Vera Farmiga Net Worth

Net Worth:$10 Million
Date of Birth: August 6, 1973 (50 years old)
Height:5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
Profession: Film director, Producer and Actor
Nationality:United States of America

What Is Vera Farmiga’s Net Worth?

Vera Farmiga is an American producer, actress, and director who has a net worth of $10 million. Vera’s most well-known performances include Lorraine Warren in the horror film series “The Conjuring” and Norma Louise Bates on A&E’s “Bates Motel” (2013-2017). (2013–present).

Vera has appeared in more than 60 movies and TV shows, such as “Down to the Bone” (2004), “The Departed” (2006), “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” (2008), “Up in the Air” (2009), “Special Correspondents” (2016), “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” (2019), and “The Many Saints of Newark” (2021), as well as the miniseries “When They See Us” (2019).

In addition to directing and acting in the 2011 film “Higher Ground,” where she also played the lead role, she also served as executive producer on “Bates Motel” and the 2017 documentary short “Unspoken.”

Vera made her Broadway debut in 1996 with the play “Taking Sides,” where she understudied for the parts of Tamara Sachs and Emmi Straube.

Early Life

On August 6, 1973, a woman named Vera Ann Farmiga was born in Clifton, New Jersey. She was born to Ukrainian parents, her father Michael was a systems analyst and landscaper, and Lubomyra was a schoolteacher.

Vera has six siblings; Alexander, Taissa, Nadia, Victor, Stephan, and Laryssa. Vera’s elder sister Taissa, who is also a well-known actress who is 21 years older, shot to fame on the FX series “American Horror Story.”

In the films “At Middleton” from 2013 and “Higher Ground,” the two co-starred. Farmiga was raised in the Ukrainian American neighborhood of Irvington, New Jersey, and didn’t start learning English until she was six years old when she enrolled in kindergarten.

When Vera was twelve years old, her family moved to Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, where she enrolled at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic School in Newark.

Vera was enrolled in classical piano at a young age and eventually became a member of the Ukrainian organization of Plast National Scout. She also explored with a Ukrainian folk-dancing group called Syzokryli.

Vera was urged by a friend to attend an audition for a school play during her junior year of high school at Hunterdon Central Regional High School, where she was chosen for the main role in James Robinson Planché’s “The Vampire.”

Vera graduated from high school in 1991 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1995.

When she was a senior in college, she played Nina Zarechnaya in a production of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull” which took home the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival award.

Gerardine Clark, a theatre professor at Vera, credited Farmiga with the success, saying, “If she hadn’t nailed the fourth act, we would not have triumphed. That’s what several of the judges told me.”


Vera kickstarted her career life in 1996 with a television debut in the movie “The Tempest” where she played the role of Miranda at the American Conservatory Theater.

Along with starring in “Taking Sides” on Broadway, she also portrayed Anne Hartman in the play “Good” at The Barrow Group.

In the television movies “Rose Hill” and “Roar,” both of which were released in 1997, Vera made her acting debut as Emily Elliot.

After making her big-screen debut in 1998’s “Return to Paradise,” Vera Farmiga went on to star in “The Opportunists” (2000), “Autumn in New York” (2000), “15 Minutes” (2001), “Love in the Time of Money” (2002), and “Dummy” (2002).

She made an appearance in the TV film “Snow White: The Fairest of Them All” in 2001, and from that year until the following, she played Alex Cross in the NBC drama “UC: Undercover.”

Vera portrayed suffragist Ruza Wenclawska in the television film “Iron Jawed Angels,” played Detective Susan Branca in the USA Network series “Touching Evil,” and acted alongside Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep in “The Manchurian Candidate” in 2004.

Then she Farmiga starred in the movies “Running Scared” (2006), “Breaking and Entering” (2006), “Joshua” (2007), “Nothing But the Truth” (2008), and “Orphan” (2009).

She starred in Martin Scorsese’s 2006 film “The Departed” alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson as Dr. Madolyn Madden, and in 2008’s “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” as Elsa Hoess. Vera received an Oscar nomination for the role of Alex Goran in the 2009 film “Up in the Air.” The next year, Vera was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Achievements and Nominations

For her work, Farmiga has been nominated for and won over 20 accolades. In 2010, she received nominations for the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as an Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for “Up in the Air.”

The film also garnered her three additional honors: the Cinema Vanguard Award, the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award, and the International Cinephile Society Award (from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival).

Vera has been nominated for two Primetime Emmys: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2013 for “Bates Motel” and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie in 2019 for “When They See Us.”

She was nominated three times by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films before winning the Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television in 2014.

For her performance in “Bates Motel,” Vera Farmiga received the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress, the Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama, and the iHorror Award for Best Horror TV Actress.

Personal Relationship

In 1997, Vera wed Sebastian Roché, who played her co-star in “Roar.” In 2004, they separated.

She wed the musician Renn Hawkey on September 13 of that year, and their children, Fynn and Gytta, were born on January 13 of the following year.

Fynn’s godfather is Freddie Highmore, a co-star in Farmiga’s “Bates Motel” movie. I’m a nondenominational Christian, Vera said “I was raised in a Ukrainian Catholic family that became Christian, and that is the faith of my family, according to Christianity Today in 2011.

In order to define God and sanctity for me, my father instilled in me. My parents taught us that as their main lesson.

I don’t attend any one religion, but I have a direct connection with God that I may have by entering any building of worship.”

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