Jhake Angelo Cunanan Vargas (born July 9, 1992), better known as Jake Vargas, is a Filipino actor. He is known for his television roles in various hit GMA Network dramas such as Stairway to Heaven, Reel Love Presents Tween Hearts, Captain Barbell, Alice Bungisngis and Her Wonder Walis, Strawberry Lane, Buena Familia, and Ika-5 Utos.[1] He is best known for his role as Chito Manaloto in the sitcom, Pepito Manaloto.

Jake Vargas
Born
Jhake Angelo Cunanan Vargas

(1992-07-09) July 9, 1992 (age 29)
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer-songwriter
  • musician
  • dancer
Years active2008–present
Agent
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Musical career
LabelsDyna Records

Vargas also starred in films, including Tween Academy: Class of 2012, My Kontrabida Girl, and Asintado. For his performance in Asintado, he won the rising star award at the WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival and was nominated for Best Actor at the 2015 FAMAS Awards,[2] and Movie Supporting Actor of the Year at the 2015 PMPC Star Awards for Movies.[3]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Studio Notes Ref.
1995 Basta't Kasama Kita Boy at the Convention 2 Star Cinema Uncredited
2009 Litsonero Itok APT Entertainment Supporting role
Patient X James GMA Films, Viva Films, RGutz Productions
2010 Si Agimat at Si Enteng Kabisote Amarillo OctoArts Films, M-Zet Productions, APT Entertainment, Imus Productions, GMA Films Extended Cast, 36th Metro Manila Film Festival entry [4]
2011 Tween Academy: Class of 2012 Jeremy / Jepoy GMA Films, SM Development Corporation Main role [5]
Ang Panday 2 Hamil GMA Films, Imus Productions Supporting role, 37th Metro Manila Film Festival entry [6]
2012 My Kontrabida Girl Poy GMA Films Main role [7]
Delusyon Teenage drug addict JEM-Talents Central Productions [8]
2014 Asintado (Between the Eyes) Tonio Ignacio Films Main role, 10th Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival entry [9]
2015 Liwanag sa Dilim Niko APT Entertainment Lead role [10]
Bahay Ampunan TBA MSV Entertainment Productions

