DAILY ROCKET: Kate Upton Photo Gallery
When you look at Kate Upton, it’s easy to forget that three years ago I would have gone to jail for making this post. Upton is just 20 years old, but she’s already done a lot of living.
Kate Upton was a virtual unknown two years ago, but she’s used social media to grow her profile, and it’s worked extremely well.
Kate Upton did the Dougie at a Clippers game in 2011, and the internet took notice. In 2012, Upton kicked it up a notch by doing a New York Yankee themed photo shoot with Terry Richardson, then Kate Upton made the internet explode by dancing in a bikini.
Are you asking yourself why Kate Upton is being featured on a sports blog? I’m getting to it, stay with me here…
In 2011, Kate Upton was being linked to Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. But then Upton got the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover, so she ditched Sanchez for a legit superstar.
Justin Verlander had a banner year in 2011. He won the American League Cy Young and MVP award, and perhaps more impressively, he won the heart of Kate Upton.
At this point I’d like to point out that Verlander was 19 when Upton was in grade 5. But that’s neither here nor there.
The point is that Upton has used social media and sports to carve out a niche as one of the biggest sex symbols in the world. There isn’t a man in the world complaining…