22 Things You Never Knew About Kate Upton
Discover a new side (or two) of Sports Illustrated cover star, Kate Upton!
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On June 10th, the curvaceous model turned 22 (we know—hard to believe she’s so young) so we decided to dig up 22 interesting facts that you probably didn’t know about blonde bombshell.
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Check them out below and see some of her many tantalizing looks:
Upton is a successful equestrian, having won a total of five different championships.
Kate landed her first Sports Illustrated cover when she was 19-years-old.
Her debut as an actress was in the 2011 film “Tower Heist” with Eddie Murphy and Ben Stiller.
She has two sisters and a brother
In 2011′s Swimsuit Issue of Sports Illustrated, Kate was named “Rookie of the Year."
She is the niece of Fred Upton, the Congressman for the Sixth Congressional District of Michigan.
Kate posted a video on YouTube dancing to Rej3ctz’s song “Cat Daddy” and it was banned for being too sexy. Obviously it was directed by Terry Richardson.
When Upton attended an Elite model casting in 2008, she was signed on the spot.
She’s the only model other than Tyra Banks who scored back-to-back covers of Sports Illustrated.
In early 2011, Upton was caught on camera doing the “Dougie” dance at a Los Angeles Clippers game.