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Kate Upton was officially revealed as the cover girl for the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue on Monday. The 19-year-old blond bombshell, who was born in Michigan but raised in Florida, was named Rookie of the Year for her appearance in the 2011 Swimsuit Issue, so it's not a huge surprise that she received this year's honor. What do you think of Kate's itty bitty red-and-brown bikini? See More of Kate Upton at SI Swimsuit 2012

Kate Upton Is the 2012 S.I. Swimsuit Cover Girl

January 1, 1970

It's the moment we've all been waiting for! Model Kate Upton has officially been revealed as the cover girl for the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Take a sneak peek!

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