Alfred Vargas Biography, Latest

Alfred Vargas is a Filipino actor, model and politician, He is currently serving as congressman of the fifth legislative district of Quezon City in Metro Manila. In the May 13, 2019 election, he ran under the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) and overwhelmingly won over four other candidates who were relatively unknown. He is now on his third and last term as congressman.

Alfred Vargas
Alfred Vargas (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

On December 29, 2020, President Rodrigo Duterte included the name of Congressman Vargas in his list of corrupt officials although he added that there is no evidence yet. Congressman Vargas vehemently denied the accusation.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Alfredo Paolo Dumlao Vargas III
Nickname –> Alfred
Birth Date –> October 24, 1981 (age 39)
Birth Place –> San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

Family
Father –> Alfredo Vargas, Jr.
Mother –> Atty. Susana Dumlao Vargas
Brother –> Patrick Michael “PM” Vargas, Councilor of the 5th District, QC
Spouse –> Yasmine Espiritu Vargas (married in 2010)
Children –> Alexandra Milan Vargas, Aryana Cassandra Vargas and Alfredo Cristiano Vargas IV

Education
College – Ateneo De Manila University
Degree – Management Economics
Post-Graduate – Public Administration, University of the Philippines – Diliman (2021)

Showbiz Career
Alfred Vargas was active in school plays and other literary-musical events when he was a student. In 2001 at the age of 20, he was selected as one of the members of Star Magic Batch 10 along with Bea Alonzo and Dennis Trillo. Later, he moved to rival GMA Network. So far, he has appeared in over 30 television programs and 17 movies.

Television Programs
2021 – Legal Wives
2019 – Magkaagaw
2017-18 – Kambal, Karibal
2017 -Tadhana
2017 – Encantadia
2015 – Magpakailanman: Ang Batang Isinilang Sa Bilangguan
2013 – Wansapanataym: Si Pam Pabaya At Ang Mahiwagang Goldfish
2012 – Maalaala Mo Kaya: Gayuma
2012 – Lorenzo’s Time
2011 – Ikaw Ay Pag-Ibig
2011 – Pablo S. Gomez’s Mutya
2009 – Dear Friend
2009 – All About Eve
2009 – Zoro
2009 – Darna
2008 – Sine Novela: Una Kang Naging Akin
2008 – Dyesebel
2008 – ESP
2007 – Sine Novela: My Only Love
2007 – Impostora
2007 – Muli
2007 – Magic Kamison
2006 – Ang Pagbabago
2006 – Komiks Presents: Kapitan Aksyon
2006 – I Luv NY
2006 – Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas
2005 – Etheria
2005 – Love To Love
2005 – Encantadia
2004 – Marinara
2003 – Sa Dulo Ng Walang Hanggan
2003 – Tipong Pinoy
2002 – Pangako Sa ‘Yo

Movie List
2020 – Kaputol
2020 – Tagpuan
2019 – Wild Little Love
2017 – Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa
2015 – Felix Manalo
2012 – Supremo
2011 – Amamanhig
2011 – Teoriya
2009 – Colorum
2009 – When I Met U
2009 – Status: Single
2007 – Banal
2007 – Faces of Love
2006 – Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah: Ze Moveeh
2006 – Gigil
2006 – I Wanna Be Happy
2005 – Ang Lagusan
2005 – Bikini Open
2004 – Bridal Shower
2003 – Liberated

Awards for Government Service
2013 – MWWF Gintong Palad Award for Public Service

Acting Awards
2004 – Breakthrough Performance by an Actor for Bridal Shower by Golden Screen Award

Political Career
2020 – Chairperson, House Committee on Social Services
2013-Present – Congressman, 5th District
2010-2013 – Councilor, 2nd District of Quezon City

Achievements / Projects
* 38 Laws Passed

* Infrastructure Buildings

Advocacy Programs
* Support for Scientists, Engineers and Researchers
* Cash Benefits for the Poorest of the Poor
* Scholarship

Controversies
1. Congressman Vargas voted to inhibit himself regarding the renewal of ABS-CBN franchise. His action did not sit well with the supporters of AB-CBN who called for the boycott of his movie “Tagpuan”, one of the entries of the 2020 Metro Manila Film Festivals.
2. Corruption issue: President Duterte’s list of corrupt officials included his name.

RELATED: List of Current Congressmen and CongressWomen of the Philippines 2019 – 2022
See also: Top Government Officials under President Duterte

See also: List of Famous Filipino Actors

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