Kate Upton is a swimsuit model, actress, and brand ambassador who rose to fame in 2011 when she began appearing in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was named “Rookie Of The Year” in 2011 and was the cover model for Swimsuit Issues in 2012 and 2013. Upton was also on the cover of Vanity Fair on the magazine’s celebratory 100th anniversary issue. Kate is also an actress, having been in the movies Tower Heist in 2011 and The Other Woman in 2014. She has also appeared on the covers of Vogue Italia, British Vogue, Cosmopolitan, French Elle, GQ, and Esquire, among others. In 2013, while photographing parts of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Upton suffered a momentary loss of both her hearing and eyesight due to the extreme cold of Antarctica, regaining her senses after hospitalization.