Remember Antonio Fargas a.k.a. “Huggy Bear” from Starsky and Hutch?” If that doesn’t ring a bell, how bout this: “B*^#h betta have my money” (his pimp quote from I’m Gonna Git You Sucka) Okay now that we’ve gotten the formalities out of the way, let’s talk about how Antonio’s son who is famous and successful in his own right. This one is a little surprising, but wait ’til you see who his son is and what he did for a living…
Meet Antonio Fargas’s Son
Antonio’s son is retired NFL running back, Justin Fargas, who played six years with the Oakland Raiders from 2003-2009. also had a short stint in 2010 with the Denver Broncos. As a running back he made some noise, and he’s now 41 years old. During Justin’s NFL stint, Antonio Fargas was always the proud pops on the sidelines, cheering his baby boy on.
Justin Fargas’ mother is his dad’s ex-wife, Taylor Hastie, the Director of design & trend for Expo Design Center and Home Depot at their Atlanta headquarters.
Justin is married to the former head coach of LSU’s women’s basketball team, Nikki Fargas (49), where she successfully coached from 2013 to April 2021. They have one daughter, Justice, together.
The Latest On Antonio Fargas
So what’s Antonio Fargas been up to lately, you ask? He’s 75 years young and the last we’d heard…he’s still working. It doesn’t get any better than that, get that dough Antonio! He’s was also signed on as the first brand ambassador for NBC’s COZI TV.
In his role as brand ambassador, he’s reportedly starring in exclusive musical promos for the network, which airs classic Old School series such as Starsky & Hutch, Magnum, P.I., Charlie’s Angels, The Bionic Woman, Six Million Dollar Man and Lone Ranger, and more.
The network features musical promos created exclusively for the network by Fargas and his band, The New Jump Blues. Check it out below…
In his role as brand ambassador, Fargas will also host other projects for the network.
Here’s an Old School fun fact about Antonio Fargas:
He is actually not African American as most people might think, he is Puerto Rican and Trinidadian. He was raised in New York City, NY.
And there it is family! Ain’t nothing like seeing Old Schoolers still making their mark in the game.