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Lauren Caitlin Upton, popularly known as “Caite Upton”, is an American fashion model and a former beauty queen, born on 27 March 1989, in Lexington, from South Carolina USA. Upton was crowned the winner of Miss South Carolina Teen USA pageant and went on to secure 4th place at the Miss Teen USA in August 2007. This American beauty is widely recognized for intricate and irrational responses to questions posed to her during the August 2007 national pageant competition.
Former Miss Teen USA, actress and YouTube sensation, you must be wondering how rich is Caitlin Upton? Well, the 26 years old beauty, Upton, is a relatively rich celebrity with a net worth of $2 million as of 2015. Her major source of income is obviously her modelling and acting career. Apart from that, Upton is also a real estate agent for Keller Williams in Brentwood, California, which is yet another highly paid job.
Caitlin Upton Net Worth $2 Million
Caitlin Upton graduated from Lexinton High School, and at the age of 18, she contested the Miss South Carolina Teen USA pageant and was victorious. Since then, she has received numerous advertising and modelling offers, and has modelled for companies such as Nautica and Wrangler. She has also appeared in national magazines like Seventeen, Cosmos Girl and American Cheerleader.
In 2007, the Miss Teen USA show launched Caitlin Upton into fame, but actually notoriety, however not precisely for the reasons she’d anticipated. Upton, then 18 year old Miss Teen South Carolina, made herself an instant YouTube sensation when she replied, or rather, neglected to reply, to a rather precarious query from actress Aimee Teegarden. When asked, “Late surveys have demonstrated a fifth of Americans can’t find the US on a world map. Why do you think this is?” Upton rambled on for an agonizing 35 seconds about “the Iraq,” “South Africa,” and “the Asian nations” and how “a few individuals out there in our country don’t have maps.” The subsequent you tube video clips reported 78 million plus views in a short time, ranking the site’s most viewed video for the month of September in 2007.
Shortly after she became a YouTube sensation for the wrong reasons, she appeared on the “Today” show to redeem herself. She confessed that she was overwhelmed when asked the question and could not comprehend correctly. However, her cheery reaction to a viral video got attention from TV producers and she was offered an appearance on CBS’ “The Amazing Race” as a contestant. Later, she was seen on TLC’s “King of the Crown” reality series. Moreover, she also got a chance at “Redemption” with Comedy Central’s Daniel Tosh in “Tosh”. She is currently working as an actress and model in Los Angeles.
As far as her personal life is concerned, Upton, at the age of 26 is single. She broke up with her long-time boyfriend Brent Horne, with whom she contested ‘The Amazing Race 16”. Caitlin, as of now, leads a single life in Los Angeles, enjoying her aspiring career complemented by her apparently still growing wealth.