After breaking out as the cover girl on Sports Illustrated illustrious Swimsuit Issue in 2012, the 20-year-old model has since become a staple on the newsstand.
From GQ to Esquire, the buxom blonde has been flaunting her signature curves on the front of entertainment’s hottest publications.
In fact, Upton even made her debut in fashion juggernaut Vogue, gracing the covers of the magazine’s Italian and British editions.
However, this Florida-native has also been gracing the pages of tabloids as well.
“The rumors are just that,” one of Upton’s close friends told us. “They are 100 percent not dating.”
“They make a good looking pair because he’s a good looking man too,” Richard Verlander Sr., the grandfather of the Detroit Tigers pitcher, told Celebuzz.
Upton’s own grandpa echoed those sentiments, telling us, “[Kate] has all of our support.”
With numerous magazine covers under her belt and a hot boyfriend around her arm, Upton is certainly prepare for a very successful new year.
Launch the gallery above to relive all of her 2012 magazine spreads!
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