Katherine Elizabeth "Kate" Upton (born June 10, 1992) is A american model and actress, understood for her appearances into the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Upton was called Rookie of the Year after her appearance that is first in, and was the cover model for the 2012 and 2013 issues. She had been additionally the topic of this 100th anniversary Vanity Fair cover. Upton has additionally starred in the movies Tower Heist (2011) as well as The Other Woman (2014)
Upton came to be in St. Joseph, Michigan, and in 1999 moved with her family to Melbourne, Florida, where she was a learning student at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy. She actually is the child of Shelley (née Davis), a former Texas state tennis champ, and Jeff Upton, a school that is high director. Her uncle is U.S. Representative Fred Upton (R-MI). Upton's great-grandfather, Frederick Upton, had been co-founder of appliance maker and marketer Whirlpool Corporation.
Upton went to Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy. As a young equestrian, she showed during the American Paint Horse Association and competed at a level that is national. With her horse Roanie Pony, she won three APHA Reserve World Championships — 13 and Under Western Riding, 13 and Under Horsemanship, and 14–18 Western Riding. She was named the 13 and Under Reserve All-Around Champion, giving her a total of four reserve championships (second place). In addition, Upton wound up third overall on the APHA youth Top Twenty. With a second horse, Zipped, she won 14–18 Western Riding and ended up being contained in the top 5 in 14–18 Horsemanship and 14–18 Western Pleasure in 2009.
Upton has stated that her belief in God is vital that you her. During a photo shoot, someone joked about a cross necklace she wore, "Why have you been putting on a cross? Like you'd be religious," then took the necklace from her to accomplish the shoot. Upton reported about the event: "I was really affected by that. The entire thing made me realize that I do wish a cross with me, all the time." As a total result, Upton had a cross tattooed on the inside of her finger