Kate Upton Net Worth
Kate Upton net worth and salary: Kate Upton is an American swimsuit model and actress who has a net worth of $20 million dollars. Kate Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, but she grew up in Florida. Her great-grandfather Frederick Upton was the co-founder of the Whirlpool Corporation. Contrary to popular legend, Kate is NOT in line to inherit billions someday from the Whirlpool family trust. The truth is that there are many members of the extended Upton family plus Frederick donated the majority of his money to various charities upon his death. It should also be noted that Kate is married to professional baseball player Justin Verlander who has earned more than $260 million in salary alone during his career and will likely have earned $350-400 million in salary and endorsements by the time he retires.
Early Life: Katherine Elizabeth Upton was born on June 10, 1992. She is the daughter of Shelley, a former Texas state tennis champion and Jeff Upton, a high school athletics director. In 1999, her family moved to Melbourne, Florida. She attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy. A competitive horseback rider, Kate Upton won numerous championships while competing at the national level, including five American Paint Horse Under-13 Championships and one 14-18 Championship.
Career: In 2008, Upton attended a casting call for Elite Model Management in Miami. She was signed the same day. She eventually moved to New York City, where she signed with IMG Models. She first modeled clothes for Dooney & Bourke and Garage. She was the face of Guess for 2010-11. She appeared in the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in the body paint section. She was named Rookie of the Year for the issue.
In April 2011, a video of her doing the "dougie" at a Los Angeles Clippers game went viral and made her more visible. The following year, she appeared in another video, this time doing the Cat Daddy dance, which also went viral. During the summer of 2011, Upton appeared on an episode of "Tosh.o" and took part in the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game in Phoenix, Arizona. She made her acting debut in November 2011 in the film "Tower Heist," as Mr. Hightower's mistress. She also appeared as Sister Bernice in "The Three Stooges" movie.
In 2012, Upton was on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was ranked the fifth sexiest model by Models.com and was on Maxim's Hot 100 list in 2012 as well. Upton was once again the cover model for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2013. The shoot for that issue was in Antarctica and the extreme cold caused her to have hearing and vision problems. That same year, she was ranked number three on Ask Men's Top 99 Women for 2013 list.
Upton appeared on the cover of Vogue Italia in November 2012 and the January 2013 cover of Vogue UK. She was on the June 2013 cover of Vogue, photographed by Mario Testino. In September 2013, Upton was named Model of the Year at the 10th annual Style Awards at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. She was photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the 100th anniversary cover of Vanity Fair in October 2013.
Upton has appeared in editorials for American, Italian, British, Spanish, German, and Brazilian Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, V, Mademoiselle, LOVE, Italian, German, and American GQ, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Esquire. She has appeared on the covers French and American Elle, American, and Vanity Fair. She has appeared in advertising campaigns for David Yurman, Sam Edelman, Betsey Johnson, Guess?, Victoria's Secret, Express, and Bare Necessities. She was named the "new face" of Bobbi Brown cosmetics in 2014.
Upton was the flip-side cover for the 50th anniversary of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2014. Her shoot was filmed in zero gravity. In April 2014, she appeared alongside Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in the comedy The Other Woman as Amber, one of Coster-Waldau's character's mistresses. In 2014, Upton starred in Lady Antebellum's music video "Bartender."
In 2017, Upton starred alongside Alexandra Daddario in the road trip sex comedy "The Layover" directed by William H. Macy. Also that year, Upton appeared in James Franco's "The Disaster Artist."
Upton has also appeared on "Saturday Night Live," "Lip Sync Battle," "RuPaul's Drag Race," and "Robot Chicken."
In 2014, People named Upton its Sexiest Woman, the first time the title has been awarded. Also in 2014, she was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry for "The Other Woman." In 2015, she was nominated for the Best Shirtless Performance award for "The Other Woman" at the MTV Movie and TV Awards.
Personal Life: Upton started dating then Detroit Tigers baseball player Justin Verlander in early 2014. They got engaged in 2016. The couple married in Tuscany, Italy in November 2017. Their daughter was born in November 2018. They have a dog, a Boxer, named Harley.
Upton has stated that her belief in God is important to her. She has a cross tattooed on the inside of one of her fingers.
In 2014, Upton's nude photos were released in a hacking incident.
In late 2019, Upton was hosting a fitness class in New York City when animal rights activists ran into the room and started yelling at her for promoting the company Canada Goose. Upton announced her partnership with Canada Goose on World Kindness Day in November 2019 to support polar bear conservation, writing, in part, at the time, "I'm proud to partner with Canada Goose and PBI to help raise awareness and ensure a future for Polar Bears. I recently had the honor of visiting the new PBI House to learn about polar bears, polar bear research, and the role each of us plays in polar bear conservation…" The brand uses coyote fur and goose feathers to make their coats.
Salary Highlights: Upton made the list of the highest-paid models in the world in 2014 for $7 million in earnings. In 2015, her earnings dropped to $3.5 million.
Real Estate: In 2016, Upton and Verlander paid $5.25 million for a Beverly Hills estate with quite the Hollywood pedigree. The 5,706 square foot home was built in 1976. It previously belonged to tennis legend Pete Sampras, who bought it from musician Kenny G. It was also formerly owned by actress Kate Jackson, producer Jon Peters, and TV producer-director William Asher. The one-and-a-half-acre property has a pool and spa, a tennis court, multiple outdoor lounge areas, and a maid's room and a bonus room with its own entrance.
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jun 10, 1992 (27 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|