Kate Upton Maxim, Hot 100

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Celebrated as one the most powerful women, the iconic supermodel, Kate Upton, tops Maxim’s Hot 100 List for 2018. The modeling powerhouse sizzles in the sultry photos from the scorching sands of Israel.

Complete with enviable curves and a sweet smile, Kate Upton explains how she developed her good old-fashioned work ethic. She also traveled to Israel for the first time for Maxim’s Hot 100 cover shoot. And through the ups and downs, family will continue to be an integral part of Upton’s life.

5 Reasons we love Kat Upton in Maxim’s Hot 100:

5) She’s Number 1!

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While mentioning the desert heat on her Instagram page, Upton writes, “Thanks Maxim mag for naming me No1 hottest woman 2018!”

4) She’s Being Strong!

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model tells the popular men’s magazine, “You know, I work really hard on myself: on feeling good, working out, being strong. Being number one on the Hot 100 is a little reward for all of the hard work.”

3) String4Me!

Upton launched 12-week fitness program and meal-delivery service, Strong4Me Fitness “I wanted to give every woman the access to information that I have,” she reveals. “When I’m preparing for a role or a shoot, the easiest way for me to get into shape is not to think about it or worry about it. Now, every woman will have what I have.”

2) Always Be Hustling!

The blonde bombshell explains how Hollywood is “not an easy industry, and it’s very easy for someone like me to be typecast. I definitely don’t want to play the same role over and over again. I’m really waiting for my role that I’m able to be the best in.”

1) The List Continues!

The Hot 100 includes supermodels and Insta-stars who redefine our idea of beauty, the actresses leading the Time’s Up movement, and the powerful pop divas shaking things up!

Pick up Maxim‘s July/August issue, on sale June 19! And don’t miss Kate Upton as well as she hosts Maxim‘s legendary Hot 100 party on July 21 in Los Angeles.

By Jorge Solis