Jacob Vargas Biography


More about the relationship

Jacob Vargas is a married person. He is married to Sylvia Arzate and has two beautiful daughters named Rosa and Victoria. He is a person who likes to keep his family out of the spotlight.

He has not shared his wedding details with the media.

Relationship Facts of Jacob Vargas

  • Jacob Vargas is married to Sylvia Arzate.
  • He is father of Two (Rosa and Victoria).
  • Jacob Vargas is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jacob Vargas?

Jacob Vargas is well known Mexican and American actor and also a dancer who is known for Getting Shorty, Selena, and American Me. He is known for winning Broad Humor and Hollywood Film Awards.

Jacob Vargas: Age, Parents, Siblings

Vargas was born on 18 August 1971 in Michoacán, Mexico, and has been a citizen living in Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, since 1971. He grew up in a strict Roman Catholic household.

He holds the Mexican nationality however he belongs to the ethnicity of American-Mexican.

Talking about his family name it is yet to be reviewed. He has 4 brothers and a sister however their name is not available.

Education, School, College

He went to study high school at San Fernando High School in San Fernando, California.

Jacob Vargas: Professional life, Career

Jacob has given almost 30 years to the entertainment industry. He started his acting by appearing as a stress dancer on Different Strokes.

Vargas has been in several films and television series. Airborne (1993), Traffic (2000), Hotel Book Oasis (1995 short film), and Jarhead are some of his films.

He also appeared in the horror film The Hills Have Eyes 2. He is most known for his roles as the Joker from the Joker Brothers in the 2000 film Next Friday and as A.B. Quintanilla, the late Tejano singer Selena’s brother, in the biographical film of the same name.

In 2020, Jacob and Justina Machado served as Master of Ceremonies at the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Awards.

Awards, Nominations

1995NCLR Bravo AwardsEmerging Artist of the YearWon
2001Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by the Cast of a Theatrical Motion PictureTrafficWon
2006Hollywood Film AwardsEnsemble of the YearBobbyWon
2015Broad HumorBest ActorIn Between the Gutter and The StarsWon

Jacob Vargas: Net worth, Income

Jacob earns his primary money through his career as an actor and dancer. Estimating his whole net worth is $3 million.

Although he has shared his net worth to be $3 million there is no information about his annual salary and the income he gets from his work.

Jacob Vargas: Rumors, Scandal

Jacob does not like being in the spotlight so he has not been involved in any controversies and rumors.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

He has maintained his body very well and stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Although there is information about his height there are no details about his weight, hips, waist, and bicep measurements.

Looking at his appearance he has a brown skin tone with black hair and dark brown eyes.

Social media

Jacob has been active on networking sites. He is active on Instagram with 86.2k followers where he has shared his photos and also his memories with his loved ones.

In addition, he is also active on Twitter with 8954 followers. However, he is not active on YouTube and Facebook.


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