Vera Farmiga – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Vera Farmiga

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Who is Vera Farmiga?

American actress, producer and director, Vera Farmiga was born on 6th August 1973, in Clifton, New Jersey, U.S. The 48 years old actress was a Ukrainian Greek who later converted to Pentecostalism. Her father, Michael Farmiga is a systems analyst-turned-landscaper. Her mother, Lubomyra is also known as Luba, was a schoolteacher.

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According to Vera, she is a 100% Ukrainian American as she was raised in an insular Ukrainian American community. Her native language is Ukrainian and she didn’t learn English until the age of six.

Childhood Accomplishments

  • Vera started her career in the American Conservatory Theater’s production theatre as Miranda in the play The Tempest. Later, she was cast as a member of The Barrow Group in New York City. In 1997, she has bagged the role of Emily Elliot in the television Western film Rose Hill. Later that year, she also appeared as Catlin in an adventure series Roar, alongside Heath Ledger and Sebastian Roché.
  • Two years later, in the year 2000, Vera appeared as a supporting character, Lisa Tyler in the romantic drama Autumn in New York (2000).

Vera Farmiga Body Measurements

Height5 ft 7 in / 170 cm
Weight132 lb / 60 kg
Breast Size34 in / 87 cm
Bra Size38 B (US) / 85 B (EU)
Cup SizeB (US)
Body Measurements34-24-36 in or 87-61-92 cm
Chest Size34 in / 87 cm
Waist Size24 in / 61 cm
Hips Size36 in / 92 cm
Shoe Size8 (US) or 5.5 (UK) or 38.5 (EU)
Dress Size4 (US)
Eyes ColorBlue
Hair ColorLight Brown
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Awards and Achievements

  • In 2005, she won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress for her performance in Down to the Bone.
  • Vera in the year 2008 bagged the British Independent Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
  • In 2013, She was given the Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television for her role in Bates Motel
  • In the year 2009, she also won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award under the category Best Supporting Actress for Up in the Air. This movie was also nominated for an n Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, a BAFTA for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role.

Best Known for

  • Vera is best known as a paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren after she played this character in the Conjuring Universe films which become one of the highest-grossing horror movies ever made. Vera Frequently plays the mother of disturbed children and is known for her expressive face and piercing blue eyes. She is also known for her performance in Up in the Air, down to the Bone, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, and Bates Motel. These performances were her career-changing work.

Vera Farmiga Pre-Relationships

  • In the year 1997, Vera got married to a French actor Sebastian Roché whom she met while working together in the fantasy adventure series Roar. The relationship didn’t last for long and the couple ended in divorce in the year 2004.

Vera Farmiga Family and Personal Life

  • Vera was introduced to Deadsy musician Renn Hawkey by a mutual friend Allen Hughes. Later, she got romantically involved with Renn and got married to him in the year 2008. During her marriage, vera was five months pregnant with her first child. In January 2009, she gave first to her son Fynn and in November 2010, she gave birth to her daughter Gytta.
  • In a 2011 interview, Vera said, “I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family’s faith. My father instilled in me … to define God, to define holiness for myself. That was my parents’ number one lesson for us. I don’t belong to any particular church, but I’m someone who will be able to walk into any place of worship, any house of worship, and have direct correspondence.”

Vera Farmiga Personal Info

Full NameVera Ann Farmiga
NicknameVer
OccupationActress, Film Director, Producer
ReligionPentecostalism
Date of Birth6 August 1973 (age 48 years)
BirthplaceClifton, New Jersey, USA
Zodiac SignLeo
Father NameMichael Farmiga
Mother NameLuba (nee Spas)
Siblings NamesVictor (Older Brother), Stephan (Younger Brother), Alexander (Younger Brother), Nadia (Younger Sister), Laryssa (Younger Sister), Taissa (Younger Sister)
SpouseRenn Hawkey (m. 2008), Sebastian Roché (m. 1997–2004)
ChildrenGytta Lubov Hawkey, Fynn Hawkey

Worth to Know about Vera Farmiga

  • Vera is a semi-professional fold dancer and a classically trained pianist.
  • Her younger sister is Actor Taissa Farmiga.
  • Actor and photographer Molly Hawkey is her brother-in-law.
  • In school, she was an avid football player
  • Before becoming an actor Vera worked in customer service for an air conditioning company.
  • Vera is an avid gardener and has three goats named Zoshya, Fruzia, and Sofika on her farm. She also has a dog named Muppet.
  • Whenever vera receives a script that she hates, she ends up burning it. In an interview, she explained by saying,” It’s my revenge on Hollywood insensitivity and greed. The ashes go to the compost. At least the scripts can finally help the world in some way.”

Vera Farmiga Most Favorite Things

HobbiesKnitting, Wool Production
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite MoviesThe Apostle (1997)

More about Vera Farmiga

  • Education: Vera attended St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic School in Newark, New Jersey. Later, she graduated in visual and performing arts from ‘Syracuse University’ in the year 1995.
  • House: She lives on a farm in upstate New York.
  • Cars: She owns a black Chevrolet Corvette
  • Tattoos: Vera doesn’t have any tattoos on herself
  • Cosmetic Surgeries: there were rumours that Vera had a nose job but the rumours were never confirmed.

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Vera Farmiga Movies List

  • 1998 – Return to Paradise
  • 2000 – The Opportunists, Autumn in New York
  • 2001 – 15 Minutes, Dust
  • 2002 – Love in the Time of Money, Dummy
  • 2004 – Down to the Bone, Mind the Gap, The Manchurian Candidate
  • 2005 – Neverwas
  • 2006 – Running Scared, Breaking and Entering, The Hard Easy, The Departed
  • 2007 – Never Forever, Joshua
  • 2008 – Quid Pro Quo, In Transit, Nothing But the Truth, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
  • 2009 – Orphan, A Heavenly Vintage, Up in the Air
  • 2010 – Henry’s Crime
  • 2011 – Higher Ground, Source Code
  • 2012 – Goats, Safe House
  • 2013 – At Middleton, The Conjuring, Closer to the Moon
  • 2014 – The Judge, 2016 Special Correspondents, The Conjuring 2, Burn Your Maps, The Escape
  • 2017 – Unspoken
  • 2018 – The Commuter, Boundaries, The Front Runner, Skin
  • 2019 – Captive State, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Annabelle Comes Home
  • 2021 – The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, The Many Saints of Newark

Vera Farmiga TV Shows

  • 1997 – Roar, Rose Hill
  • 1998 – Law & Order
  • 2001 – Snow White: The Fairest of Them All
  • 2001,2002 – UC: Undercover
  • 2004 – Iron Jawed Angels, Touching Evil
  • 2013,2017 – Bates Motel
  • 2018 – Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams
  • 2019 – When They See Us
  • 2021 – Halston, Hawkeye
  1. What is Vera Farmiga’s Net Worth?

    Vera’s net worth is approximately USD 245 million. Her major source of income is acting, production, and direction.

  2. Do Vera Farmiga Smoke in Real Life?

    Vera was a smoker but she eliminated the habit from her life. In an interview, she revealed, “I don't think I would do that again because I came out of this movie with an addiction’’.

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