Kate Upton is an American supermodel and actress who shot to international fame following her appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Her original name goes by Katherine Elizabeth Upton. Raised in Melbourne, Florida, Kate got inclined towards modeling when she was young and she is still one of the celebrity models in the modeling world.
Her dream came true when she attended a casting call in Miami for Elite Model Management in 2008 and was signed the same day. She moved to New York City and made it her home, where she then signed with IMG Models. There was no looking back for the blonde as she has featured on the covers of several renowned magazines in the world and has appeared in few movies as well.
Kate Upton Biography
Kate Upton was born on the 10th of June 1992, in St. Joseph, Michigan, United States of America. She is currently 29 years old.
|Birth Name||Katherine Elizabeth Upton|
|Date of Birth||June 10, 1992|
|Place of Birth||St. Joseph, Michigan, U.S.|
|Age||29 years old|
|Ethnicity||English, Scottish, German and Dutch|
|Religion||Anglican / Episcopalian|
Family and Education
Kate comes from a very affluent family. is the daughter of Shelley (née Davis), a former Texas state tennis champion, and Jeff Upton, a high school athletics director. Her great-grandfather, Frederick Upton, was the co-founder of Whirlpool Corporation. Her uncle is U.S. Representative Fred Upton.
She studied till 12th grade in the Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Florida, U.S.
Kate Upton Husband
Kate Upton married her longtime boyfriend and former baseball player Justin Verlander on November 4, 2017, in Tuscany, Italy. They have a daughter, Genevieve Upton Verlander, born on November 7, 2018.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.78 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 84 kg|
Pounds – 141 lbs
|Eye Color||Bluish Green|
|Shoe Size||8.5 (US) / 6 (UK)|
|Dress Size||8 (US) / 14 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Curvaceous Body|
Kate was first seen in the 2011 film Tower Heist as Mr. Hightower’s Mistress.
In 2011, Upton appeared in Comedy Central series Tosh.0 as herself.
She has endorsed several brands such as Bare Necessities, Beach Bunny, Betsey Johnson, Bon Prix, Dooney & Bourke, Guess, Guess accessories, Guess lingerie, Jenna Leigh, RYGY Sport Swimwear, Victoria’s Secret and others.
Kate Upton Net Worth
As of 2023, Kate Upton has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars. She is one of the highest-paid models in the fashion world. She has accumulated an insane net worth within a span of a few years that comes from catwalks, acting, endorsement deals, and television appearances.
Kate Upton has an impressive collection of cars such as Tesla Model S and Mercedes-Benz Sports car. She lives in a luxury mansion in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, which is estimated to be worth $5.5 Million.
- Food – Sushi
- Model – Adriana Lima
- Color – Yellow
- Restaurant – Nobu
- Sports – Baseball
- Baseball Team – New York Yankees
- Photographer – Terry Richardson
- Mascara – Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill
- Eye Shadow – Revlon ColorStay in Coffee Bean
- Beauty Product – Chanel Hydramax + Active moisturizer
- Hair Product – Sebbag Essentials
- Perfume – Coco by Chanel
Social Media Portfolio
The budding model is a recognisable face in the glamour world and has a huge number of followers on different social media.
- Facebook – officialKateUpton
- Instagram – kateupton
- Twitter – KateUpton
- Snapchat – kateuptonsnap
Kate Upton Facts
She started her modelling career at 15 and still continues to be one of the sexiest models around the world.
Kate has featured in many magazines like Vanity Fair’s 100th Anniversary issue, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, Cosmopolitan, British Vogue French ELLE, Esquire and Jalouse.
Kate is best known for her roles in movies like ‘Tower Heist’ and ‘The Other Woman’.
She has appeared in many talk shows including ‘Jimmy Kimmel’, ‘The Late Show’, ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’, and ‘The Ellen Show’ amongst others.
She made headlines when she posted a video of her dancing to ‘Teach Me How to Dougie’ to YouTube, went on to become a chart-topper on YouTube with over 8 million hits.
Kate has a mole mark just above her lip.
Kate Upton is also an equestrian who had won several championships with her horse ‘Roanie Pony’.
In 2009, she won the Western Riding and ranked amongst the top five in Horsemanship and Western Pleasure with her new horse ‘Zipped’.
Katherine Upton has appeared four times in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, once in 2011 as the Rookie of the Year and in once in 2012, 2013, and 2017 each as the cover model.
She has been the face of the ‘Bobbi Brown Cosmetics’ since 2014.
Kate was named the Model of the Year in September 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz fashion week in the 10th Annual Style Awards in New York.
She won the People Magazine Award for the People’s Sexiest Woman in the year 2014.
With such massive popularity in the modeling world, Kate Upton has made herself a net worth of $20 million, which comes from her appearances in movies, brand endorsements, commercials, photo shoots, etc.
She has a boxer dog, Harle.