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Laryssa Farmiga and all about her family

Updated: Jun 9, 2022

Laryssa Farmiga

Laryssa Farmiga is a member of the Farmiga family that has two successful actors, Taissa Farmiga, and Vera Farmiga. She was born with spina bifida, which is a birth defect in which a developing baby's spinal cord fails to develop or close properly while in the womb.

However, her loving family is taking very good care of her and making sure that she is living a fulfilled life. Scroll down to know more about her her parents, and siblings.

Laryssa Farmiga Biography

Laryssa Farmiga was born in New Jersey, United States, thus, she is of American ethnicity but nationalizes in Ukrainian. She is the daughter of Michael Farmiga, a landscaper and former analyst, and Luba Spas Farmiga. Luba graduated from Union High School, New Jersey before enrolling at the Kean University New Jersey for her college degree, and afterward, worked as a receptionist and medical records manager.

There is no substantial information about Laryssa Farmiga's education and career and consequently can’t predict her net worth. However, her sister Vera Farmiga has accumulated a huge net worth of $10 million from her endeavors.

From the pictures she occasionally shares on her Facebook page, Farmiga seems to love photography and loves to share pictures of nature. Plus she is as gorgeous as her sisters.


Laryssa Farmiga was born into a family of seven children. She has three sisters; Taissa, Vera, and Nadia, as well as three brothers; Alexander, Victor, and Stephan Farmiga.

Prominent among her siblings are her two actress-sisters, Vera, Taissa Farmiga popularly known as the Farmiga sisters, and who have attained fame in the movie industry.

About Laryssa Farmiga's Famous Sisters

Vera Farmiga

Vera Ann Farmiga, the older sister of Laryssa Farmiga, is a successful actress, producer, and director, who made her acting debut with a minor role in the TV series, Rose Hill (1997). She was born in Clifton, United States on August 6, 1973, and was raised in New Jersey alongside her siblings. She spoke Ukrainian as her first language.

Vera Farmiga studied Fine Arts at Syracuse University after graduating from the John Baptist Ukrainian Catholic School, New Jersey. She participated in the College theatre festival and performed well in her role in the drama, The Seagull.

Subsequently, she followed up with acting and was involved in some productions such as The Tempest (1996), Rose Hill (1997), The Opportunists (2000) and UC: The Undercover among others.

Vera Farmiga gained critical acclaim with the Fox fantasy series, Roar (1997) and was further made popular with her role in the movie Down to the Bone which was released in 2004. As her fame continued to increase as a result of her good acting skills, she got more roles in the popular 2008 movie, Nothing but the Truth and Up in the Air (2009).

She was subsequently nominated for the best-supporting actress at the Academy Awards. She also began to direct movies in 2011, with the movie “Higher Ground” as her directional debut, in which she also played the leading role.

Vera Farmiga got married to Renn Hawkey, an actor, songwriter, and movie producer in 2008 and they are blessed with two lovely kids; a daughter Gytta (born 2010), and son Flynn (born 2009).

Taissa Farmiga

Taissa Farmiga is a popular American actress, who burst out into the acting world with a role in the movie ”Higher ground” directed by her sister, Vera Farmiga. She has since appeared in numerous movies such as The Bling Ring (2013), 6 Years (2015), The Long Dumb Road (2018), Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017), and many more.

Taissa Farmiga who was likewise, born in New Jersey is the youngest of among the Farmiga siblings. She had wished to be an accountant but was persuaded to join her sister in Higher Ground as the younger version of the character she played in the movie.

However, she was highly applauded for her role and this made her change her perspective on what her career should be. She was then signed to a talent agency ICM partners in 2011 and starred in the “American Horror Story” which pushed her to worldwide recognition.

Other roles quickly followed and Taissa soon became a viewer’s favorite. She has won several nominations including a two-time nominees of the “Online Film & Television Association Award”, and the “Fright Meter Award” for “Best Actress in a Leading role” for the “Final Girls”. She is also proficient in American Sign Language as she has spent four years studying it.

Meanwhile, Taissa is married to screenwriter and director, Hadley Klein. The pair tied the knot on August 8, 2020, and they both live in Los Angeles.

Nadia Farmiga

Information about Nadia Farmiga is not as widespread as her actress- sisters but we have been able to gather a little about her. For one Nadia Farmiga was born on February 23, 1977, in Clifton, New Jersey. She belongs to American nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. She attended a public school until fourth grade when she was homeschooled.

Moreover, she has revealed that she understands the Ukrainian language but can only speak a bit of it. She is however excellent in American Sign Language.

As for her physical attributes, Nadia Farmiga’s estimated weight is around 55kg or 121 lbs and she is a tall lady at the height of 5 ft 6 inches (1.67m). She has a body measurement of 34-26-38 and her bra cup size of 33 C.

Concerning her relationship, Nadia is married to Wilson Costa and they have two kids together.

The couple is into the restaurant business and owns a catering service known as Misto. Nadia worked formerly as a Mechanical engineer before switching over to a restaurant business. They seem to be doing great as a couple and business owners, using homegrown, organic, and fresh products that they grow in their backyard. They currently reside in Germantown, New York.


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