Rabiya Mateo is a Filipino-Indian beauty queen and model. In 2020, she was crowned Miss Universe Philippines and represented the country in the 2020 Miss Universe held in Florida where she placed in the Top 21.
Real Name –> Rabiya Occeña Mateo
Birth Date –> November 14, 1996 (Age 24)
Birth Place –> Balasan, Iloilo Province, Philippines
Hometown –> Iloilo City
College –> Iloilo Doctors College
Degree –> Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (Cum Laude)
Height –> 5’7″ (170 cm)
Rabiya Mateo has no boyfriend at the moment. Previously, she was the girlfriend of Neil Salvacion for six years now. On June 5, 2021, Neil Salvacion wrote in his instagram account that their relationship was over.
Right after the Miss Universe pageant in Florida, USA, Rabiya was seen in photos with former Pinoy Big Brother housemate Andre Brouillette. Almost immediately, Rabiya and Neil unfollowed each other on instagram which prompted netizens to speculate a break-up. Later, Andre issued a statement denying any romance between them.
Rabiya Mateo was crowned Miss Universe Philippines 2020 representing the city of Iloilo in Western Visayas. The pageant was held at the Cordillera Convention Hall in Baguio City on October 25, 2020.
Aside from the Miss Universe crown, Rabiya Mateo was also given the Best in Swimsuit award. However, many observers believed that her performance in the Q and A portion was the main reason for her triumph.
On December 4, 2020, Miss Universe Philippines announced that Rabiya Mateo was given the official title “Ambassador for Education”.
In 2021, Rabiya Mateo represented the Philippines at the Miss Universe 2020 pageant and finished as a Top 21 semifinalist.
2020 – Miss Universe – Philippines
2020 – Miss Iloilo
* Reviewer and Lecturer, SRG Manila Review Center
2021 – Eat Bulaga (Bawal Judgemental segment)