Who is Kate Upton?
Kate Upton is an American model and actress.
St. Joseph, Michigan, USA
Her early life and career beginnings
She was born Katherine Elizabeth Upton to Shelly and Jeff Upton. Her mother, Shelly, was a Texas state tennis champion, while her father was a high school athletics director.
Her family moved to Melbourne, Florida, in 1999, where she attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy. Young Kate was an equestrian who competed with her horse Roanie in national competitions and won several championships.
Kate’s modeling career began at 16 when she attended a casting call for Elite Model Management in 2008 and was luckily signed the same day. She soon moved to New York City and signed with IMG Models.
Her professional career life
Kate Upton started out modeling clothes for Garage and Dooney & Bourke. Her good looks did not go unnoticed with becoming the face of Guess in 2010 and a three-time face of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit, earning her Rookie of the Year for the issue.
Her modeling career blossomed with each passing day, appearing in a June 2011 episode of Tosh. O, and participating in Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game at Chase Field in Phoenix in the same year. She appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011.
Throughout Kate’s career, she appeared in several editorials for British, American, German, Italian, Brazilian Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Mademoiselle, LOVE, Italian, German, American Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Glamour, and many others. She received commercial exposure and was unstoppable, appearing on international magazines, including British Vogue, American Elle, Vanity Fair, and whatnot.
In 2014, Bobbi Brown’s cosmetics named her their New Face. She appeared in many advertising campaigns, but she was also called Model of the Year on several occasions.
Kate Upton’s rise as one of the recognizable models earned her top spots. She ranked #3 on AskMen’s Top 99 Women for 2013; she was on Maxim’s Hot 100 list.
Her nominations for several awards like Teen Choice Awards, Style Awards, MTV Movie Awards are unsurprising. She deservedly won the 2013 Model of the Year Style Awards and People Magazine Awards as People’s Sexiest Woman.
Her other appearances
Kate appeared in the comedy The Other Woman as Amber. She starred with Tony Hale in Lady Antebellum’s music video, Bartender, and in 2017, starred in The Layover, a road trip sex comedy, and in James Franco’s film adaptation of the film The Room. Kate also made cameos in movies and television shows,
Kate Upton’s personal life
She married Detroit Tigers baseball player Justin Verlander on November 4, 2017, in Tuscany, Italy. They have a daughter. She’s family-oriented and uses every opportunity to display her family on her relatable Instagram page of 6.2 million followers.
Kate has tattooed a cross on the inside of her finger.
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