Author and mother of Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Michael Phelps who became famous in her own right. She acquired a fan base on Instagram where she posts lifestyle pictures for 50,000 followers.
She's worked as an educator and motivational speaker.
She wrote the 2009 book A Mother for All Seasons: A Memoir.
In addition to her son Michael, she has daughters named Hilary and Whitney.
She earned recognition as a relative of a medal-winning Olympian like Arielle Hawkins.