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Kate Upton Family

Kate Upton is an American Model and Actress, She is known for her appearances on “Sports Illustrated Swim Suite” and “GQ” magazines. Her full name is Katherine Elizabeth Upton.

Kate was born on June 10, 1992, in St Joseph, Michigan. Upton mother Shelly was a former Tennis State champion and her father Jeff Upton was a high school athletics Director. Kate Upton uncle Fred Upton was U.S. Representative for Michigan’s 6th congressional district. Kate Upton great grand-father was Frederick Upton, he is a co-founder of Whirlpool Corporation.


kate upton childhood

In Upton childhood, her family moved to Melbourne, Florida. She studied in Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy. Kate Upton was horseback rider and she participated national level events conducted by American Paint Horse Association (APHA). Upton won first three championships with her horse “Roanie Pony” and another two championships with her second horse “Zipped”.


In 2008 Kate attended casting call for Elite Model Management in Miami and she was signed that company very same day. Then she moved to Newyork to pursue her modelling and acting career. After coming to the Newyork Upton was signed with IMG Models.

Kate Upton started modelling for clothing retailers Garage, Doony&Bourke and Guess. In 2010 & 2011 she was the face of Guess brand. In 2011 Upton appeared on Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was featured in the body paint section, for that issue, she named as “Rookie of the Year”. Then she appeared on Beach Bunny Swimware, Complex and Esquire magazines.

In 2011 Upton was debuted in “Tower Heist” film and then she acted in the comedy film “The Three Strooges”. She again appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuite issue in 2012.

Kate Upton has appeared on various magazines as Vogue, Love, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair, Elle and Mademoiselle etc. Upton was modelled for various fashion companies such as Betsey Johnson, Express, Sam Edelman and Victoria’s Secret.

In 2012 Kate Upton was ranked on Maxim’s Hot 100 list and ranked fifth-sexiest model by Models.com website. Upton was starred in the comedy film The Other Woman and in 2017 she appeared in the sexy comedy film The Layover.

Kate Upton Family

kate Upton Parents

Kate Upton father was Jeff Upton, he was a high school athletics director and Kate Upton mother Shelly was a Tennis player. Shelly was a former Tennis champion of Texas.

kate upton uncle

Kate Upton uncle Fred Upton was United States Representative for Michigan state.

frederick Upton

Kate Upton great grandfather Frederick Stanely Upton was a co-founder of retail manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation.

Kate Upton With Her Sisters

Kate has two sisters, Laura Upton and Christie Williams

Kate Upton with her Brother David Upton

Kate Upton brother David Upton

Personal Life

In 2013 Upton dated with American-Ukrainian dancer and choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy. After six months they split from each other.


In 2014 Kate Upton Started dating Justin Verlander, He was a baseball player. In 2017 Nov 4 the couple got married in Tuscany, Italy.

Kate Upton Marriage

On 7 November 2018, Kate Upton gave birth to baby girl, The couple named their daughter as Genevieve Upton Verlander.

Kate Upton Networth

Kate Upton Estimated net worth is $240 million, She was the highest paid model and she invested her money in real estate, Cosmetics brands and she owns restaurants in Washington.

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