Katherine Elizabeth Upton, an American model, and actress was born on June 10, 1992, and spent her childhood in Melbourne, Florida. Kate Upton is broadly perceived for gracing the covers of well-known magazines including the Vanity Fair’s 100th Anniversary issue, British Vogue French ELLE, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue, etc. She is also an actress and played roles in many movies.
Kate Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, to Shelley Fawn, a state tennis player, and Jefferson Matthew Upton, a school sports executive. Kate spent her childhood with her folks and three siblings. In 2008, Kate went to an audition for Elite Model Management in Miami, Florida, and was selected that same day.
Not long after, Upton moved to New York City. Upton sought after a modeling career and acting then. And there Upton signed with IMG Models. Kate always wanted to be a model and since her signing with IMG Models, Kate has made quite a vivid impression. Kate has since modeled for many top class organizations as Dooney and Bourke, Guess and Victoria’s Secret, and many more.
An American Model
Kate Upton showed up in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue in 2011, for which she was named “Rookie of the Year” and on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue the next year. In July 2012, Kate posed for the cover of GQ magazine. Kate Upton debuted as an actress in the movie ‘Tower Heist’. Kate also played the role of a nun in movie ‘The Three Stooges’. Kate appeared on the cover of Swimsuit Issue by Sports Illustrated in 2012 and 2013 also.
Kate Upton also made headlines in 2012, when a video of her, dancing to the song ‘Cat Daddy’, surfaced on the internet. Following the video’s web blast, it was deleted from YouTube, as it was regarded excessively sexual. A few days later, Upton showed up as a visitor on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, where Upton showed visitors some of her moves from the famous video.
A horseback rider. In high school, Upton was an equestrian and competed at national level in many competitions including the American Paint Horse Association. With her horse ‘Roanie Pony’, Upton won three Reserve World Championships and was named the Under Reserve All-Around Champion. Upton won total five national titles.
In 2009, Kate won the Western Riding and Kate was positioned among the top five in Horsemanship and Western Pleasure with her new stallion ‘Zipped’.