Vera Farmiga Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Daughter, Parents, Siblings, Movies, TV Shows

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Vera Farmiga Biography and Wiki

Vera Farmiga is an actress and producer from the United States. Her most well-known roles include ‘Up in the Air’ and ‘The Conjuring.’ She is also well-known for her role in the television series ‘Bates Motel.’ In the original Broadway production of Taking Sides, she began her professional acting career (1996). She made her television debut in Roar (1997), a Fox fantasy adventure series, and her feature film debut in Return to Paradise, a drama-thriller (1998).

Vera Farmiga Education

In 1991, she graduated from ‘Hunterdon Central Regional High School.’ During her time at school, she discovered her talent for acting. Despite her desire to become an ophthalmologist, her interest in acting led her to graduate from ‘Syracuse University’ in visual and performing arts in 1995.

Vera Farmiga Age

She is 479 years old as of  2022. She was born Vera Ann Farmiga on 6 August in 1973 in Clifton, New Jersey, United States.

Vera Farmiga Height

Vera stands at a height  5’7″ (170 cm). ALSO READ: Antony Worrall Thompson

Vera Farmiga Siblings and Parents

Farmiga was born to Ukrainian parents on August 6, 1973, in Clifton, New Jersey, USA. Her mother, Lubomyra, taught school, and her father, Michael Farmiga, worked as a computer systems analyst. She has five younger siblings and an older brother.

Vera Farmiga Husband and Daughter

In 1997, Farmiga married French actor Sebastian Roché who she met while co-starring in the fantasy adventure series Roar;. In 2004, the marriage ended in divorce. On September 13, 2008, she married musician Renn Hawkey. Fynn McDonnell Hawkey born in January 2009 is the couple’s son, and Gytta Lubov Hawkey is their daughter who was born in November 2010

Vera Farmiga Godzilla: King of the Monsters

She was cast as Dr. Emma Russell, Mark’s ex-wife, Madison’s mother, and a renegade Monarch paleobiologist with a history of environmental activism in league with eco-terrorist Alan Jonah in the 2019 American monster film Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

Vera Farmiga Career

Vera Farmiga’s stage career began in 1996, when she appeared as ‘Miranda’ in the American Conservatory Theatre’s production of ‘The Tempest.’ She was also a member of ‘The Barrow Group,’ a prestigious New York City theater company. On October 17, 1996, she made her Broadway debut in Ronald Harwood’s play ‘Taking Sides.’Her next role was as ‘Emily Elliot’ in the television Western film ‘Rose Hill’ (1997). She also appeared as former slave ‘Catlin’ in the ‘Fox’ fantasy adventure series ‘Roar’ in 1997. The show only lasted one season. She appeared in the commercially successful romantic drama film ‘Autumn in New York,’ alongside lead actors Richard Gere and Winona Ryder, in 2000.

She played the lead in the romantic drama film ‘Love in the Time of Money,’ which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2002. She also played ‘Helen’ in the ‘Williamstown Theatre Festival’ stage production of ‘Under the Blue Sky,’ directed by John Erman. She also appeared as ‘Lorena Fanchetti’ in the comedy-drama ‘Dummy’ in 2002. The following year, she made her feature film debut in ‘Down to the Bone,’ an independent drama film that premiered at the 2004 ‘Sundance Film Festival.’ Her performance earned her a critics’ award. The ‘HBO’ drama film ‘Iron Jawed Angels’ and an American adaptation of the British crime drama series ‘Touching Evil’ followed. Despite the fact that it only lasted one season, the series was well received.

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Gina Kim’s Korean-American romantic drama ‘Never Forever,’ which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, cast her as the lead. Following that, she appeared in the psychological thriller ‘Joshua’ (2007) and the drama film ‘Quid Pro Quo.’ The latter had its world premiere at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. She starred in the critically acclaimed British historical drama film ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’ in September 2008. She also appeared in the British-Russian war drama ‘In Transit’ and the political thriller ‘Nothing But the Truth’ the same year. She starred in Jaume Collet-blockbuster Serra’s ‘Orphan’ in 2009, playing a mother who adopts a strange nine-year-old girl after a stillbirth.

In 2011, she made her directorial debut with the religious drama film ‘Higher Ground.’ Following its premiere at the 2011 ‘Sundance Film Festival,’ the film received critical acclaim. Many of her family members were involved in the production, including her younger sister Taissa Farmiga, husband Renn Hawkey, and cousin Adriana Farmiga.
In 2012, she starred in ‘Goats,’ an independent comedy-drama film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. The following year, she starred as CIA agent ‘Catherine Linklater’ in Daniel Espinosa’s commercially successful action thriller ‘Safe House.’ In March 2013, she debuted as ‘Norma Louise Bates’ in the ‘A&E’ drama-thriller series ‘Bates Motel.’ Aside from receiving several award nominations, she also served as the show’s producer.

In James Wan’s film ‘The Conjuring,’ she played the renowned mystical researcher ‘Lorraine Warren.’ The film went on to become one of the most successful horror films of all time. She then starred in the romantic comedy film ‘At Middleton’ as ‘Edith Martin.’ The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival.
Following that, she appeared in the Romanian-American comedy-drama ‘Closer to the Moon’ (2013) and David Dobkin’s drama film ‘The Judge’ (2014). Both films had modest box office success. She starred as ‘Eleanor Finch’ in Ricky Gervais’ comedy satire ‘Special Correspondents’ in 2016. She returned to her role as ‘Lorraine Warren’ in James Wan’s ‘The Conjuring 2’ the following year. She appeared in a number of films between 2018 and 2019.

Vera Farmiga Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $10 Million.

Vera Farmiga Movies and TV Shows


♦ 2021 – The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Film has yet to be released
♦ 2021 – The Many Saints of Newark Film has yet to be released
♦ 2019 – Captive State
♦ 2019 – Godzilla: King of the Monsters
♦ 2019 – Annabelle Comes Home
♦ 2018 – The Commuter
♦ 2018 – Boundaries
♦ 2018 – The Front Runner
♦ 2018 – Skin
♦ 2017 – Unspoken
♦ 2016 – Special Correspondents
♦ 2016 – The Conjuring 2
♦ 2016 – Burn Your Maps
♦ 2016 – The Escape


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