Kate Upton Wiki: Everything To Know About The Sports Illustrated Model

Kate Upton is a supermodel, actress and now the wife of Pitcher Justin Verlander. A glamorous career not unmarked by scandal has led her to top the chart of Top 100 Celebrities according to Forbes Magazine.

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Kate Upton Wiki: Everything To Know About The Sports Illustrated Model

Kate Upton: All About the Dazzling ‘The Layover’ movie star & Sports Illustrated Model

Kate Upton, the 25-years-old sexy and beautiful'The Other Woman' actress is a well known Sports Illustrated Model who was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011. She shot to fame through her modeling contracts with various magazines. Recently the model featured in various Hollywood movies. She was seen in the movie The Layover starring Alexandra Daddario and herself. Want to know more about this Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model? I have compiled a list of events that made her the darling of millions of hearts and the wife of Justin Verlander.

About Kate Upton

Kate Upton is a 25-year-old American model and actress who is known for her sexy and raunchy cover pictures in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011 when she appeared in it for the first time. Kate Upton started dating Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander in 2013 and now she has become his wife after they got married in November 17'. No stranger to scandal, Upton has been involved in a lot of controversies and incidents.

Kate Upton and her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Covers

#Tb @voguemagazine with the best @mariotestino

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The gorgeous model and movie actress Kate Upton rose to popularity with her first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue which was released in 2011. Upton was named as the Rookie of the Year. After the first cover photo as a model, she was roped in for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the year 2012, 2013 and 2017.

Who is Justin Verlander?

This man! 💪🏻❤️ (📷: @astrosbaseball)

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Justin Verlander debuted in 2005 with Detroit Tigers. Born on February 20, 1983, his age is 34 Years. According to the Major League Baseball (MLB)records, Verlander has won 188 times and lost 114 times in his entire career spanning over 12 years. Verlander started as the pitcher for Detroit Tigers from 2005 to 2017 i.e. for 13 seasons, after which he was recently acquired by the Houston Astros. He has been crowned with a series of highlights and awards throughout his career spanning more than a decade such as AL MVP in 2011, World Series Champion in 2017, etc. Born in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, Verlander was born to Kathy and Richard Verlander. He has a younger brother named Ben Verlander. Verlander has actively participated in charity work after he established the ‘Wins For Warrior Foundation’ for the United States military veterans where he committed a donation of $1 million. As per estimates, he has donated more than $2 million to charity. Apart from this, he has been one of the active members to do charity for the various organization including Red Cross which is widely known for its national coverage and charity work.

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander - The Relationship Paradigm

No place I'd rather be #sleepysaturday #withmylove

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The rumors about Verlander and Upton started to float back in 2012 when the couple reportedly was seen in St. Thomas for a vacation. However, in 2013, the couple broke up after which the model was seen with Maksim Chmerkovskiy, the Dancing With The Stars dancer. In December 2013, Verlander and Upton were spotted together. After dating for more than three years, Kate Upton and Justin Verlander decided to get engaged. The auspicious procession took place in May 2016. Upton decided to unfold the mystery engagement at the Met Gala in 2016 where she sported the engagement ring and officially made her engagement with the Houston Astros pitcher public. In was back then when Upton stated that the wedding is still not on the cards and that it will take a long time before the couple can tie the knot. She put an emphasis on the wedding preparation as difficult.

Happy birthday to the talented @zacposen! 💋

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It was during a game when Verlander’s soon to be wife and model Kate Upton mentioned about her bedroom rules which she posted on a popular social media website. During ‘What Happens Live’, Upton explained what special bedroom rules she had with Verlander. She added, there is only one rule: No Sex before the wedding or not even before or after any game. The soon-to-be wife Upton mentioned that her fiance was surprised but loved her tweet after the pre-game sex and her special bedroom rules.

When They Decided To Live Together

In 2016, TMZ reported that Upton and Verlander have purchased a 5,000 feet mansion situated at the Beverly Crest, Los Angeles. The LATimes quoted the price of the estate to be approximately $5.25 million. The estate has six bathrooms and five bedrooms along with a tennis court, hot tub, part area, and a pool koi ponds. Forbes listed Upton amongst the Celebrity 100 list with the net worth of $20 million.

Is Kate Upton the wife of Justin Verlander?

Justin Verlander married his wife Kate Upton on November 4th, 2017 for which the Daily Mail, People, and other entertainment websites published their wedding pictures online. The occasion took place in Tuscany, Italy where the husband wore a black tuxedo and the wife wore a white gown and veil.

