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Vera Farmiga

Vera Farmiga is an Academy Award-nominated actress, director, and producer who has appeared in films such as Up in the Air, The Departed, and Safe House. Her role in the Conjuring film series catapulted her to fame. For her role in Up in the Air, she was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe.

Originally from a Ukrainian family

Vera Ann Farmiga was born in the United States on August 6, 1973, in Clifton, New Jersey. She is of white ethnicity and is a citizen of the United States. She is the daughter of Michael Farmiga and Lubomyra Spas and is their second child. She grew up with six younger siblings: Stephan, Nadia, Alexander, Laryssa, and Taissa, as well as an older brother Victor.

Taissa Farmiga played Lorraine Warren, a young girl, in The Nun, a prequel to The Conjuring. Hunterdon Central Regional High School was her alma mater. She was interested in acting in high school, so she auditioned for the school production and was cast in the lead role. Syracuse University awarded her a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in performing arts.

Having a Theater Career

Vera Farmiga began her acting career in a production of The Tempest at the American Conservatory Theater. In October 1996, she made her Broadway debut alongside Ed Harris and Daniel Massey in Ronald Harwood’s play Taking Sides.

In April 1997, she made her film debut in the television film Rose Hill. In the same year, she starred alongside Heath Ledger in the television series Roar as the main character.

In the 1998 thriller Return to Paradise, she co-starred with Joaquin Phoenix and Vince Vaughn in her first feature film.

For her role in Up in the Air in 2010, Farmiga was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. She made her directorial debut the following year with the drama film Higher Ground.

In 2013, the actress landed a ground-breaking role in the horror film The Conjuring. Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring 2 (2016), The Nun (2018), and Annabella Comes Home followed (2019).

From 2013 to 2017, Farmiga starred in the television series Bates Motels. From 2014 to 2017, she also served as an executive producer on the show. She was nominated for three Critics Choice Television Awards for Best Actress for her work in the film (in 2013, 2014 and 2015).

Farmiga starred in the films Captive State and Godzilla: King of the Monsters, as well as the television series When They See Us, in 2019. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It and The Many Saints of Newark are two of her upcoming projects.

Has a net worth of $10 million

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Vera Farmiga has a net worth of $10 million. Throughout her career, she has amassed a substantial sum of money. The actress has starred in a number of box office hits. Here are some of her films that grossed more than $100 million at the box office.

MovieReleased YearStar-CastBudgetBox-Office
The Departed2006Leonardo DiCaprioMatt Damon, and Mark Wahlberg$90 million$291.5 million
Up in the Air2009George Clooney and Anna Kendrick$25 million$166.8 million
Source Code2011Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Monaghan$31.9 million$147.3 million
Safe House2012Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds$85 million$208.1 million
The Conjuring2013Patrick Wilson and Ron Livingston$20 million$319.5 million
The Conjuring 22016Frances O’Connor and Madison Wolfe$40 million$320.4 million
The Commuter2018Liam Neeson and Jonathan Banks$40 million$119.9 million
The Nun2018Demian Bichir and Taissa Farmiga$22 million$365.6 million
Godzilla: King of the Monsters2019Kyle Chandler and Millie Bobby Brown$200 million$385 million
Annabelle Comes Home2019Makenna Grace and Madison Iseman$32 million$228.6 million

Vera owns a mansion in upstate New York that is both expensive and luxurious.

She has two children from her first marriage.

On September 13, 2008, Vera Farmiga married musician and film producer Renn McDonnell Hawkey. Allen Hughes first introduced the couple on the set of Touching Evil. Before exchanging wedding vows, the couple dated for several months.

When the actress was five months pregnant with their first child, they married. In January 2009, Vera and her husband welcomed their first child, son Fynn McDonnell. Gytta Lubov, the couple’s second child, was born in November of 2010.

She now has a happy family of two children and a husband. She was previously married to actor Sebastian Roche; the two eloped in the Bahamas in 1997 but divorced the following year. Their divorce was officially finalized in 2004.

Facts of Vera Farmiga
Date of Birth:1973August-6
Age:48 years old
Birth Nation:United States of America
Height:5 Feet 7 Inch
NameVera Farmiga
Birth NameVera Ann Farmiga
FatherMichael Farmiga
MotherLubomyra Spas
NationalityAmerican
Birth Place/CityClifton, New Jersey
EthnicityWhite
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director
Net Worth$10 Million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorLight Brown
Body Measurements34-24-36
Breast Size34
Waist size24
Hip Size36
Weight in KG60
Married toRenn Hawkey
ChildrenGytta Lubov and Fynn McDonnell
DivorceSebastian Roche
EducationSyracuse University
AwardsAAFCA TV Honors, Boston Film Festival
MoviesAnnabelle Comes Home, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Conjuring 2, The Conjuring, Return to Paradise, The Departed, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
TV ShowUC: Undercover, Touching Evil, Bates Motel
SistersNadia, Laryssa
SiblingsVictor, Stephan, Nadia, Alexander, Laryssa