Rabiya Mateo now with 800,000 IG followers

Rabiya Mateo is ecstatic reaching a new milestone on social media.

The Philippines' representative to the upcoming Miss Universe pageant has garnered 800,000 followers on Instagram. 

To celebrate, Rabiya channeled Priyanka Chopra's red carpet look at the 2018 Met Gala.

She wrote, "Thank you for the love! I can't believe I already reached 800k followers here on IG. From the bottom of my heart, 'Palangga ko guid kamo tanan.'"

"As a gift to all my followers, here's my favorite layout shoot I had in the Philippines," she added.

Priyanka is an Indian actress who won Miss World in 2000.

Note, Rabiya also has Indian blood.

The 69th Miss Universe competition will be held in Florida on May 16 (May 17 in Manila).