Katherine Elizabeth Upton, popularly known as Kate Upton, is the world famous American supermodel and actress who became a household name when she appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. Later on, she was featured on the cover of the same magazine in the issues of 2012, 2013 and 2017. She also appeared on the cover of the Vanity Fair on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. On basis of her bio obtained online, apart from modeling, Kate Upton has played a number of big screen movies like Tower Heist in 2011 and The Other Woman in 2014 alongside actress Cameroon Diaz. As per her bio, she has blue-green eyes and shoulder length blonde hair.
Unlike other celebrities, Kate Upton has always been open about her relationship with her boyfriend Justin Verlander. Millions of hearts broke when she finally showed off her engagement ring in Met Gala in 2016. They had dated for three years until they decided to take their relation a level up by getting engaged. The boyfriend turned husband is a baseball star. They share common interests and respect each other. The to-be husband-wife duo seems very happy with their relationship but they are not planning to ring the wedding bells anytime soon.
Kate Upton Birthday: When was Kate Upton born?
Kate Upton celebrates her birthday on 10th of June every year. She was born in 1992 in St. Joseph, Michigan, U.S. to father Jeff Upton and mother Shelley, a former tennis star of Texas. She belonged to a well to do family and her relatives were known public personalities. Her great grand dad was a co-founder and marketer of popular appliance manufacturer Whirlpool. Likewise, her uncle, Fred Upton, is a U.S. representative. She moved to Melbourne, Florida with her family during her teenage days. She was genuinely interested in horse riding so she took horse riding training in her school and also competed in the American Paint Horse Association that was organized at the national level.
In 2008, Kate Upton was endorsed to Elite Model Management after attending a casting call. Afterwards, she migrated to New York City and signed a modeling contract with IMG Models. This blonde beauty celebrated her 25th birthday earlier this year.
Kate Upton Career
Before starring in ramps, photo shoots, and movies, she was a dedicated young equestrian. She had competed in national level horse riding competitions at a very young age. Her first modeling assignment was for Garage and Dooney & Bourke, a clothing line. The same year, she appeared as the face of Guess. She was named Rookie of the Year in her first appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Her modeling career then took a high turn after she was announced Rookie of the Year. Then after, she modeled for multiple brands like Beach Bunny Swimwear, Complex, and Esquire. In April 2011 and 2012, Kate Upton appeared in two Internet dance videos which stormed the world and increased her popularity. She became an Internet sensation overnight. This all fuelled in more modeling assignments, more brand endorsements and many more. She appeared in multiple high profile fashion magazines like Harper’s Bazaar, V, LOVE, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Esquire and also in covers of American, Brazilian, British, Italian, Spanish, German and American versions of Vogue. She also bagged multiple acting roles and became one of the models to star in the silver screen. At the age of 25, Kate Upton has already been a successful figure in the fashion as well as the entertainment industry.
Kate Upton Net Worth and Salary
Kate Upton has garnered huge wealth from multiple modeling projects, movies, and endorsements. She has also appeared in advertisements for Mercedes Benz
She earned a whopping amount of 5 million dollars annual salary in 2013. The salary increased by 2 million in the following year. Currently, she is one of the highest paid models with the staggering net worth of $ 20 million. With the amount of work she has her hands on, it can be said her net worth will substantially grow in the years to come.
Kate Upton Height, Weight and Feet
The blonde beauty has the height of 5 feet and 10 inches. Since she is a professional model, she keeps her body well maintained. She works out regularly which has helped her gain both mental and physical stability. Though her exact weight is not known, we can say her weight is in proportion with her body. She has the slender body with nice legs and feet. Due to such physical perfection, any type of dresses from short skirts to jeans suits her well.
Kate Upton Wiki and Facts
The other woman star Kate Upton has a Wikipedia page of her own. Information about her personal and professional life can also be found in various other wiki sites and web pages. She is among those celebrities who are highly active on various social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has over 5 million and 2.5 million followers on Instagram and Twitter respectively.