- August 18, 1971 (age 49)
- Sylvia Arzate
Jacob Vargas (born August 18, 1971) is an American actor.
Vargas was born in Michoacán, Mexico, and raised in Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, since 1971. He was raised in a devout Roman Catholic family. Attended High School at San Fernando HS in San Fernando, California.
Vargas’ break into acting came when he was cast as a street dancer on Diff'rent Strokes, and his career has continued successfully including films such as Airborne, Traffic and Jarhead. He was also in the horror movie The Hills Have Eyes 2. But he is most known for his role as Joker from the Joker Brothers in the 2000 film Next Friday and as A.B. Quintanilla, the brother of the late Tejano singer Selena in the biopic film of the same name.
He is married to Sylvia Arzate. They have two daughters, Rose, born in 2004 and Ava Victoria, born in 2011. Jacob has 4 brothers and 1 sister.