Kate Upton (St. Joseph, Michigan, June 10, 1992) is an American model and actress known for her appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2011. During the launch in Las Vegas, Kate was named ‘Rookie of the Year’.
She was also the face from 2010 to 2011 of Guess? and she has modeled for Beach Bunny and Victoria’s Secret.
Early Life of Kate Upton:
Kate Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, and raised in Melbourne, Florida. She has three brothers and sisters. Also, her uncle is Fred Upton, a congressman from Michigan’s 6th Congressional District.
As an Amazon, Kate Upton participated in the “American Paint Horse Association”, competing at the national level. With her horse Roanie Pony, she won numerous APHA championships in various age categories, for a total of five.
Additionally, Ella Upton finished third in the overall APHA Junior Top 20 ranking. With a second horse, Zipped, she continued to get more hits, finishing in the Top 5 of 2009’s “14–18 Horsemanship and 14–18 Western Pleasure”.
Personal Information of Kate Upton:
Complete Name: Katherine Elizabeth Upton
Nicknames: Kate Upton
Occupation: Model, Actress
Date of Birth: June 10, 1992
Birthplace: Joseph, Michigan
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Father: Jeff Upton (High School Athletics Director)
Mother: Shelley (Former Tennis Player)
Siblings Name: None
Spouse Name: Unmarried
Children Name: None
Height in feet: 5′ 10″
Height in Centimeters: 178 cm
Weight in Kilograms: 64 kg
Weight in Pounds: 141 pounds
Bra Size: 34DD
Cup Size: DD
Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Body Measurements: 39-28-36
Active from: 2008-present
Net Worth: $20 Million
Personal Life of Kate Upton:
On November 4, 2017, she married Justin Verlander. On November 7, 2018, she gave birth to their first-born, Genevieve.
Professional Life of Kate Upton:
In 2008, Kate Upton attended a casting in Miami for “Elite Model Management”, being hired that same day. Furthermore, she moved to New York City, where she signed with “IMG Models“.
Kate Upton did her first modeling jobs for “Garage” and then “Dooney & Bourke.” In the 2010-11 season, she is the face of Guess. In 2013, she appears for the second year in the “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue”.
She appears in the body painting section, being also named Rookie of the Year 2011. Since her first appearance in this magazine, she has worked as a model for “Swimsuit Beach Bunny Bath “and” Victoria’s Secret “. She on the other hand she has appeared in “Complex” and “Esquire” as The Girl of Summer.
In April 2011, an online video of him doing the “Dougie” at a Los Angeles Clippers game was widely circulated, helping to increase his popularity.
Kate Upton made an appearance in June 2011 in an episode of the series “Tosh.0″, participating in a space called “Knife or Banana“, emulating a Japanese television game, where she is stabbed with a banana.
In July 2011, Kate Upton played in the “2011 Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game” at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. Kate Upton’s debut as an actress was in the film Tower Heist, as Mr. Hightower’s mistress. In 2012 she participated in the film The Three Stooges in which she played the role of sister Berenice.
She was voted the best model of 2013 in the 10th edition of the Style Awards. And, in December 2014, she won the award for Sexiest Woman on the Planet from People magazine.
Since her inception in 2008, the model has been criticized by some controversial Internet sites and forums, after she gained up to 20 kilograms (45 lbs) in the 7-year period between her debut year and 2015; at that time the model was fired from the Sport Illustrated agency in addition to losing her role in the video game “Game of War” being dismissed by the singer and songwriter Mariah Carey.