In addition to becoming a three-time Swimsuit edition cover model, the 24-year-old Upton - who went to high school in Melbourne here in Central Florida - is featured on three different SI covers this year.
So, what has she been up to since her last cover?
"I'm really excited, he asked me right before the season started so we've been keeping it on the down-low for quite a while", she told E! previous year.
We kid, but the ridiculously gorgeous model has landed her third Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition covers just days after reports surfaced that she threw some major fits unless she was given this honor.
The new mom opened up about what it was like getting back into a bikini ten months after welcoming baby Luna with hubby John Legend. That said, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue is a tradition that has so far withstood the test of time. The first-of-its-kind event will feature live performances by GRAMMY Award-winning artists Diplo and Miguel; a food festival curated by Houston's James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd and special appearances by the models of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Class of 2017. In fact, the tagline for this year's issue is: "Every body, Every age, Every attractive".
Verbal duels, Kohli gameplan on Steve Smith's agenda for India Tests
The more the guys understand how to pick up wickets and how to set batsmen up, it is going to be really good for us. We know he's going to be hard to face. "May be he is right, but I will love to challenge Sourav on that part".
According to TMZ, the unidentified woman "met up" with Comrie at a bar on Saturday night, after which she claims he raped her "multiple times". "I love feeling strong, and strength training has really changed my body".
Like mother, like daughter, huh.
White it isn't quite the cultural phenomenon it was in the pre-internet era, Sports Illustrated has managed to keep fans coming back by making the counterintuitive move of continually reducing the actual number of swimsuits in each issue.
This issue also features a bevy of athletes, including Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Eugenie Bouchard, Simone Biles and Aly Raisman.
"Kate The Great" poses in another barely-there bikini.
She added: "I really want to have that influence for people out there that have my body type". "Beauty is not a number. I have never felt sexier than I did in this shoot".