Michael Phelps Welcomes 2nd Son, Shares Adorable Pic & Name

Feb 14, 2018 at 1:52 p.m. ET
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Thousands of miles away from Pyeongchang, there's some exciting Olympian news to report. Twenty-eight-time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps and his wife, Nicole Johnson, have welcomed a baby boy, Beckett Richard Phelps. Baby Beckett joins the couple's son, Boomer, who will turn 2 in May and has way more Instagram followers than me.

Phelps shared the exciting news on his own Instagram account with a photo of Johnson, Beckett and Boomer. "Magical moments yesterday... Nicole and I would like to introduce Beckett Richard Phelps to the world!" he captioned the post. "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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Not to be outdone, Boomer shared a photo of himself with the newest addition to the family. "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," Boomer captioned his post. (OK, maybe Mom or Dad was responsible for that.)

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But wait; there's even more good news! In October, Phelps told Mashable he was stoked to soon start an Instagram account for Baby No. 2. No pressure, but I'm totally holding him to his word.

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