Vera Farmiga is an American-born actress and producer who started her career from Broadway before taking it mainstream. She has been part of many astounding roles, including the one in Down to the Bone.
Today we will be taking a closer look at Vera’s life and her other ventures. From her professional to personal career, everything will be discussed briefly. Let’s take a look at it right now, shall we?
But first some facts for you guys.
Vera Farmiga: Quick Facts
Vera Ann Farmiga
August 6, 1973
Clifton, New Jersey, US
5 feet 6 inches(167 cm)
60 kg(132 lbs)
Movies: Who Is Vera Farmiga? Career and Other Ventures
Talking about her career, it all started the moment when Vera was benched during her varsity soccer game. After her friends convinced her, Farmiga gave the audition for the school production called ‘The Vampire.’
Likewise, this little action leads her to pursue her career in acting. As mentioned above, the young Farmiga started her career from the theatres. It was the year 1996 when Vera starred as Miranda in the American Conservatory Theatre’s The Tempest.
Aside from Broadway and theatres, Vera made her on-screen debut from the television film, Rose Hill in 1997. There she portrayed the role of Emily Elliot. After that, the young star went on to appear in movies like Roar(1997), Law & Order(1998), Return to Paradise(1998), and Autumn in New York(2000).
However, it was her role as a drug-addicted mother, Irene Morrison, in the independent drama film, Down to the Bone. For this, the actress won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress and was even nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead.
Moreover, it would be safe to say the role propelled her career in the entertainment industry. Soon after that, Vera appeared in a lot of other movies such as The Manchurian Candidate(2004), Neverwas(2005), The Departed(2006), The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas(2008), and many others.
Personal Life: Who Is Vera Farmiga Married To?- Husband and Daughter
Talking about her own life, Vera is a married woman. Farmiga first met actor Sebastian Roche while working in the TV series, Roar. Then in 1997, the couple eloped and tied the knot. However, their marriage did not go too far as the duo parted ways in 2004.
Right after that, the actress dated musician Renn Hawkey, one of the members of the band Deadsy. Similarly, the couple met through their mutual friend, Allen Hughes, on the set of Touching Evil.
Following the event, the duo tied the knot on September 13, 2008. At that time, Vera was five months pregnant with her first child. Likewise, Farmiga gave birth to her son named Rhinebeck in January 2009.
The following year, the duo welcomed their second child, a daughter in November. As of now, the family of four is living a happy and healthy life in Hudson Valley, New York.
How Much Is Vera Farmiga’s Net Worth?- Income and Earnings
Vera is an American actress and director who has been in the entertainment industry for over 23 years now. As of 2019, Vera has a net worth of $12 million, which is impressive considering her successful career.
However, Farmiga has not revealed much when it comes to her income and earnings. It is also not sure just how much the actress earns in numbers. But we can assure you that it might be more than thousands if not millions.
Early Life and Education: What Nationality Is Vera Farmiga?
The beautiful and talented actress, Vera, was born to her Ukranian parents in Clifton, New Jersey, the United States of America. She is the daughter of Michael Farmiga, a systems analyst-turned-landscaper, and Lubomyra, a schoolteacher.
Aside from her parents, Farmiga has an older brother named Victor and five younger siblings: Stephen, Nadia, Alexander, Laryssa, and Taissa. She is an American/Ukranian who belongs to Ukranian descent.
As for her education, Vera attended St. John the Baptist Ukranian Catholic School located in Newark, New Jersey. She did not learn English until the age of six.
Similarly, the actress then enrolled in Hunterdon Central Regional High School and graduated in 1991. After discovering her passion for acting, the actress then went to Syracuse University, where she studied performing arts. Farmiga graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1995.
Age, Height, and Measurements: How Old Is Vera?
The beautiful actress, Farmiga, was born in the year 1973, which means she is 46 years as of now. Farmiga celebrates her birthday every year on the sixth of August. And her sun sign is Leo.
Moreover, this actress stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches(167 cm) and weighs around 60 kg(132 lbs). On top of that, Farmiga has a gorgeous figure that measures 34-23-33 inches. Not only that,, but this Ukranian born American beauty has attractive blue eyes and soft brown hair.