All You Need To Know About Verlander’s Wife Kate Upton's Hot Pics

When the 4th starts on the 3rd🥂💦

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Did you remember when nude pictures of many celebrities were leaked? Kate Upton and Verlander were one of the victims whose hot pics were leaked on the internet. The leak happened after Ryan Collins hacked the Apple iCloud accounts of many celebs causing the hot pics of Upton and Verlander to leak online. After Upton was to produce her comments on the ‘Fappenings’, she said that she doesn't comment on her personal life. She further added that she hasn't and she will never ever comment on her personal life ever. When Verlander was asked about the hot pics that leaked online, even he didn’t comment on the incident and that he is more focused towards his game.

What was Verlander’s wife Upton’s reaction on their Hot Pics

It was only in 2015 when Upton decided to open her mouth addressing the incident and said that the incident was a breach of privacy and it was illegal.

Verlander’s wife Kate Upton & Her Movies, TV Shows

Upton received the role of Mr. Hightower’s Mistress in 2011 in the movie Tower Heist as a cameo. Then, she was roped in for the movie The Three Stooges in 2012, The Other Woman as Amber in 2014, as Talia in Wild Man in 2017 and then The Disaster Artist in the same year. One of the outstanding and full-fledged movies she did is The Layover in 2017 where she played the character of Meg against Alexandra Daddario and Matt Barr. Apart from the silver screen, Verlander’s wife was seen in the TV show Tosh.O in 2011 in its Lip Sync Battle in 2017.

What is the Net Worth of Kate Upton?

#throwbacksunday to my first campaign #sweet16 #dooneyandbourke 💗

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At the age of just 25, Kate Upton has become a bombshell thanks to her stats and the hourglass figure which has made her the talk of the town and also one of the most loved models for various Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers. As of 2017, Express.co.uk estimated the net worth of Upton is around £15m or $20 million USD. Verlander is estimated to have acquired a net worth of $80 million along with $28 million as his annual payment throughout 2019.

Everything You Need To Know About Kate Upton

Upton was born on June 10, 1992, in St. Joseph, Michigan, U.S.A. Her mother was a former Texas state tennis champion named Shelley. Upton's father was a high school athletics director. Her grandfather was the founding member of Whirlpool Corporation, Frederick Upton who was the marketer and manufacturer. Upton has a keen interest in horseback riding or equestrian and has been riding since her teenage years in 13, 14-18, etc for various championships and competitions. In 2008, Kate Upton received a casting call in Miami which was for Elite Model Management where she was signed for the modeling contract the same day. Later she signed a contract with IMG Models in New York City. In her earlier days of modeling, she started modeling for a clothing range for Dooney & Bourke and Garage and then she became the face of Guess. In 2011, she was roped in for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and then she appeared in Esquire and Complex.

An internet video which Upton shot of her doing the hip-hop dance went viral in April 2011 and that is when her popularity exploded. Later, Upton appeared in a Cat Daddy dance video in April 2012, which also went viral. Apart from her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Upton has made appearances in Vogue, LOVE, CQ, Glamour, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar and others in different countries. Kate Upton has seen in the movie The Other Woman against Leslie Mann and Cameron Diaz in 2014. Upton has been the cover model for several years along with her appearances in various magazines. Upton was named as the ‘Sexiest Woman’ in 2014 by People. Kate Upton is a believer. She has mentioned that she believes in God. At a photoshoot when she was wearing her cross and someone questioned about it, she started believing that she really needs the cross with her. At last, she got a small tattoo of a cross which she has been flaunting ever since after.

Nominations and Accolades: Kate Upton

Partyyyy 🍟🍾 #pronovias #barcelona

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In 2013, Kate Upton was nominated for the Model of the Year by Style Awards and People’s Sexiest Woman by People Magazine Awards (2014) which she won. Between 2014-2015, Kate Upton was nominated for her movie The Other Woman for the category of Choice Movie: Chemistry, Best Shirtless Performance from Teen Choice Awards and MTV Movie Awards respectively.

Awards and Accolades: Justin Verlander


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The Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is the recipient of various awards. He was awarded the Rookie of the Year in 2006 by Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association Detroit Tigers. Verlander has won American League Pitcher of the Month four times from 2009 to 2016 and 6 times the American League Player of the Week. He has won Major League Baseball All-Star six times in the year 2007, 2009 to 2013. According to the stats on his Wiki page, he has a strikeout record of 2,416.

Kate Upton is a beautiful and talented woman with an amazing life, and now you know all about it! We wish her a long and happy partnership with her husband, and may many more modeling gigs come her way.