Sunday, August 3, 2014
Kate Upton - 1992
Katherine Elizabeth "Kate" Upton (born June 10, 1992) is is an American model and actress, well-known for her appearances within the Sports Illustrated bathing suit Issue. Upton was named greenhorn of the Year following her start in 2011 and was the quilt model for the 2012 and 2013 problems. She was conjointly the topic of the one centesimal day of remembrance life-style cowl.
Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan,and raised in Melbourne, Florida. She is that the girl of Shelley (née Davis), a former Lone-Star State state lawn tennis champion, and Jeff Upton, a highschool athletics director. Her uncle is U.S. Representative Fred Upton (R-MI). Upton's great-grandfather, Frederick Upton, was co-founder of appliance manufacturer and vender Whirlpool Corporation.
Upton attended Sacred Trinity Episcopal Academy. As a young equestrian, she showed at the yankee Paint Horse Association and competed at a national level. together with her horse Roanie Pony, she won 3 APHA Reserve World Championships — thirteen and below Western Riding, thirteen and below acquirement, and 14–18 Western Riding. She was named the thirteen and below Reserve comprehensive Champion, giving her a complete of 4 reserve championships (2nd place). additionally, Upton terminated up third overall on the APHA youth prime Twenty. With a second horse, Zipped, she won 14–18 Western Riding and was enclosed within the prime five in 14–18 acquirement and 14–18 Western Pleasure in 2009.