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VENICE, ITALY - AUGUST 29: Kate Upton walks the red carpet ahead of the "Marriage Story" screening during during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 29, 2019 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

Michigan’s favorite super model Kate Upton turns 29 today!

Upton was born Katherine Elizabeth Upton on June 10, 1992, St. Joseph, Michigan. She graced the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2011 and was the cover model for several years, including 2012, 2013 and 2017. Upton is also an actress and has appeared in films such as The Other Woman, Tower Heist and The Layover.

Upton, of course, is married to former Detroit Tigers baseball player Justin Verlander.

Here are some photos of Upton over the years!

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at and tweet at her @AnneErickson!