Kate Upton

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Kate Upton, originally known as Katherine Elizabeth Upton, she is an American model and actress. She was born in St. Joseph in Michigan in the year 1992, June 10, and was raised in Melbourne Florida, where she was a student at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, her parents are Shelley Fawn (a state tennis champion from Texas) and Jeff Upton who is a high school athletic director.

Her Uncle Fred Upton is a U.S Congressmen representative who was named after Kate’s great-grandfather who was a co-founder of appliance manufacturer and marketer in the Whirlpool Corporation.


Kate Upton is a sport illustrated swimsuit model, and she was the cover model for 2012, 2013 and 2017 issues and she was also the cover model for vanity fair 100th anniversary. Upon Upton’s appearance on the 2012 cover of sport illustrated swimsuit issues, She still felt the negative aftermath of the sport illustrated the cover for quite some weeks as she felt she was being criticized and treated like a child.

Kate UptonAs said earlier that she is an actress, Kate Upton has also featured in the movies, Tower Heist (which was in 2011), The Other Woman (which was in 2014), The Three Stooges (2012), Wild Man (2017) and The Layover (2017) amidst others. In Tower Heist, she took the role of Mr. High Tower’s Mistress, she played sister Bernice in the Three Stooges, while she played Amber in The Other Woman, Talia in the movie titled ‘Wild Man’ and Meg in The Layover.



Kate has a black mole on her lip which serves as a unique trademark for her. She has taken over the world by surprise since she had been signed by IMG models in 2010.

She competed as a young equestrian in the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) at a national level with her horse named Roanie. She was named the 13 because she won three APHA Reserve World Championships. Overall, she ended up with third place on the APHA Youth Top 20. Kate Upton won 14 to 18 western riding with a second horse named Colby and she was also included in the Top 5 in the 14 to 18 Horsemanship and Western Pleasure in 2009.

Kate Upton has some modeling characteristics/information which is, height ( 5ft and 10inches tall), her hair color is mostly blonde while her eye color is blue-green, Her modeling agency is known as The Lions which is in the New York.


In early 2014, she started dating a baseball player whose name was Justin Verlander and they got engaged in 2016. Kate Upton is now married to the love of her life Houston Astros Pitcher, Justin Verlander in early days of November 2017 in a luxuriant romantic ceremony, and by now I guess you all must have seen the gorgeously dressed couple’s perfect picture as they walked down the aisle with the smile on their faces.

Kate Upton

Both of them were joined together with the help of an international wedding planner and designer named Lisa Vorce in Tuscany, Italy because Tuscany has been the first place they’ve gone on vacation together.

Apart from appearing on the sport illustrated swimsuit cover issues, Kate had also appeared in the editorials for American Vogue, Brazilian Vogue, Italian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Italian GQ, German GQ, American GQ, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Mademoiselle, LOVE, Glamour, American Elle, French Elle, and Cosmopolitan.

Models.com ranked her the fifth sexiest model in 2012, in the same year 2012, she was listed on Maxim’s Hot 100 List.

She has also appeared in an advertising campaign for David Yurman, Sam Edelman, Victoria’s Secret, Betsey Johnson, Express and Bare Necessities, Guess (Guess Jeans, Guess Lingerie, and Guess Accessories), Liverpool, Dylan George, Dooney, and Burke.

She was given a title which was ‘the new face’ of Bobbi Brown cosmetics in the year 2014.


She had earned herself two Awards, the first Award was in the year 2013 (Style Awards) Model of the year and (People Magazine Awards) and was given the award of ‘People’s Sexiest Woman’ in 2014, these two Awards were received by her. She was also nominated in the year 2014 and 2015 in Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Awards respectively.

Kate Upton

And guess what? Kate is also a believer who said her belief in God is very important to her. Someone asked a during a photo shoot why she is wearing a cross! The person went further to say that ‘like she wants people to believe that she is religious, so the necklace was taken from her when the shoot is about to begin. The incident affected her so much that she realized she needed across with her at all times and this prompted her to have a cross tattooed on the inside of her finger.

Upton’s nude pictures and some other female celebrities were leaked out to the internet in the year 2014.

Kate had a pet or better still a domestic Boxer named Harley (a medium-sized, short-haired breed of dog, developed in Germany) as of 2017.

Parts of the 2013 sports illustrated pictorially were shot in Antarctica where she suffered from failed hearing and eyesight which is caused by the extreme cold she encountered.


In 2014, Kate Upton was starred with Tony Hale in the Lady Antebellum’s music video Titled ‘The Bartender’, that was exactly the time the Award ‘Sexiest Woman’ was given to her.

Upton was also the centerpiece of a 40 million dollars advertising for a machine Zone Game Mobile App named “Game of War: The Fire Age”.

Kate Upton

In April 2011, Upton’s YouTube video of her dancing to Cali Swag’s Hip Hop “Dougie Hip Hop Dance” at Los Angeles Clippers Game which went viral and this video was the number one most watched video on YouTube, Twitter and Google for the couple of weeks which served to increased her popularity. As the clip go viral on social media, it has more than 8million views by her fans.

Katherine Elizabeth Upton had worked with several photographers such as Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, Stewart Shining, Yu Tsai, Josh Olins, Norman Jean Ray, Bruce Weber, Sebastian Faena, Gilles Bensimon and so many other photographers to mention but a few.