Kate Upton Bikini Dance Video Leaked. Kate Upton is an American model and actress. She gained notoriety from an appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011, and was the cover model for the 2012, 2013 and 2017 issues. She was also the subject of the 100th-anniversary Vanity Fair cover. She is further known for dating and later marrying Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Justin Verlander.