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Olivia Dunne will make her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit debut next month.
The LSU gymnast will star in the 2023 issue alongside other rookies, including Lauren Chan, Madisin Rian and Ellie Thumann.
“Livvy is an absolute inspiration for other female athletes around the world and we couldn’t be more excited to feature her,” SI Swim said on Twitter.
Dunne is the top-valued female college athlete, according to On3.com.
The 20-year-old is known as “the most followed NCAA athlete on social media,” according to the site. Across TikTok, Instagram and Twitter, she has about 11.3 million followers.
She has a NIL valuation of $3.5 million based on performance, influence and media exposure.
The Hillsdale, New Jersey native thanked SI Swim for “making her dreams come true” on social media shortly after the announcement.
The 58-year-old franchise has featured a range of participants, from supermodels to Olympic athletes. No modeling experience is required, according to the SI Swim website.
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