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Michael Phelps And Wife Nicole Welcome Baby No. 2, Beckett

By Karen Price | Feb. 13, 2018, 8:55 p.m. (ET)


Boomer Phelps is officially a big brother, and #babyshark officially has a name.

Dad Michael Phelps and mom Nicole Johnson Phelps welcomed the newest addition to their family on Monday, a little boy — and possible future Olympic teammate for Boomer — named Beckett.

The 23-time Olympic gold medalist posted a photo to Instagram on Tuesday of Johnson holding both boys with the caption: “Magical moments yesterday… Nicole and I would like to introduce Beckett Richard Phelps to the world! We had a healthy baby boy and a healthy mama. I truly do feel like the happiest man in the world. Being able to build our family to now 4 (6 with doggies) is so incredible!#familyof4now.”

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It was just Sunday that Phelps threw a baby shower for his wife in Scottsdale, Arizona, with both parents posting photos to social media using the hashtag “babyshark” in thanking friends and family for coming out to celebrate.

Boomer, now 17 months, was born in May 2016 and became a media sensation as his dad competed in his fifth and final Olympics in Rio that summer. The elder Phelps son and his dad have recently been featured in a diaper campaign to promote fun and safe pool time for babies and their parents called #Trainingfor2032.

Boomer’s most recent Instagram post — he has 785,000 followers — features a photo of dad helping him hold the newborn with the caption: “I am officially a big bro!!! All I wanna do is hold him! I can’t wait til I get to teach him so many cool things about the world!! #bigbro.”

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