His father is Don Alejandro De la Vega a ex-military captain and ranchero owner of the Hacienda de la Vega

The wealthiest hacienda in all of California

His mother is a Indian warrior named Toypurnia who was later given the name Regina when she married Alejandro.

Diego de la Vega is the son of career officer Alejandro de la Vega, now a rich landowner, protected and respected by the Spanish Crown and an indigenous warrior from the Baja California area, named Toypurnia.