Meet Jacob Scipio who stands out as Michael Vargas, an enigmatic stranger, on a 4 March 2022-premiered Netflix thriller drama series, Pieces of Her.
The English actor and writer from London had started his career in television with leading roles in BBC’s Some Girls, Disney’s As the Bell Rings, and Channel 4’s White Teeth (Channel 4).
Now in the rest of the ‘Jacob Scipio BIO’ let’s get to know him better, everything personal and professional and (of course) about his role in the highly anticipated Pieces of Her.
Jacob Scipio On Pieces Of Her
Based on the novel of the same name by Karin Slaughter, Pieces of Her follows the story of Andy (actress Bella Heathcote) who is caught in a deadly mass shooting at a local diner. Moments later, she witnesses her mother, Laura, violently eliminating the threat with ease. As Andy begins to unravel her mother’s actions on that very day, her perspective on their entire familial relationship takes a new turn. Soon after, figures from her mother’s past reappear, and she is forced to escape. While on the journey, she attempts to piece together the remnants of truth that her mother buried long ago.
Michael Vargas, a U.S. Marshal and a stranger on Andy’s trail, as she searches for answers.
The star in the making has undoubtedly caught viewers’ eyes on this one.
Jacob Scipio Movies And TV Shows
Jacob Scipio has been under the spotlight for almost his entire life now. He was just 9-month-old when he was made Julie Walters‘s adopted son for an episode of the Screen One series Bambino Mio. He continued to act, starring in television, film, and theatre, including the Channel 4 adaptation of Zadie Smith’s White Teeth where at age 10 (in 2002) he played the roles of twin brothers Millat and Magid.
From there, he landed in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I as Prince Chulalongkorn at the London Palladium.
In 2008, Jacob got be play Bip in the second series of As the Bell Rings. The next was the role of Kerwhizzitor in the then-popular CBeebies show Kerwhizz.
Jacob went on to star in the 2012 Life In My Shoes production Undefeated, an HIV awareness campaign that was screened at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival in the Short Film Corner. The next year, he got to portray Tyler Blaine in the second series of Some Girls. Other roles were of Lewis in CBBC’s Dixi, and Thomas Hillmorton, a Shakespearean ghost in Dani’s Castle.
As per movies, we saw Jacob as the lead villain, Armando Aretas, in Bad Boys for Life in January 2020. The same year, he starred in The Outpost, a true story of American soldiers in the Battle of Kamdesh. Jacob also appeared in Last Looks and Without Remorse.
Jacob also has been cast in a yet undisclosed role in the 2022-releasing film/the fourth installment in The Expendables franchise.
Is Jacob Scipio Gay?
Jacob is not gay. In fact, he seemed to be dating this musician with the name Liv Lovelle. (She has some 6.7K followers on Facebook and some 4.3K followers on Instagram @livlovelle, and monthly 9.8K listeners on Spotify as of 6 March 2022.)
Liv called Jacob her love next to an intimate picture of them taken amid a passionate kiss, posted on Liv’s IG back in August 2020.
The couple likely started dating as of 16 July 2015. So, all those time Liv occasionally shared glimpses from their relationship on her social media. Jacob, however, did not share much. The only one time, Liv was featured on his IG, was the April of 2019. And they have rarely been seen together since at least late 2020, making it harder for us to tell if they are still dating now (in March 2022).
Does Jacob Scipio Have A Wife?
Jacob Scipio did not seem to have married before 2022. Liv Lovelle still seemed like his girlfriend and not his wife.
Jacob Scipio Parents
Jacob Scipio’s parents gave him a mixed ethnicity. His mother Sallyann Sexton is English and his father Ricardo Scipio is an Indo-Guyanese.
The BFA in film and literature graduate from the University of Essex also has a brother named Taylor, with whom he first collaborated on their 2004 shorth movie The Incredible Adventures of Master Marley, which was helmed and written by Taylor with Jacob starring in. (Jacob was just 11 years old at the time.)
Jacob Scipio Height
Tall, dark, and handsome Jacob Scipio stands 5′ 9½” (1.77 meters) tall.
Is Jacob Scipio On Instagram?
Yes. You could find Jacob on Instagram @jacobscipio where, as of 6 March 2022, he entertained 85.4K followers. “dope & weird”, he crisply wrote in place of his BIO.
How Old Is Jacob Scipio?
Jacob was born on 10 January 1993. So, he turned 29 years old in 2022.
Where Is Jacob Scipio From?
Jacob Scipio was born in Islington, London, England.
How Much Is Jacob Scipio Net Worth?
Jacob Scipio reportedly held above $1 million as net worth as of March 2022.
Other than getting paycheques from working for other people’s productions he also gets to be a co-founder at an independent management and production company called CPO Productions. This London-based company focuses on film, television, and music is owned by Jacob and his brother.
(Of course) all through his acting career, Jacob has also proudly honed his skills in jiu-jitsu and boxing.