Kate Upton is an American model, actress, and mother. She was the subject of the 100th anniversary Vanity Fair cover. Kate Upton salary is mostly influenced by her appearances in the modelling and acting industry.
Kate Upton salary is a tremendous sum of $3.5 million. This makes her one of the highest-paid American models. It has also amounted significantly to her net worth of $20 million.
Some of Kate’s movie features include her role in Tower Heist and The Layover.
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Kate Upton Birth And Early Beginnings
Katherine Elizabeth Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan on June 10, 1992. Her father, Jeff Upton is a high school athletics director. Her mother Shelley is a former state tennis champion.
Upton studied at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy, Melbourne, Florida after her family moved there in 1999. She grew up an equestrian with a love for horses. As a young girl, she participated at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA), competing at a national level.
She won three APHA Reserve World Championships with her horse named Roanie. With another horse named Colby, she won 14-18 Western riding. She was third overall on the APHA youth Top Twenty.
Kate’s Introduction To Modeling
Her career in modeling began in 2008 when she attended a casting call in Miami for Elite Model Management. She was signed that same day by the organization. Soon, she signed with IMG Models when she moved to New York City.
Upton made her first appearance when she modeled for Garage and Dooney & Bourke. From 2010 to 2011, she was the face of Guess. She also modeled in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
In 2011, Kate went viral when her video of her doing hip-hop dance at a Los Angeles Clippers game spread through the internet. Kate’s popularity increased with this. This also illustrated the power of social media in boosting models’ popularity and fame.
She was named Rookie of the Year for the 2011 issue of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit. The star also modeled for the Beach Bunny Swimwear and has appeared in Complex and in Esquire as “The Woman of the Summer”. She wore one of the Beach Bunny suits in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
In April 2012, she appeared again in another video of hers doing the Cat Daddy dance, which also went viral. This also contributed to Kate Upton salary and current net worth
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The Beginning Of Her Role In The Movie Industry
Kate starred in the film Tower Heist, as Mr. Hightower’s mistress, which debuted in November 2011. She starred again in the comedy The Three Stooges as Sister Bernice. She announced, in 2012, that her appearances in the publications subjected her to criticisms, which she hated.
Kate has appeared in the editorials of Vogue for different countries, including Britain, Italy, America, Spain, Germany, and Brazil. She has also appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Mademoiselle, LOVE, and V.
Kate also appeared in Italian, American, and German Glamour, Esquire and Cosmopolitan. She featured on the covers of American, British, and Italian Vogue, and American and French Elle. Kate was also on the cover of American, German, and Italian GQ, Vanity Fair, and Esquire.
As she progressed, she played roles in the advertising campaigns of Sam Edelman, Betsey Johnson, Victoria’s Secret, David Yurman, Bare Necessities, Express and Guess?. Bobbi Brown cosmetics named her “the new face” of the brand in 2014.
Kate has ranked the fifth-sexiest model by models.com. She also ranked number three on the American publication of AskMen Top 99 women in 2013. She was on Maxim’s Hot 100 list in 2012.
In 2013, she suffered some health complications after going for filming in Antarctica. She experienced failing eyesight and hearing because of this. That same year, she was named Model of the year at the 10th annual Style Awards at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York.
In 2014, Upton experienced another sensation as she appeared on the flip-side cover of the 2014 50th-anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She enjoyed better moments in her career by playing roles in comedy movies and series and featuring on several shows.
Who Is Kate Upton Married To?
Upton is the wife of Justin Verlander and both have a daughter named Genevieve. She lived with her dog for several years before it passed away in 2014.
She is also a staunch Christian and has stated that she doesn’t take her faith for granted. So far, we can say she has a lot going for her!