Kate Upton is a famous American model and actress. She was named the Rookie of the year after appearing on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. She became their cover model for 2012, 2013 and 2017 issues. Here is a quick summary of the net worth, career and earnings of Kate Upton in 2018.
Early Life And Biography
Katherine Elizabeth Upton was born in St Joseph, Michigan, the USA on 10th of June 1992. Her parents were Jeff Upton, a high school director of athletics and Shelley Upton who was a former tennis champion. The family moved to Melbourne, Florida in 1999 when Kate was seven years old. She attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy.
She had a keen interest in horses at an early age. She loved horse riding, and she competed with two of her own horses in national competitions from the age of 13. She won APHA Reserve World Championship three times. She continued competing and winning more and more championships until 2008.
Kate started dating Justin Verlander who was then a Detroit Tigers baseball player in early 2014. They got engaged in 2016 and later got married on 4th November 2017 in Tuscany, Italy. Kate is a very religious person and a strong believer of the almighty God. She even has a cross tattoo on the inside of one of her fingers.
Career, Awards, And Nominations
Kate Upton’s modeling career started when she was signed by Elite Model Management after attending a casting call in Miami in 2008. She later moved to New York, and she was signed by IMG Models. She first modeled for Dooney & Bourke and Garage. She became the face of Guess in the year 2010-2011. She then appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011.
Since then she has modeled for many companies and has appeared in many magazines. Kate’s appearance on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue on February 2012 had a negative effect on her as she was criticised and later said she felt objectified. She has appeared on editorials for magazines of diverse nations like Brazilian, American, Italian, British and German. The Bobbie Brown cosmetics named her as their ‘New Face’ in 2014.
As an actor, she made her debut in a film released in November 2011 and it was titled ‘Tower Heist’. She later appeared in ‘The Three Stooges’. In April 2004, she co-starred in the comedy ‘ The Other Woman’. She also starred in ‘The Layover’ and the ‘Disaster Artist’ in 2017. Kate also starred in a music video of the song Bartender by Lady Antebellum where she starred with Tony Hale.
In the modeling career, Kate Upton has received many prestigious awards like Style Awards’ Model of the Year in 2013 and the People’s Magazine Award for ‘Peoples’ Sexiest Woman’ in 2014. As an actor, she was nominated for ‘Teen Choice Award’ for ‘The Other Woman’ and MTV Music Award’s Best Shirtless Performance in 2013.
Net Worth & Earnings
The model is estimated to be worth $25 Million which she has earned from her modeling and acting career. She also appears on top brands’ advertisements like she did in 2013 for Mercedes Benz. Her wealth is still accumulating as she is still active in her modeling and acting career.
Kate Upton is a young model who has reached great heights in her career. She is a go-getter from an early age when she competed in horse riding. Her stunning looks and charm have made her stand out in modeling. She has a following of more than 7 Million both on Instagram and Twitter.