), cheerleading for her soon-to-be hubby isn't Nicole Johnson's only gig. Johnson is probably best known from her beauty queen status, after snagging the title of Miss California back in 2010 and then coming in ninth at the Miss USA pageant that same year.
In fact, the brunette beauty has quite the lengthy resumé... And then in 2011 when Johnson appeared in the pageant once again to hand off her crown to the next Miss California, Phelps was the one in the cheering section, according to 2. Johnson graduated from the University of Southern California in 2007, after earning her bachelors degree in communications with a focus on the sports and entertainment fields.
Thank you @intagemsanddiamonds & @peterphengyoung for not only posting this but also for becoming such a major piece of my life.
I will never forget meeting you guys the night I was crowned with this gorgeous tiara 💖 And now I carry a piece of your jewels with me everyday...
Phelps and Johnson's wedding date is coming up fast — Johnson recently revealed that they're tying the knot at the end of this year — but people are still wondering just who the future Mrs. (Pretty fitting that she's now engaged to a sports god, right?
) Since graduating, Johnson has worked as a marketing manager for INTA Gems & Diamonds (clearly Phelps had his work cut out of him when choosing her engagement bling! Nowadays, the brilliant beauty queen is flexing her philanthropy muscles according to her Linked In profile, serving as the volunteer marketing manager at the Michael Phelps Foundation — her soon-to-be hubby's charity that offers swimming lessons to low-income families.3. In May, Johnson gave birth to her and Phelps' first child, a baby boy they named Boomer. Johnson is also mom to two fur babies — a pair of French bulldogs named Juno and Legend.
The little social media star already has his very own Instagram and he looks all ready to follow in his daddy's footsteps! Juno — named for the Olympian Roman goddess, of course — even has an Instagram dedicated to her cute puppy pics! Johnson and Phelps' journey to the altar hasn't been an easy one.
The singer and "Ugly Betty" star announced her engagement in September on "The Queen Latifah Show." We knew actor Benedict Cumberbatch was engaged to theater director Sophie Hunter, but their Valentine's Day wedding sneaked up on us with little fanfare.
the cutest cheering section in all of Rio de Janeiro.
While we swooned over the sheer adorableness of the Olympian's fiancé and little one rooting him on as Phelps won his 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd gold medals (seriously, is this guy even human?
Singer Elle King and Andrew "Fergie" Ferguson announced they were marrying in April 2017.
King even said she skipped out on her wedding to go to a rock concert instead.