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Vera Farmiga

Vera Farmiga is an American media celebrity. Vera Farmiga is an actress and producer. She is popular for her role in movies including ‘Up in the Air’ and ‘The Conjuring’. Likewise, she is also popular for her performance in television series including ‘Bates Motel’.

Early Childhood

Vera Farmiga whose birth name is Vera Ann Farmiga was born on 6th August 1973 and is currently 50 years old. Being born in early August, her zodiac sign is Leo. Likewise, Vera was born to Ukrainian parents in Clifton, New Jersey, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about her ethnicity and religion, she belongs to the Caucasian ethnic group and follows Ukrainian Catholicism.

Likewise, Vera has her ancestry from Ukrainian-American history. Similarly, she is the daughter of Mykhailo Farmiga and Lubomyra Farmiga. Likewise, Vera has six siblings whose names are, Alexander Farmiga, Laryssa Farmiga, Nadia Farmiga, Stephan Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, and Victor Farmiga.

Likewise, about her family, her mother Lubomyra was a school teacher and her father Michael was a computer system analyst. Similarly, as she was born to a Ukrainian family, she, however, couldn’t speak English until she was six. Likewise, at the age of 12, she along with her family moved to Irvington, Whitehouse Station in New Jersey where she attended St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic School in Newark.

Furthermore, talking about her early childhood, she was a shy girl as a kid and used to be a folk dancer and also a classical pianist. Similarly, she was also a member of the Ukrainian girl scout group ‘Plast’ and also has done a tour with the Ukrainian folk-dancing group ‘Syzokryli’. Following this, in the case of her education, Vera is a graduate of Hunterdon Central Regional High School. Similarly, it was the same time when she discovered her talent for acting. Likewise, even though she wanted to become an Ophthalmologist while growing up, but then later pursued her talent in acting.


Likewise, following her education, she started her career in acting. Her stage career took off in the year 1996 with her acting as Miranda in the American Conservatory Theatre production ‘The Tempest’. Likewise, she also became a member of a prestigious theatre company ‘The Barrow Group’, and made her Broadway debut on 17th October 1996 in Ronald Harwood’s play ‘Taking Sides’. Following this, she played the role of ‘Emily Elliot’ in the television film ‘Rose Hill’ in the year 1997. Similarly, she also starred as a former slave in the fantasy adventure series ‘Roar’.

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Caption: Vera Farmiga on a magazine cover. Source: Instagram

Moreover, Vera got her major role in the year 2004 from an independent drama movie ‘Down to the Bone’ where she played the role of a mother of two who was struggling with drug addiction. Likewise, in the year 2009, she played in a comedy-drama ‘Up in the Air’ along with George Clooney. Similarly, she has also acted in James Wan’s horror movie ‘The Conjuring’ which became one of the highest-grossing horror movies. Similarly, she has played prominent roles in many notable movies including, ‘The Commuter’, ‘Boundaries’, ‘The Front Runner’, ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’, and ‘Annabelle Comes Home’.

Brand Endorsements

Farmiga has made an appearance in a tequila brand Jose Cuervo television promo.

Net Worth 2024

Regarding her net worth and earnings, Vera is an actress by profession. Likewise, she has been making a decent amount of earnings from her career. Similarly, she has a net worth of around $10 million. However, there is no information about her asset value available in the media.

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Caption: Vera Farmiga in the movie picture of The Many Saints of Newark. Source: Facebook


Likewise, Vera has also made notable achievements in her career. Likewise, she has won the ‘Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award’ for ‘Best Actress’ for her performance in ‘Down to the Bone’. Similarly, she also won the ‘British Independent Film Award’ for ‘Best Actress for her performance in ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’. Similarly, she also won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress award and the Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television.

Relationship status

Talking about her relationship status, Vera Farmiga is straight and in a relationship. She tied the knot with Ren Hawkey in the year 2004 and has two children together.

Vera Farmiga – Body Measurements

Regarding her body measurement, Vera Farmiga has a fit body type standing 5 feet 5 inches (65 inches) tall, and weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs). Likewise, she has vital stats as in breast waist hips of around (34-24-36) inches. Similarly, looking at her physical appearance, she has fair skin with blonde hair and light brown pair of eyes.

Vera Farmiga – Social Media

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Vera Farmiga is active on Instagram. Likewise, her Instagram account is @verafarmiga, and has over 1.1 million followers it.