Kate was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, and grew up in Melbourne, Fla. The paternal great-grandfather was the founder of Whirlpool Corporation and former energy minister. She loves equitation and currently lives in New York. In 2014 the US magazine Forbes puts Kate Upton for the first time in the ranking of the highest paid supermodels of the year, in fifth place, with earnings of about $ 7 million, the same of other supermodel Kate Moss. In the spring of that year she was one of the stars of the film The Other Woman, alongside Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann. That movie is about three women betrayed by the same man who decide to realize their plan of revenge. Kate was elected by People magazine as the sexiest woman in the world.