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The American gymnast who has already made millions as an internet sensation can now seemingly add 'Santa's favourite' to her CV.
Olivia Dunne, 20, is currently competing for Louisiana State University in the NCAA. But more then two years ago her earnings passed $1million (£831,000) thanks to a string of lucrative sponsorship deals.
The blonde beauty, who uses her internet plans to post shots of her stunning frame, benefitted from a change in regulations back in June 2021. Prior to then, athletes were restricted on selling sponsorships which limited the potential of Dunne to make money using social media.
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But on Christmas Day this year, the artistic gymnast posted a festive treat to her 2.5 million followers. Posing in a stunning red dress and a hairband, she captioned the picture "santa’s fav:)"
Fair to say the post was well received by fans, with @cookjrb writing: "DAMN, you're so beautiful! Gotta be 1 of the prettiest young ladies on earth!! You look absolutely amazing."
As well as the snap receiving 655,000 likes, @clarencesmith1983 said "Incredibly beautiful," @todd.5427 added "Girl, hot body," while thousands of others responded with on fire and heart emojis.
Dunne had received criticism in some quarters for using her body to make her money, but has been fiercely defended by fellow influencer Paige Spiranac. The golf tipster, herself famed for her eye-catching outfits, lashed out on Twitter at those belittling her fellow internet sensation.
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“I’m so sick of women belittling accomplishments of other women because it’s done differently than they would," she said. "@livvydunne is getting hate for making 2 million a year. She’s built a successful business (at 20) all while being a student-athlete. That’s bada**.”
Back in October, Dunne was celebrating after topping a chart as the most influential female athlete. She was named as No 1 in On3 Sports' NIL valuations list, and as well as her Instagram following, boasts a mammoth 6.6 million TikTok followers.
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