Rabiya Mateo, this year's Miss Universe Philippines, has been the talk of the town ever since she was crowned on October 25, 2020. The 24-year-old beauty queen recently revealed that she's in a long-term relationship, and naturally, people were curious to know about her mysterious BF! Here's what you need to know about the love of Rabiya's life: 



1. His name is Neil Salvacion.  

It seems like Neil's pretty private on social media, and there aren't a lot of photos of them together online! However, fans discovered that there are snaps of Neil and Rabiya from her previous pageants and even during the 2017 Santacruzan Ciudad de Iloilo: 

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2. How long have they been a couple? 

In an interview with ABS-CBN's Dyan Castillejo, Rabiya revealed that Neil is her first boyfriend and that they've been together for six years now.

3. Rabiya promised not to break up with him. 

There's even a video of it! She shared: "He made me promise not to leave him even if I win the Miss Universe Philippines crown. I have a video stating that! He made me do that." In another interview, this time with Bombo Radyo Iloilo, Rabiya shared how supportive her BF has been and said: "We will make sure to work things out. If it's true love, it will never end."


4. Neil is actually a healthcare frontliner! 

The two met in college and Neil is currently a registered nurse, as reported by PEP.ph. Meanwhile, Rabiya graduated from Iloilo Doctors' College in 2018 and is a licensed physical therapist


    Rabiya Mateo will be representing the Philippines in the next Miss Universe competition. 


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