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Olivia Dunne Named An 'Icon' After Posing With Cheeky View By Times Square Billboard

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By Alisan Duran on February 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM EST

Olivia Dunne has embraced the bustling energy of New York City as she embarks on promoting her newest brand partnership!

The acclaimed LSU gymnastics star, renowned social media influencer, and SI Swimsuit model ventured to the heart of the Big Apple to witness her own image illuminated amidst the iconic lights of Times Square.

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Olivia Dunne Is Having A Proud Moment

Olivia Dunne posing near her Times Square billboard.
Instagram Stories | Olivia Dunne

In a recent Instagram post captioned, "I think I know that girl from somewhere," the 21-year-old radiated excitement as she gestured towards her larger-than-life promotional images for the renowned clothing brand, Nautica.

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Fan Reactions

Olivia Dunne posing near her Times Square billboard.
Instagram Stories | Olivia Dunne

Dressed impeccably in high-waisted jeans, a form-fitting crop top, and a stylish long white jacket, the gymnast's captivating photos captured the attention of a vast audience on Instagram, garnering an avalanche of responses from friends, family, and devoted fans.

Her sister Julz injected a playful quip into the comments, jesting, "This can NAUT be real," prompting Dunne to play along with her own witty retort, "Believe it or NAUT... it is."

LSU teammate Savannah Schoenherr chimed in with recognition, humorously acknowledging Dunne's prominence with the remark, "I think I recognize her too."

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'Goddess' Energy

"Big time or whatevaaa," quipped fellow Tigers star Alexis Jeffrey, acknowledging Dunne's significant achievement with a touch of playful admiration.

A keen-eyed fan observed the illusion of Dunne's arm appearing slender on the billboard, prompting her to offer a lighthearted clarification, "It's curved around the bend of the building... trust me I'm not skipping arm day."

Among the array of comments flooding in from fans were expressions of adoration and admiration, ranging from "Livvy is a goddess," to "What a queen! Congrats Livvy."

In her caption, Dunne expressed her exhilaration, writing, "So excited to be the face of the Nautica Spring '24 collection," signaling her enthusiasm for her latest venture.

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Enjoying NYC

Olivia Dunne eating pasta in New York City.
Instagram Stories | Olivia Dunne

During her time in New York, Dunne seized the opportunity to indulge in a mouthwatering Italian meal, delightfully documenting her culinary experience with a series of captivating photos shared on Instagram.

Dunne had initially announced her exciting collaboration earlier in February, treating her followers to a captivating series of promotional photos showcasing her modeling prowess in Nautica's latest clothing line.

"So excited to be the face of the Nautica Spring ‘24 collection now at @macys and nautica.com #NauticaPartner #ad," the senior athlete wrote in the caption.

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Social Media Success

This latest collaboration adds to an ever-expanding repertoire of partnerships for Dunne, underscoring her dynamic portfolio. As the top-earning student-athlete in women's college sports nationwide, she has capitalized on the opportunities afforded by the NCAA's Name, Image, and Likeness regulations. Leveraging her athletic prowess and burgeoning popularity, the gymnast has seen her annual earnings soar to a remarkable $3.5 million, according to On3.

Dunne's impressive financial success stems from a diverse array of partnerships with prominent brands, including ESPN, Forever 21, Motorola, and Body Armor. Additionally, she has graced the pages of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Edition twice, further solidifying her status as a sought-after model and influencer.

Central to Dunne's ascent to success is her formidable presence on social media. Throughout her tenure at LSU, she has cultivated a massive following, amassing a total of 12.4 million followers across various platforms. This substantial online reach has been instrumental in amplifying her brand partnerships and propelling her to the forefront of the collegiate athletics landscape.

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