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes Ref.
2008 Walang Tulugan with the Master Showman Himself (performer) GMA Network [11]
Carlo J. Caparas' Joaquin Bordado Baloy [12]
Carlo J. Caparas' Gagambino Peter's Son
2009 Sine Novela: Dapat Ka Bang Mahalin? Elmer Ramos
Stairway To Heaven Young Tristan
Dear Friend: My Christmas List Otep
2009–2010 SOP Fully Charged Himself (performer)
2010 First Time Sebastian "Baste" Luna
Ilumina Eliseo Montero
2010–2013 Party Pilipinas Himself (performer) [13]
2010–2012 Reel Love Presents Tween Hearts Jacob Vergara [14]
2011 Mars Ravelo's Captain Barbell Alden / Spin
Pahiram ng Isang Ina Luke Velasco
Spooky Nights Himself Episode: "Bahay ni Lolo: A Very Spooky Night"
Maynila Luke Episode: "Affairs of the Past"
2011–present Pepito Manaloto Chito Manaloto
2012–2013 Cielo de Angelina Marco Sevilla
2012 Alice Bungisngis and her Wonder Walis Ace Fernandez [15]
Maynila Ed Episode: "Biyaheng Puso"
Andrew Episode: "I Love You and I Know It"
Magpakailanman John Edric Episode: "Sa likod ng mga ngiti: The Stories of John Edric Ulang and Jaylord Casino"
2013 Maynila Tonix Episode: "Txtm8, Luvm8"
King Episode: "Prinsesa ng Pag-ibig"
The Ryzza Mae Show Himself
Home Sweet Home Benjie Caharian
Maynila Anton Episode: "Music and Miracles"
Lucky Episode:
"Bagong Taon, Bagong Puso"
2013–2015 Sunday All Stars Himself (performer) [16]
2014 Kapuso Primetime Cinema: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Percy Jackson Filipino dub
Maynila Kenjie Episode: "GF for Rent"
Reggie Episode: "Love Pretends"
Migo Episode: "Scared to Love"
Magpakailanman Jam Sebastian Episode: "One Last Chance: The Jam and Michelle Story" [17]
2014–2015 Strawberry Lane Gabby "Gabo" Valentino
2015 Maynila Jeric Episode: "Love by Blood"
The Ryzza Mae Show Himself
Magpakailanman Alvin Episode: "Kapatid sa ina: The Jason Delgado and Alvin Fontanilla Story"
Buena Familia Kevin Acosta
Beautiful Strangers Aldrin Frestame
2016 Dear Uge Marvin Episode:
"Ang lihim ni Kelly"
Laff Camera Action Himself (presenter)
Magpakailanman Jeyrick Sigmaton Episode: "Ang Real Carrot Man: The Jeyrick Sigmaton Story"
Lip Sync Battle Philippines Himself (contestant) Episode: "Jake Vargas vs. Ken Chan" [18]
Maynila Kent Episode: "Wrong Text"
Oh, My Mama! Julio Sta. Ana
2017 Tsuperhero Baste Episode: "Ex Problems"
Encantadia Gilas [19]
Wagas Emerson Episode: "Ang Boyfie kong Beki"
Magpakailanman Jon Episode: "I Will Follow You: The Popular Story of Jon Gutierrez and Jelai Andres" [20]
Celebrity Bluff Himself (contestant) [21]
2018 All-Star Videoke [22]
Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko Jack Episode: "Si Jack at ang Mahiwagang Beanstalk"
Kambal, Karibal Darren Olivar [23]
Celebrity Bluff Himself (contestant)
Maynila Lyndon Episode: "Hope for a New Life"
2018–2019 Ika-5 Utos Carlo Manupil [24]
2019 Stories for the Soul Jessie Episode: "Bespren"
2021 Ang Dalawang Ikaw Lucas Javier Upcoming series [25]
2022 The Fake Life Young Mark

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumEdit

Album Tracks Year Records
Ngiti
  • "Ngiti" (First Time – TV Soundtrack)
  • "Kahit Umiwas Pa" (Dong Yi – TV Soundtrack)
  • "Basta't Kasama Kita" (Secret Garden – TV soundtrack)
  • "Miss You Like Crazy"
  • "When I Look into Your Eyes"
  • "Maghihintay Sa'yo" (The Baker King – TV soundtrack)
  • "Sana'y Ako Na Lang"
  • "Can Be Mine"
  • "Kiss Me, Kiss Me"
  • "Ngiti" (Acoustic)
2010 Dyna Records

Awards and nominationsEdit

Jake Vargas
Year Association Category Work Result Ref.
2010 58th FAMAS Awards German Moreno Youth Achievement Award Won
2011 3rd PMPC Star Awards for Music New Male Recording Artist Ngiti Won
Gingtong Kabataan Awards Special Citation Won [26]
2012 32nd Seal of Excellence, Dangal ng Bayan People's Choice Awards Best Inspiring Male Young Celebrity Won
43rd Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Scholarship Foundation Box Office Entertainment Awards Most Promising Loveteam for Movies & TV (shared with Bea Binene) Won [27]
32nd Huwarang Ina Award Most Outstanding Male Teleserye Artist Won
2013 33rd Seal of Excellence Awards Outstanding Young Actor Won
15th Gawad PASADO Awards PinakaPASADOng Dangal ng KABATAAN Won [28]
2014 Yahoo! Celebrity Awards Celebrity Couple of the Year (shared with Bea Binene) Won [29]
2015 WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival Rising Star Asintado Won
63rd FAMAS Awards Best Actor Nominated [30]
31st PMPC Star Awards for Movies Movie Supporting Actor of the Year Nominated [31]
Eastwood City Walk Of Fame Philippines Celebrity Inductee Winner Won

ReferencesEdit

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