The cover of the 2012 SI Swimsuit magazine was revealed on late Monday Night during the Tonight Show with David Letterman. Kate Upton was this year's cover model after appearing in the pages of the 2011 edition.
She now joins a list of cover models that includes Irina Shayk (2011), Brooklyn Decker (2010) and Bar Rafaeli (2009) in recent years. Other women to grace the cover include Marisa Miller, Beyonce Knowles, Rebecca Romijn, Elle Macpherson and Christie Brinkley.
The cover image can be viewed after the jump:
Photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.
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