American model Katherine Elizabeth Upton, popularly known as Kate Upton, was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, on June 10th, 1992.
She rose to fame, received recognition across a number of platforms, and took home awards from numerous renowned award ceremonies. In 2013, she won two prizes: Model of the Year at the Style Awards and People’s Sexiest Woman at People’s Magazine Awards.
Additionally, she has been nominated for a Teen Choice Award. 2015 saw the MTV Movie & TV Awards and the Young Hollywood Awards.
The Uptons’ daughter, Kate, is the offspring of Shelley and Jeff. Her father, Jeffery, was the high school athletic director, and her mother Shelley had previously won the Texas state tennis championship.
After relocating to Melbourne, Florida, with her family in 1999, Upton enrolled in Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy.
She competed in national events when still a young rider and was a member of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA).
She and her horse Roanie won three APHA Reserve World Championships in the 13 and Under Western Riding, 13 and Under Horsemanship, and 14-18 Western Riding divisions. After adding the 13 and Under Reserve All-Around Championship, she now holds four reserve titles (2nd place). On the APHA young Top Twenty, Upton placed third overall.
With a second horse named Colby, she took first place in 14-18 Western Riding in 2009 and finished in the top 5 in 14-18 Horsemanship and 14-18 Western Pleasure.
Kate Upton’s Age
June 10th, 1992 saw the birth of Kate. She is thirty years old right now.
Kate Upton Family
Shelley and Jeff Upton gave birth to Kate Upton. Laura Upton, Christie Williams, and David Upton are Kate’s three siblings. She is married to Justin Verlander, a baseball pitcher, and the couple has a daughter named Genevieve Upton Verlander.
She is related to US Representative Fred Upton. Upton’s great-grandfather, Frederick Upton, was a co-founder of the appliance manufacturer and distributor Whirlpool Corporation.
Kate Upton Children
Only Genevieve Upton Verlander is Kate’s child.
Kate Upton Career
Kate began her modelling career when she was 15 years old. In 2008, she signed her first contract for modelling with Elite Model Management. She did, however, sign up with IMG models after relocating to New York.
She finished her first modelling gig for Dooney & Bourke and Garage.
Later in 2011, she was featured with body paint for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. In the same year, Kate was also recognised as the SI Swimsuit Rookie of the Year. In April 2011, a video of Kate doing the Dougie dance after a Clippers game went viral online, further boosting her notoriety.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue featured Kate as its cover girl for the first time in February of the following year. Later in 2013, she made a second consecutive appearance on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover. She made the trip to Antarctica to film her movie. Additionally, Kate is the only model to ever participate in a photo shoot in Antarctica.
Kate Upton makes her acting debut as Mr. The mistress of Hightower in the 2011 film Tower Heist. Kate portrayed Sister Bernice in the movie The Three Stooges that same year. Later in 2014, Kate made an appearance as Coster’s on-screen mistress in The Other Woman.
She also acted alongside Alexandra Daddario in the 2017 movie The Layover. The same year, she made an appearance in the film adaptation of The Disaster Artist.
Kate Upton net worth
About $20 million is thought to be Kate’s net worth.
Kate Upton’s Parents
Jeff Upton and Shelley Upton gave birth to Kate.
Kate Upton’s siblings
Laura Upton, Christie Williams, and David Upton are Kate’s three siblings.