Katherine “Kate” Upton born June 10, 1992 is an American model and actress known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, first in 2011, when she was named Rookie of the Year, and again in 2012, when she was announced as the cover model. Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan and raised in Melbourne, Florida. Her uncle is Fred Upton, the Congressman for the Sixth Congressional District of Michigan. An equestrian champion with five winnings, Upton showed for the American Paint Horse Association and competed on a national level.
Spotted by Trump Model Management at a horse show American Paint Horse Association at age 12 which piqued her interest, she later went to Miami to become a model at 15. Quickly gained popularity after her first appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and also for utilizing social media which got her signed by Ivan Bart of IMG Models. For this skillful use of the internet she was sketched on 13 February 2012 by the NY Times the same day as her second issue of Sports Illustrated, featuring her on the cover, hit newsstands.
Not a lot is known about this new blonde bombshell, but what you do need to know is that she was named Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s “Rookie of the Year”. That and a viral video of her doing “the Dougie” at a Clippers game pushed her into mainstream popularity. But we’re a little more interested in this swimsuit modeling stuff that Kate seems to do pretty damn well.
Courtney Stodden is evidence that everyone and their mother is doing Marilyn Monroe styled photo shoots. The thing is, not everyone and their mother is Kate Upton and a trade mark of curvacious figure, mole above her lip and face full of girlish charm. The newly crowned Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue’s cover model, covered on the front page of the NY Times and voted #2 on Ask Men top 99 “most desirable” famous women of 2012 seems to be doing whatever she can to keep your attention. And you’ll find her upcoming photos from Muse Magazine’s Spring Issue and Esquire Magazine.
In April 2011 an internet video of her doing the Dougie at a Los Angeles Clippers game went viral and has served to increase her popularity. If she can make the dumbest dance craze in years look sexy, just imagine what else she can do and featured being the most gorgeous bikini beauties in the world. And Kate Upton was best find. This is a woman every guy wants, good luck fellas.
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