Kate Upton proved herself to be the ultimate proud partner as she was seen ecstatically celebrating her husband Houston Astros star pitcher Justin Verlander’sWorld Series victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, November 5th. The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue icon rocked an Astros baseball jersey, backwards baseball cap and a big smile as she ran up to greet Justin after the win. The adorable couple was joined by their even more adorable 5-year-old daughter Genevieve.
The young Astros fan also sported her own jersey as Kate held her in her arms as the photogenic trio posed for some photos on the Houston field following the team’s 4-1 win over the Phillies in Game 6 of the World Series, their first championship since the 2017 title.
Before the biggest tournament in baseball, and shortly after the Astros beat the Yankees in the American League Championship playoffs, Kate made it known that she would be cheering for Justin, barring any “family issues,” according to a source who EXCLUSIVELY talked to. Hollywood Life. “This is a big moment for Justin, so barring any family issues, Kate will be there at every game,” the insider shared. “Not only is she a supportive wife, she’s also become a massive baseball fan, she’s passionate about the game and knows her stuff, so to go to these World Series games and be there for Justin is a privilege , she loves it.”
Kate also seemed a little clairvoyant when she posted a photo on Instagram on Oct. 27 of the Houston Astros celebrating their win over the Yankees, which sent them to the World Series. Alongside it, she wrote, “I’m so proud of you @justinverlander … ASTROS GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!!! ❤️❤️❤️”
The cover girl and the athlete met in 2012 while working on a commercial for the Major League Baseball 2K12 video game. They soon started dating and after a brief separation they were back together by 2014 with Justin proposing to Kate in 2016. A year later they walked down the aisle together and then welcomed Genevieve on November 7, 2018.