In April 2012, Upton appeared in a video of herself performing the Cat Daddy dance to the by , which also went viral.
With a second horse, Colby, she won 14—18 Western Riding and was included in the top 5 in 14—18 Horsemanship and 14—18 Western Pleasure in 2009.
Upton appeared on the cover of the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, released in February 2012.
I Love You 2007 , Five Minarets in New York 2010 , Killer Joe 2011 and House of Versace 2013.
Upton wore one of the Beach Bunny suits in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.