was a private event. Johnson is the former Miss California USA. The couple was in a relationship since 2007 but had broken up in 2012. They soon got engaged in 2015. Together the couple has a son born on 5th May 2016, named Boomer Robert Phelps.
For his exceptional work as a swimmer, Michael Phelps has been honored many times with awards like Swimming World: World Swimmer of the Year Award consecutively in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, and 2016, Swimming World American Swimmer of the Year Award consecutively in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2016. Furthermore he has won awards for Golden Goggle Male Performance of the Year in 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2016, Golden Goggle Relay Performance of the Year in years, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2016, Golden Goggle Male Athlete of the Year consecutively in 2004, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016, and Golden Goggle Impact award: 2016. Furthermore, Phelps has been honored with USOC Sportsman of the Year Award, James E. Sullivan Award, Gazzetta Dello Sports Sportsman of the Year, Laureus World Sports Sportsman of the Year Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, and much more.
Net worth, achievement, and social involvement
Michael Phelps’ net worth is estimated to be $55 million. Michael Phelps’ net worth is known to have been accumulated from his exceptional career as a world class swimmer. He is known to have a salary of $ 12,075,000. Michael Phelps’ net worth has been divided between his endorsements of $94, 000, 00 and his average salary of $5,992,813. Michael Phelps’ net worth has boosted from his prize money coming out of his Rio 2016 wins. Ever since the broadcast of the Rio 2016 Olympics game, Michael Phelps’ diet has come to the rise. Michael Phelps’ diet consists of 12000 calories per day or so which would come out of egg sandwiches, chocolate-chip pancakes, French Toast, grits, and a five-egg omelet for breakfast, ham and cheese sandwiches, energy drinks, and a pound of pasta for lunch, and a whole pizza and pasta for dinner. Michael definitely looks masculine with all that eating and swimming. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs 88 kg. The biography of the very talented and respected, Michael Phelps can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, and more.