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Katherine Elizabeth Upton (born June 20, 1992) is an American supermodel. The daughter of a tennis player and a school athletics director, she unsurprisingly ventured into sports in her early life as an equestrian before entering the modeling world in 2008. Before long, she was modeling for the likes of Guess, and then Sports Illustrated - Upton was the Rookie of the Year in the magazine's 2011 Swimsuit Issue, following this up by being on the cover for the 2012 and 2013 issues (and being featured on the first flip-side cover for the issue in 2014). Upton has also featured in the more high-fashion end of modeling, appearing in the likes of Elle and Vogue (although she was on the Italian and British covers before landing one in her home country).

Known for making videos of herself dancing (a video of her performing the Dougie at a baseball game went viral, as did one of her doing the Cat Daddy) and for being somewhat fuller than average models. She's also had a career in acting within films such as Tower Heist, The Three Stooges, The Other Woman (2014), and The Layover.

She has been married to Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros (formerly Detroit Tigers) baseball team since 2017. Together, they have one daughter.


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