Mykhailo Farmiga is a system analyst from Ukraine who is best known as the father of two famous Hollywood actresses, Vera Farmiga, and Taissa Farmiga.
He is married to Luba Farmiga, a school teacher, and has seven children in total. He moved to the United States with his family in 1972 and settled in New Jersey. He is 81 years old as of 2023 and has a net worth of around $500,000.
|Famous for||Famous for being the father of well-known Actress named Vera Farmiga and Taissa Farmiga|
Mykhailo Farmiga Early Life and Background
Mykhailo Farmiga was born in 1942 in Ukraine under the zodiac sign of Capricorn. He belongs to the Ukrainian ethnicity and holds American citizenship.
He has not revealed much information about his parents, siblings, or childhood. He is a private person who prefers to stay away from the media spotlight.
He studied system analysis and worked as a skid systems analyst in his home country before immigrating to the US.
He is fluent in both Ukrainian and English languages and has taught his children to speak both languages as well.
Mykhailo Farmiga Personal Life
|Date of Birth||10 January 1942|
|Age (2023)||81 years old|
|Currently lives||New Jersey, United States|
|Nationality||Dual (American and Ukrainian)|
|Daughter||Taissa, Nadia, Laryssa, Vera|
|Son||Victor, Alexander, Stephan|
Mykhailo Farmiga is happily married to Luba Farmiga, who is also from Ukraine. She is the daughter of Nadia (1925–2014) and Theodor Spas (1921–1990).
The couple tied the knot in Ukraine and moved to the US in 1972 with their two children, Victor and Vera. They later had five more children: Stephan, Nadia, Alexander, Laryssa, and Taissa.
Laryssa was born with spina bifida, a birth defect that affects the spine. She is a disability rights activist and a founder of an organization called CURE International.
Mykhailo and Luba live in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, where they own a home. They are devout Christians and attend a Ukrainian Catholic church.
Mykhailo Farmiga is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 73 kg. He has grey hair and brown eyes.
Mykhailo Farmiga Career Highlights
Mykhailo Farmiga is a system analyst by profession. He worked as a skid systems analyst in Ukraine before moving to the US.
After settling in New Jersey, he changed his career path and became a landscaper. He worked hard to provide for his family and support his children’s education and dreams.
He is proud of his daughters Vera and Taissa, who have become successful actresses in Hollywood. Vera is known for her roles in films like The Conjuring, The Departed, Up in the Air, and series like Bates Motel. Taissa is known for her roles in series like American Horror Story, The Nun, The Final Girls, and others.
Mykhailo Farmiga has two grandchildren from Vera’s marriage to musician Renn Hawkey. They are Gytta Lubov Hawkey (born in 2010) and Fynn McDonnell Hawkey (born in 2008).