Rabiya Mateo Biography, Latest Update, Love Life

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.

Rabiya Mateo
Rabiya Mateo (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Real Name –> Rabiya Occe├▒a Mateo
Birth Date –> November 14, 1996 (Age 25)
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)

Love Life
Rabiya Mateo is the girlfriend of actor Jeric Gonzales. Previously, she was the girlfriend of Neil Salvacion for six years. 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.

Pageant Career
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.

Television Programs
2022 – Agimat ng Agila
2021 – Wish Ko Lang: Magkaibigan
2021 – KMJS: Gabi ng Lagim IX
2021 – Eat Bulaga (Bawal Judgemental segment)

Beauty Pageants
2020 – Miss Universe – Philippines
2020 – Miss Iloilo

Other Work Experience
* Reviewer and Lecturer, SRG Manila Review Center

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See also: List of Candidates for Miss Universe Philippines 2020

See also: Famous Beauty Queens from the Philippines

Rabiya Mateo
Rabiya Mateo (Credit: Facebook Page)


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