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The full name of her is Vera Ann Farmiga. Apart from being an American actress, she is also a director, and producer.Vera Ann Farmiga took her tiny steps for the first time in this beautiful world on 6th August 1973. Her birthplace is Clifton, New Jersey, United States. Vera is currently 48 years old. She has American nationality. Her father’s name is Mykhailo Farmiga.

Vera Farmiga BioGraphy

Her mother’s name is Luba Farmiga. Mykhailo and Luba are Ukrainians. Her father is a systems analyst turned landscaper. Her mother was a schoolteacher. She has one elder brother and two younger brothers. She has three younger sisters. Her elder brother’s name is Victor Farmiga and her younger brother’s name is Alexander Farmiga and Stephan Farmiga. And her younger sister’s name is Taissa Farmiga, Nadia Farmiga and Laryssa Farmiga. Her maternal grandfather’s name is Theodor Spas and her maternal grandmother’s name is Nadia. Her maternal grandparents met during World War II at a displaced persons camp in Karlsfeld. The actress converted to Pentecostalism from the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church with her family as a child.


The actress considers herself to be “100% Ukrainian American.” The girl was raised in an insular Ukrainian American community in Irvington, New Jersey. Ukrainian was her native language. This girl did not learn English until she took admission in kindergarten at the age of six. When the actress was 12 years old, she moved with her family from Irvington to Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. After that she did St. John the Baptist took admission in Ukrainian Catholic School in Newark, New Jersey.

The actress toured during her teen years with a Ukrainian folk-dance ensemble, Szyokrili. Apart from being a semi-professional folk dancer, the actress is also a classically trained pianist. She was a member of Plast. She took admission in Hunterdon Central Regional High School for her high school education. From where she graduated from high school in 1991.Vera found acting during her junior year after sitting on the bench during a varsity soccer game. She took admission in Syracuse University from where she studied theater. After that in 1995, the actress graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Personal Life

She met Sebastian Roche while starring together in the adventure series Roar. Her boyfriend is an actor. She had a fling with Sebastian Roche in 1997. Vera divorced Sebastian Roche in 2004. After that, the actress started dating daddy musician Rain Hockey. After some time the actress was five months pregnant with her first child, when she married Rain Hockey on September 13, 2008. Vera gave birth to a son of Rain Hockey in January 2009. In November 2010, Vera gave birth to a daughter of Rain Hockey.

She has named her son Fynn Hawkey and named her daughter Gytta Lubov Hawkey. The actress has homes in Hudson Valley, New York and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where she lives with her husband and children.  Her sister-in-law’s name is Molly Hawkey. Molly is an actress and photographer.The name of the best friend of this actress is Freddie Highmore. Her best friend was her Bates Motel co-star. Freddie Highmore is the godfather of this actress’s son.

Real Name Vera Ann Farmiga
Other Name
Age 48 Year Old
Date Of Birth 6 August 1973
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place Clifton, New Jersey, United States
  • American actress
  • Director
  • Producer
Zodiac Sign Leo
 Year Active 1996–present
Father Name Mykhailo Farmiga
Mother Name Luba Farmiga
Sister Name
  • Taissa Farmiga
  • Nadia Farmiga
  • Laryssa Farmiga
Brother  Name
  • Victor Farmiga
  • Alexander Farmiga
  • Stephan Farmiga
Children Name
  • Gytta Lubov Hawkey (Daughter) 
  • Fynn Hawkey (Son)
Husband Name Renn Hawkey (m. 2008)
School Hunterdon Central Regional High School
University Syracuse University
Qualification (BFA)
Physical Status
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Height 5′ 5″ (165 cm)
Body Slim
Weight 60 kg (132 lbs)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Light brown
Shoe Size 12
Bra size 34 B
Butt Size Approx 34 inches
Waist Size Approx 28 inches
Dress Size 5.5 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Any Affair No
Ex-Husband Name Sebastian Roché (m. 1997–2004)
Husband Name Renn Hawkey (m. 2008)
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Net Worth

The net worth of Vera Ann Farmiga is around $10 Million.


In 2004, she won the BendFilm Festival Awards and Marrakech International Film Festival Awards in the category of Jury Prize – Best Actress for acting in Down to the Bone and won the Sundance Film Festival Awards in the Special Jury Prize for Acting category.In 2005, she won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards in the Best Actress category for her performance in Down to the Bone. In 2006, he won the National Board of Review Awards in the category of Best Acting by an Ensemble for her performance in The Departed.

In the same year she won the Satellite Awards in the category of Best Ensemble in a Motion Picture for starring in The Departed .In 2008, she won the British Independent Film Awards in the category of Best Performance by an Actress for her performance in She Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. In 2009, she won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Up in the Air.In 2010, she won the Qantas Film and Television Awards in the category of Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film for her performance in A Heavenly Vintage.

In the same year she won the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Awards in the Cinema Vanguard Award category.In 2011, she won the Provincetown International Film Festival Awards in the category of Excellence in Acting Award. In the same year she won en’s Image Network Awards in the category Outstanding Actress – Feature Film for acting in Higher Ground.In 2015, she won the Gracie Awards in the category of Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama for starring in Bates Motel.In 2013, she won the Festival Prize – Boston Film Festival Awards in the Best Actress category for her performance in At Middleton. In the same year she won the Saturn Awards in the category of Best Actress on Television for acting in Bates Motel.In 2017, she won People’s Choice Awards in the category of Favorite Cable TV Actress for starring in Bates Motel.

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