Kate Upton is an American model and actress. She is well-known for modeling for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and for her work as spokesperson for the "Game of War: Fire Age" mobile game.
Kate Upton began working as a professional model in 2008, when she was immediately hired in a talent search. She modeled for several clothing companies, including Garage, Dooney & Bourke, and Guess. In 2011, she modeled for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue; she was named Rookie of the Year in her first issue and has appeared in every issue since as of June 2015, twice as the cover model. All the while, Upton has continued to model for many other publications, including Esquire, Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair and Vogue.
Upton has received several awards and accolades for her modeling; she was named Style Awards 2013's Model of the Year and People Magazine's first-ever Sexiest Woman Alive in 2014. Upton is known for working under extreme conditions, such as modeling in Antarctica and in zero gravity for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
Upton has also appeared in television and film. She made guest appearances on "Tosh.0" and "Saturday Night Live" and has appeared in the music video for Lady Antebellum's "Bartender." She has also acted in three comedy films as of 2015: "Tower Heist," "The Three Stooges" and "The Other Woman."