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Facts About Kate Upton - American Model and Actress

Published Fri Dec 06 2019 By DGM
Facts About Kate Upton - American Model and Actress

Katherine Elizabeth Upton or Kate Upton is a famous American model and actress who debuted in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011 as the swimsuit model. She is also known as the wife of the popular baseball player, Justin Verlander.

Upton was born on the 10th of June, 1992, in St. Joseph, Michigan of the United States. Here are some facts about her:

What's her Net Worth?

Kate Upton holds a whopping net worth of $24 million which she has accumulated as an internet sensation, model, and actress. In 2013, she earned $1 million for appearing in ѕuреr bоwl аd fоr Меrсеdеѕ Веnz

Husband - Justin Verlander

The 27 years old actress is married to her longtime boyfriend, Justin Verlander, famous baseball player playing for Houston Astros. The two walked down the aisle back in November 4, 2017, after dating for quite long. The celebrity has been blesses with a beautiful daughter from their marriage and are currently living very happy marital life.

A picture of Kate Upton with her husband, Justin Verlander.
Kate Upton with her husband, Justin Verlander.
Image Source: Instagram@kateupton

Daughter - Genevieve Upton Verlander

As mentioned earlier, Katherine has a beautiful daughter Genevieve Upton Verlander with her husband, Justin. She was born on the 7th of November, 2018, in the United States. The child carries the surname of both of her parents in her name which is a very admirable thing. Since the day Genevieve was born, she has been featuring on her parents' social accounts a lot.

A picture of Kate's husband, Justin Verlander with their daughter, Genevieve.
Kate's husband, Justin Verlander with their daughter, Genevieve.
Image Source: Instagram@kateupton

Nudes and Sex Tape Scandal

It was back in 2014, when internet broke out with leaked nudes and sex tapes of different Iphone users of the world. It was from a security breach of iCloud that hackers hacked the accounts of the users by phishing technique. Several nude pictures of celebrities and sex videos got leaked on the internet which include some big names like Ariana Grande and Jennifer Lawrence.

Unfortunately, Kate and her husband also became the victims of the event as several nude pictures of her husband along with a sex tape got leaked illegally. The stars had to face huge criticism back then following the controversy.

Two Tattoos

Kate Upton has inked two different tattoos on her body from which both hold different meaning for her. She has inked a horseshoe on the side of her left wrist which is generally inked by people who love horse or have horses at their home. It represents her childhood because she grew up riding horses in Florida.

A picture of Tattoos of Kate Upton.
Tattoos of Kate Upton.

The other tattoo that Upton has is of a cross symbol which is inked on the side of the middle finger of her right hand. She used to wear a cross necklace a long time and when somebody took it away from her body for photo shoot, she felt bad and realized that she was obsessed with the cross. Hence, she got the tattoo inked on her finger. 

Was the Fourth Most Searched Term in 2012

Prior to when Facebook was just starting to cover the world virtually, people mostly used Yahoo! as their primary social networking site. It was at that time in 2012, when Kate Upton was the fourth most searched term in Yahoo! It was because of her exceptional talent and all the fame and success she was gaining rapidly as a model and internet star. She buzzed the internet that year as every one among five people would search and want to know about her.

Started Modeling at 15

The sexy model started modeling at a very young age of 15. She was just in her mid teens when she first stepped in the world of cameras and photo shoots. And as it's said that prodigies often thrive at a very young age, she started building her career when she was very young and today, she is one of the most successful models of this generation.

A picture of Kate Upton is a gorgeous model and actress.
Kate Upton is a gorgeous model and actress.
Image Source: GQ

Cover Page of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Featuring on the cover pages of magazines isn't a big deal when you are a celebrity. Similarly, the Michigan born actress also gets featured as the cover model of different popular magazines. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue featured her as the face of magazine back in 2012. Not only that, she also appeared as the cover girl of the magazine the following year, in 2013.

Besides from Swimsuit Issue, Kate also featured on the front page of the New York Times as a successful self-made internet sensation and fashion influencer.

Parents & Physical Specifications

Kate was born to parents: father Jeff Upton and mother Shelley Upton as the only child of the couple. Her daddy is an American sports coach whereas her mamma is a housewife.

The 'The Other Woman' star stands tall at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall with a body weight of around of around 143 lbs (65 kg).

Social Media Presence

Talking about social media presence, Upton is present on Facebook, Twitter, Myspace and Instagram. She frequently uses her Instagram account which goes by the name @kateupton and Twitter account by @KateUpton. She has over 8.5 million combined followers from both platforms. 

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