Why Famous: The most decorated Olympian of all time, Phelps won 23 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals while competing in 5 Olympic Games.
- 2016-06-13 Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps (30) weds former Miss California USA Nicole Johnson (30) in Paradise Valley, Arizona
- 2009-07-19 17th ESPY Awards: Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin win
- 2009-08-02 Michael Phelps ends the World Swimming Championships in Rome with his 5th gold medal as part of the US 4x100m medley relay team that recorded the 43rd world record of the controversial meet
- 2012-08-02 American swimmer Michael Phelps wins an unprecedented third consecutive gold medal in the 200m individual medley in 1:54.27 at the London Olympics
- 2016-08-13 American swimmer Michael Phelps ends his career at Rio Olympics winning 4x100 medley relay, his 23rd Gold medal, as world's most decorated Olympian