Kate Lynne Bock is a Canadian fashion model known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue since 2013. In 2020, she appeared on the cover, alongside Olivia Culpo and Jasmine Sanders.
Nick Name: Katie
Born: January 30, 1990, 33 years old and 4 months, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5 ft 11 in / 1.80 m
Measurements: 34-23-35 in / 86-58.5-89 cm
Bra size: 32B US / 70C EU
Bock was born on 30 January 1988 in Vancouver. She studied at a French immersion school in Canada and speaks fluent French. Growing up in Canada, she was into sports, including swimming, soccer, baseball and field hockey.
Bock was discovered aged 12 at a local swimming pool in Vancouver. She subsequently signed a modeling contract and traveled to Santa Barbara to shoot for Abercrombie Kids. At age 18, she moved to Paris.
Bock appeared in numerous magazines such as Germany’s Vogue, Hungary’s Glamour and Italy’s Elle. She has been featured in magazine covers of the US’ Ocean Drive and Fitness, Australia’s Grazia, UK’s Glow, Canada’s Elle and Maxim.
She has been featured in advertisements by a number of major brands including Victoria’s Secret, Guess, Brooks Brothers, L’Oréal, Kérastase, Banana Republic and Ralph Lauren. In 2011, Bock appeared as a character parodying Elvira Hancock in the music video for the song “Jack Sparrow” by comedy troupe The Lonely Island.
In December 2021, Bock launched a swimwear capsule collection with Australian brand Bond-Eye, which included five styles. She has also designed a jewelry line called Cattura.
In 2021, she started working as a chief brand officer for hard sparkling water brand Pompette and a creative consultant for the shopping application Verishop.
Bock had been dating professional basketball player Kevin Love for “nearly five years” in 2020, before her engagement with him on 31 January 2021. They got married in late June 2022 at the New York Public Library inspired by The Great Gatsby. Bock is Jewish.
First Fashion Show
The model debuted with Ready to Wear – Spring / Summer 2009 fashion week where she walked the ramp for Barbara Tfank, Hanii Y, Elie Tahari, Juan Carlos Obando, Susan Cianciolo, and VPL.
Food – Chocolate
TV Show – S*x and the City
Designers – Isabel Marant, Rag and Bone, Iro, Aritzia, Theory, Zara
She has appeared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2013, she was named Rookie of the Year.
At 12, Kate was discovered at a swimming pool.
She is fluent in French and English.
Whenever she drinks anything sparkling, tears start coming from her eyes.
Admires actor Paul Newman and has a never ending love for him.
She can skydive.
Kate enjoys going and watching hockey games.
Bock has a celebrity crush on actor Taylor Kitsch and singer Taylor Swift.
Kate has worked at fast food restaurant, Dairy Queen. In fact, it was her first job.
Some of you may not be aware that she is a certified Lifeguard.
Enjoys snowboarding at Whistler Mountain with her friends. That place gives her the most happiness.
Claims to be the tidiest person ever.
Feels weak in the knees after eating Choco lava cake.
First ever live basketball game was “The Knicks” one, where she was honored with the SI Rookie of the Year trophy.
Modeled for Victoria Secret Spring / Summer 2012 catalog.
Very close with her family. Her cousins are also like her siblings.
Best friend, Nina Shumiatcher (with whom she is friends since 5) revealed that Kate is such a person, who often forgets to remove her contact lenses during sleepovers. Once, she had to wear an eye patch for a couple of days as her eyes had become red and irritated.
Whenever she is boarding any flight, she never forgets to carry a good moisturizer, lip balm, and an eye mask.
Very sporty since childhood. She has done gymnastics, played volleyball, soccer, baseball in high school and has also played relay races on the Olympic track.
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