22 Hot Pictures of Kate Upton to Celebrate Her 22nd Birthday

Happy 22nd Birthday, Kate!

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It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating Kate Upton’s 21st birthday. Funny how birthdays come around again every year! Now that she’s 22 (she’s only 22!), we’re celebrating again with the 22 hottest pictures of her from around the Web.

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You probably didn’t know this, but Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, but raised in Melbourne, Florida.

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She must have stuck to her Michigan roots because she’s a Detroit Tigers fan and is dating their ace, Justin Verlander.

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Verlander was recently caught staring down Upton's shirt when the two of them were attending a Stanley Cup playoff game. She apparently didn’t mind because she grinned mischievously and kissed him on the cheek when she caught him looking.

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She’s also from an athletic family, which makes it easy to see why she’s dating a pro athlete. Her mom was a state champion in high school tennis back in the day and her dad is an athletics director.

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Her extended family is pretty notable as well; her uncle Fred Upton is a Republican Congressman in Michigan and her great-grandfather Frederick Upton was a co-founder of WhirlPool Corporation.

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Is it not extremely fitting that she attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Florida? They probably don’t look too fondly on her dressing like this.

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She was a national equestrian competitor in the American Paint Horse Association as a young teenager.

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At 16, she attended a casting call by a model agency and was hired the same day. Her modeling career has grown exponentially ever since.

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She has embraced her fame by doing more and more racy photo shoots for multiple outlets, but she’s still most famous for being a back-to-back cover model for Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition.

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The photo shoot for her 2013 SI Swimsuit cover was done in Antarctica, where she scared the crew when her hearing and eyesight briefly failed to the incredibly cold temperatures.

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After doing a recent beach shoot for SI, she joked that they are “ok with her again” and she looked just fine in the video of that shoot if we do say so ourselves.

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She’s also danced on camera several times, which has only increased her fame…and the number of GIFs on the Internet of her dancing, most of them in slow motion.

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She’s got her first big movie role in The Other Woman while co-starring with Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann.

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Did you know that Upton made a 10-second cameo in the 2011 movie Tower Heist as the mistress of wealthy Tower resident Mr. Hightower?

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She was also briefly seen in the 2012 movie The Three Stooges as Sister Bernice. Wonder why…

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She absolutely melted the internet with her zero gravity video in February of 2014. We have Jimmy Fallon to thank for that brilliant idea. No, seriously. Bril

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She has a massive social media following, which skyrocketed once she first appeared on the cover of the SI Swimsuit Edition in 2012. Surprisingly, she wasn’t happy about it because she said she felt like a “bachelor present” to every guy she met shortly thereafter.

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In addition to the Swimsuit Edition, she’s appeared on the cover of the following magazines: British Vogue, Cosmopolitan, CR Fashion Book, Esquire, French ELLE, German GQ, Italian GQ, Jalouse, Muse, Sunday Times Style, The Daily and Vogue Italia.

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She’s been ranked in pretty much every model ranking out there, including MODELS, AskMen’s Top 99 Women and Maxim’s HOT 100 list. In addition, she was named Model of the Year at the 10th annual Style Awards in New York in September of 2013.

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She changed the game in 2014 as the SI Swimsuit Edition used a flip-side cover with her as the model for the first time in its history for the 50th anniversary issue.

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She has a tattoo of a cross on the inside of her finger. Judging by these pictures, we’d know if she had one anywhere else.

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So after all the incredible stuff she’s done by just age 22, what are your predictions on what Kate the Great will do next?


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