The internationally famed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover girl for 2017 who also appeared in the movies 'The Layover' (2017) and 'The Other Woman' (2014).
June 10, 1992
St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Kate Upton was an American supermodel and actress who was Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Rookie of the Year in 2011 and became a household name after gracing the cover of its 2012 issue. Her celebrity status was sustained by many viral videos she made appearances in including her famous ‘Cat Daddy’ moves Youtube viral video directed by Terry Richardson and her ‘Dougie’ dance at an LA Clippers game. She continued to rise to stardom as she became the face of top fashion brands such as Guess (2010-2-11) and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics (2014). She also appeared on the covers of American Vogue, GQ, and Vanity fair and made her acting debut in the comedy film ‘The Other Woman’ (2014). She was named ‘Model of the Year’ in September 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and won the People Magazine Award for ‘People’s Sexiest Woman’ in 2014.
She was married to American professional baseball player Justin Verlander and they gave their first daughter the classic French name ‘Genevieve’ which means ‘Woman of the Family’.
She is a big sports fan and a five-time world champion equestrian.