Jacob Vargas- Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Ethnicity

Jacob Vargas

Jacob Vargas is a well-known Mexican and American actor and dancer best recognized for his roles in Getting Shorty, Selena, and American Me. He has received Broad Humor and Hollywood Film Awards.

Quick Facts

Real NameJacob Vargas
Nick NameJacob
Date Of BirthAugust 18, 1971
Age53 years old
BirthplaceMichoacán, Mexico
Height5 feet 8 inches
Weight65 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye colorDark Brown
Net Worth$3 million

Jacob Vargas Age & Early Life

Jacob Vargas was born in Michoacán, Mexico, on August 18, 1971, and has lived in Pacoima, Los Angeles, California, since 1971. He was raised in a devout Roman Catholic home. He is of Mexican origin, although his heritage is American-Mexican. Concerning his surname, it has yet to be examined. He has four brothers and a sister, the names of whom are unknown. He attended San Fernando High School in San Fernando, California, for his high school education.

Jacob Vargas Height & Weight

He has kept his physique in good shape and stands at 5 feet 8 inches tall. Although his height is given, no information on his hips, waist, or biceps is provided. In terms of looks, he has a brown complexion, black hair, and dark brown eyes.

Jacob Vargas

Jacob Vargas’s Net Worth

How much is Jacob Vargas’s net worth? Jacob’s principal source of income is his work as an actor and dancer. His total net worth is estimated to be $3 million as of  March 2024. Although he has said that his net worth is $3 million, there is no information on his yearly pay or the revenue he receives from his job.


Jacob has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment business. He began his acting career as a stress dancer on Different Strokes. Vargas has been in a number of films and television shows. His films include Airborne (1993), Traffic (2000), Hotel Book Oasis (1995 short film), and Jarhead.

He also appears in the sequel to the horror thriller The Hills Have Eyes. He is most recognized for his appearances in the 2000 film Next Friday as the Joker from the Joker Brothers and as A.B. Quintanilla, the late Tejano singer Selena’s brother, in the biographical film of the same name. Jacob and Justina Machado will be Masters of Ceremonies for the National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Awards in 2020.

Jacob Vargas Wife & Marriage

Who is Jacob Vargas’s wife? Jacob Vargas has a wife. He is married to Sylvia Arzate and they have two lovely kids, Rosa and Victoria. He is the kind of guy that prefers to keep his family out of the limelight. He has not given the media any information about his nuptials.