The Olympian popped the question to Nicole on Feb. 21, and we are already dying to know more about his future wife! We dove in deep and found 5 things to know about his beautiful bride-to-be!
Michael Phelps, 29, has won 18 Olympic gold medals, but on Feb. 21 he won something else: Nicole Johnson‘s hand in marriage. The brunette beauty, 29, accepted the athlete’s adorable proposal and then shared the milestone with millions on Instagram! Here are 5 things you must know about the gorgeous Nicole!
Nicole Johnson: Michael Phelps’ Fiancee — 5 Things To Know
1. She’s a former Miss California!
Nicole was crowned Miss California USA in 2010! She was so close to winning the title back in 2007 when she finished as the first runner-up. Overall, she has competed in seven pageants total.
2. She’s super smart!
Nicole probably knows how to plan a great date considering she is a Sales Communication Manager at Yellow Pages. As seen on her Facebook page, Nicole has been with YP since 2014. Prior to her stint at YP, Nicole worked in extensive marketing and business. What a catch! Nicole also graduated from the University of Southern California in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.
3. Her best girlfriend is her French Bulldog.
Nicole has a daughter! No, not a baby, but a French Bulldog named Ms Juno. Nicole appears to love her pup so much that she even made her an Instagram account. Based on Nicole’s stylish snaps, Juno has a penchant for pink and pearls. We also learned that Juno was “named after the Roman goddess who was an Olympian,” according to her Instagram profile. Indeed, this is a fitting nickname for Juno considering her father is an Olympian. So pawfect!
4. She knows her gems.
As a former crown holder, Nicole knows her diamonds! In 2011, the former Miss California became an “accredited jewelry professional” through the Gemological Institute of America, according to her LinkedIn profile. Bottom line: This girl knows her rocks, so it’s only fitting that Michael went all out with her engagement ring!
5. His family loves her!
As seen on Michael’s sister’s Facebook page, Nicole seems like she is getting a very warm welcome from his family! His sister Hilary wrote, “CONGRATULATIONS to these two lovebirds on their engagement! Couldn’t be happier for my brother and thrilled to gain a sister, who I adore and love already!”
We are so happy for Michael to take the marital plunge with Nicole!
HollywoodLifers, do you think Nicole is a good match for Michael? Let us know!
— Jordyn Shaffer