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Laryssa Farmiga| Complete biography with family photos | Sister of Vera Farmiga

Who is Laryssa Farmiga?

Laryssa Farmiga is the sister of Ukrainian American actress, director, and producer Vera Farmiga and up-and-coming actress Taissa Farmiga. Apart from her two well-known siblings, Laryssa Farmiga also has four elder siblings named Victor, Stephen, Nadia, and Alexander Farmiga.

Laryssa Farmiga was born with ‘Spina bifida,’ a congenital disability where the person has an incomplete closing of the spine and the membrane around the spinal cord during the early development of pregnancy.

Laryssa Farmiga bio, relationships, career and net worth

Continue scrolling below to learn more about Laryssa Farmiga, the sibling of not one but two famous Hollywood actresses.

Quick facts

Full nameLaryssa Farmiga
BirthplaceNew Jersey, United States
Birth year1992
Age30 years old
Father’s nameMichael Farmiga
Mother’s nameLubomyra or Luba
SiblingsVera Farmiga
Victor Farmiga
Stephen Farmiga
Alexander Farmiga
Nadia Farmiga
Talissa Farmiga
Eye colorBlue
Facebook UsernameLaryssa Farmiga

Laryssa’s early life

Laryssa Farmiga with her mother
Laryssa Farmiga with her mother (Source: Facebook)

Laryssa Farmiga was born in 1992 in New Jersey, United States, to Michael Farmiga and mother Lubomyra, “Luba” (nee Spas). She grew up in a Ukrainian American home with her six siblings in New Jersey.

Laryssa Farmiga personality traits

Laryssa Farmiga (left) and Taissa Farmiga.

Laryssa Farmiga is an American by nationality. However, both of her parents are Ukrainians who moved to America before Laryssa was born.

Laryssa’s maternal grandparents, Nadia and Theodore Spas, met each other at a displaced person camp in Karlsfeld. Farmiga follows Pentecostalism just like her family.

Laryssa has beautiful blonde hair and piercing blue eyes, just like her sister Vera Farmiga.

Laryssa Farmiga family

Laryssa Farmiga comes from a joint family with eight members. Her father, Michael Farmiga, is a system analyst who later changed his profession to a landscaper.

On the other hand, Laryssa’s mother, Lubomyra or Luba, has previously worked in several areas. Luba worked as a school teacher, receptionist, medical records manager at Whitehouse Station Family Medicine, and even a bank officer at National Westminister Bank. Furthermore, Luba is a proud alma mater of Kean University in New Jersey, where she achieved her bachelor’s degree in arts.

Laryssa has one elder sister, Vera Farmiga, and one younger sister, Taissa Farmiga, who are well-known actresses in the entertainment industry.

If you are a fan of horror movies, we are sure you know about Vera Farmiga for her vital role in movies like Conjuring’ and ‘Orphan.’

Vera Farmiga sister of Laryssa Farmiga as Lorraine Warren in the movie Conjuring
Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson in The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)

Apart from appearing in a horror movie, Vera is also famous for her roles in movies like Up in the Air, Autumn in New York, The Opportunist, Roar, Love in the Time of Money, Dummy, Down to the Bone, and many more.

After establishing herself as an actress, Vera also ventured into different roles in the entertainment industry. She is the actor and the director of the most critically acclaimed movie called “Higher Ground.” The movie is based on a woman and her lifelong struggle with her faith.

Apart from acting and directing movies, Vera is also the producer and actor of the tv series called ‘Bates Motel.’ Thus, she has become one of the most versatile and poignant actors and a multi-talented persona in Hollywood.

Due to her exceptional works and contributions to the movie industry, Vera has won awards like ‘Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award, ‘British Independent Film Award,’ ‘Vancouver Film Critics Award,’ and ‘Saturn Award.’

Vera Farmiga was married to a French actor named Sebastian Roche in 1997. Sadly, their marriage ended after seven years in 2004.

Vera then got married to Renn Hawkey, four years after her first marriage in 2008. Laryssa has one nephew named Fynn McDonnell Hawkey and one niece named Gytta Lubov Hawkey through the couple.

Photo of Laryssa brother in law Renn Hawkey and nephew

Laryssa’s younger sister Taissa Farmiga is also a well-known and respected actress in Hollywood. Taissa made her first debut in “Higher Grounds,” directed by her elder sister Vera. In the movie, Taissa played the younger version of the main character.

Laryssa’s younger sister, Taissa Farmiga, never had plans to join the entertainment industry. However, her elder sister persuaded her to portray the role in ‘Higher Grounds’ as the movie was Vera’s first directorial debut.

Taissa decided to become an actor only after her experience and feedback from her fans through her first debut. Before deciding to work as an actor, Taissa’s initial plan was to work as an accountant.

After Higher Grounds, Taissa then made her television debut in the horror TV series “American Horror Story: Murder House.”

Taissa Farmiga

Taissa has also worked in movies like The Bling Ring, Mindscape, 6 Years, Rules Don’t Apply, The Final Girls, and The Nun.

Due to her exceptional acting skills, just like her sister, Taisaa has been previously nominated for the ‘Online Film &Television Association Awards’ and ‘Fright Meter Award’ for ‘Best Actress in a Leading Role.’

Laryssa Farmiga with her sisters, Taissa Farmiga and Nadia Farmiga

Apart from her two celerity sisters, Laryssa also has other siblings named Victor Farmiga, Stephen Farmiga, Alexander Farmiga, and Nadia Farmiga. However, unlike their two sisters, the remaining Farmiga siblings, including Laryssa, have no intention of joining the entertainment industry.

Nadia Farmiga with her husband Wilson Laryssa
Nadia Farmiga with her husband Wilson

Laryssa’s elder sister Nadia Farmiga operates her own restaurant business with her husband, Wilson. Although all the seven siblings have different career choices, they still have a close relationship and often gather together during family events.

Laryssa Farmiga career

Laryssa Farmiga is entirely private about her personal life. Unlike several people who are often seen being active and, in the spotlight, along with their celebrity siblings, Laryssa likes to stay mysterious and away from the attention.

Thus, it is still not clear what Larysaa does regarding her career. Although she does not like to be in the spotlight much, we hope to see and know more of her in the future.

Laryssa Farmiga’s net worth

As we do not have any information about her career, it is hard to calculate her net worth.

However, her elder sister Vera Farmiga’s net worth stands around $10 million, which she has earned by playing, directing, and producing various movies. Likewise, Laryssa’s younger sister Taissa Farmiga’s net worth stands around $1.5 million, which she too has accumulated by playing various roles in movies for a decade now.

Laryssa Farmiga disease

Laryssa Farmiga FB photos

Laryssa Farmiga suffers from a condition called ‘Spina Bifida.’ Spina Bifida is a condition that affects the spine, which can usually be detected at birth and is a type of neural tube defect (NTD).

The condition occurs when a person’s neural tube does not close around the spine area. Due to such facts, the backbone that protects the person’s spinal cord cannot be fully grown and close as it should. As a result, the condition often damages the person’s spinal cord and nerves.

A person who suffers from Spina bifida might suffer from physical and intellectual disabilities. Thus, due to the condition, Laryssa is differently able now.

Laryssa Farmiga social media

Laryssa Farmiga has a Facebook account, but she is not quite active on the platform as mentioned before; she is pretty private about her personal life.