Jacob Vargas (born August 18, 1971) is a Mexican actor.
Vargas was born in Michoacán, Mexico, and raised in Pacoima, Los Angeles, California since 1971.
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 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 Abraham 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 a daughter named Rose, born September 11, 2004.