8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Hottest Woman Of 2018, Kate Upton
Earlier today, Maxim revealed who was at the top of their annual "Hottest Women of 2018" list and you won't guess who made it!
Yes,. Kate first broke ground when she appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated back in 2011. From there, she was in ads, commercials and tons of other campaigns. For a while, she was the dubbed the most beautiful and most "realistic" looking model around!
Even though she started out modelling, she eventually broke into Hollywood and began appearing in movies! One of her most famous roles was in "The Other Woman" starring alongside Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann. She literally played the "other woman" in that film and it was hilarious!
Here are some things you may not know about Kate Upton.
1. Kate used to be a competitive equestrienne.
Kate absolutely loves horses. You may be surprised to know that she was a really talented equestrienne. She even won 4 championships!
2. She started modelling at 15-years-old.
Kate started modelling when she was very young! She first signed with Elite Model Management in Miami, Florida. After moving to New York City, she signed with IMG Models.
3. She's dedicated to modelling.
She endured extreme conditions while shooting her famous Sports Illustrated cover shoot in Antarctica. Kate claims that while they were shooting, she began to lose her "hearing and eyesight because [her] body was shutting down, it was working so hard to keep warm."
4. She's a "Whirlpool" heiress.
Kate's great-grandfather is the co-founder of Whirlpool Corporation. Yes, like Whirlpool laundry and dishwashing machines. Hey, it's a billion dollar company!
5. Kate's first major movie role was in Tower Heist.
She had a teeny tiny role with Ben Stiller in the 2011 film, Tower Heist.
6. Kate is married to Justin Verlander.
Kate married Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander in November 2017. They tied the knot in a medieval style church in Tuscany. The cute couple has been dating since 2011.
7. She has a religious tattoo.
At a photo shoot, someone snatched away a cross necklace that Kate was wearing and made a joke saying, "Why are you wearing a cross? Like you would be religious." She ended up getting a cross tattoo on her finger. She said, "The whole thing made me realize that I do want [a cross] with me at all times."
8. She's a huge animal lover!
Kate loves all animals! She's even involved in adoption campaigns. She recently supported the 4th Annual Grand Slam Adoption Event in Houston, advocating for others to adopt their pets from rescue shelters!