Kate Upton is an American supermodel and actress, shot to fame following her appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Her original name goes by Katherine Elizabeth Upton. Raised in Melbourne, Florida, Kate inclined to modelling when she was young and she is still one of the celebrity models in the modelling 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.
Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth and fun facts.
Kate Upton Biography
Katherine Elizabeth Upton
Birthday / Date of Birth
She was born on June 10, 1992 in St. Joseph, Michigan, United States.
She is currently 25 years old.
She studied till 12th grade in the Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Florida, U.S.
English, Scottish, German and Dutch
Anglican / Episcopalian
- Father – Jeff Upton (High school athletics director)
- Mother – Shelley (Former Tennis player)
- Relatives – Fred Upton (U.S. Representative)
Kate Upton has dated –
- Mark Sanchez, Footballer (2011)
- Sean Combs, Sports Illustrated model (2013)
- Blake Griffin, Basketball player (2013)
- Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian Dancer (2013)
- Justin Verlander, Baseball Player (2013-Present)
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 64 kg
- In Pounds – 141 lbs
- Measurements – 39-28-36
- Bust – 39 inches
- Waist – 28 inches
- Hip – 36 inches
- Bra Size – 34E
Blue – Green
She wears a shoe size 8.5 (US) or 39 (EU) or 6 (UK).
She wears a dress size 8 (US).
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
She 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 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, United States, which is estimated to be worth $5.5 Million.
Kate Upton Favorites
- Favorite Food – Sushi
- Favorite Model – Adriana Lima
- Favorite Color – Yellow
- Favorite Restaurant – Nobu
- Favorite Sports – Baseball
- Favorite Baseball Team – New York Yankees
- Favorite Photographer – Terry Richardson
- Favorite Mascara – Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill
- Favorite Eye Shadow – Revlon ColorStay in Coffee Bean
- Favorite Beauty Product – Chanel Hydramax + Active moisturizer
- Favorite Hair Product – Sebbag Essentials
- Favorite 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.
Interesting About Facts Kate Upton
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 has won the People Magazine Award for the People’s Sexiest Woman in the year 2014.
With such massive popularity in the modelling world, Kate Upton has made herself a net worth of $20 million, which comes from her appearances in movies, brand endorsements, commercials, photoshoots, etc.