SI Swimsuit model Kathy Jacobs, 57, on being the oldest rookie: ‘I’m taking full advantage of this moment’

Kathy Jacobs
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By , Audacy

Kathy Jacobs is more than ready for her overdue close-up.

The 57-year-old is making headlines for being one of the rookies in the recently released 2021 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and is the oldest model in the magazine’s history.

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Discovered through SI’s annual swimsuit model search, Jones is fully basking in the glory of breaking the bikini ceiling.

“I’m closer to 60 than I am to 50 at this point,” she told the New York Post. “So to be in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit magazine representing ladies my age is just the best feeling in the world.”