Here are All Facts About Kate Upton You Must Know

Yep, here are all facts about Kate Upton you must know, she was born in 1992 and probably grew up on Barney and Friends. Aladdin also hit theaters that year, as well as Wayne’s World, and Honey, I Blew Up the Kids.

KATE UPTON9
Upton has two older sisters, Christie and Laura, and a younger brother, David.

KATE UPTON8
Her great-grandfather Frederick Upton kind of a big deal. He helped create the first mass-produced, widely available electric washing machine with his company Upton Machine Co. in 1911. He was later the co-founder of appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corporation.

KATE UPTON7
No, not for appearing on so many Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues covers. She’s actually quite the equestrian and won multiple American Paint Horse Association world championships Champion. Her competition horses were named Roanie Pony and Zipped.

KATE UPTON5
She wanted to model around the age of 12, but her parents convinced her to wait a few years and get through more school.

KATE UPTON4
Back in 2008, Upton went to an Elite Model Management casting call in Miami and was signed that day. She was 15 at the time.

KATE UPTON3
She dropped out of Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, Florida to pursue her modeling career. But, she signed up for online classes and got her diploma.

KATE UPTON1

Early in her career, Upton modeled clothing for Dooney & Bourke and Garage after moving to NYC and signing with IMG. After landing a Guess gig, she was catapulted into the spotlight in 2010.

KATE UPTON0
For her first appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, she wore body paint and was given the prestigious Rookie of the Year title.