Taissa Farmiga - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 1, 2022

Taissa Farmiga
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: American Horror Story (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1.5 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 17, 1994 (age 28)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Taissa Farmiga
Birth Place: Readington, New Jersey, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Michael Farmiga
Mother's Name: Lubomyra Farmiga
Siblings: 6

Vera Farmiga 
(older sister)
Nadia Farmiga (older sister)
Laryssa Farmiga (older sister)
Alexander Farmiga (older brother)
Victor Farmiga (older brother)
Stephan Farmiga (older brother)

High School: Home-schooled
Ethnicity: Ukrainian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 20, 2020
Husband's Name: Hadley Klein

Body Measurements

Height: 1.65 meter (5 feet 5 inch)
Weight: 54 kg (119.05 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Brown
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 26 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Taissa Farmiga?

Taissa Farmiga is an actress by profession and American by nationality. Having earned the name contemporary scream queen, she is best known for starring in American Horror Story: Murder House,  Coven, The Nun, Roanoke, Apocalypse, etc.

Taissa Farmiga – Age, Parents, Siblings

Taissa Farmiga’s birth took place on August 17, 1994, in Readington, New Jersey, USA. She was born to her mother Lubomyra Farmiga, a schoolteacher, and her father Michael Farmiga, a systems analyst. She is not the only child of her parents and has six siblings – three sisters and three brothers, among which she is the youngest. 

Her sisters are Vera Farmiga, Nadia Farmiga, and Laryssa Farmiga, and her brothers are Alexander Farmiga, Victor Farmiga, and Stephan Farmiga. Vera, who is 22 years her senior, is also a famous actress, well known for starring in hit films The Conjuring, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, and Annabelle Comes Home, among many others.

Taissa FarmigaVera Farmiga (Image: YouTube)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Taissa Farmiga was educated in a public school until the fourth grade. She was then home-schooled along with her two older siblings. 

Her ethnicity is Ukrainian.

Taissa Farmiga – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Taissa Farmiga has been dating director, and screenwriter Hadley Klein since 2014. After years of relationship, she got engaged to her boyfriend in May 2019. They married in a low-key wedding on August 8, 2020. She does not have any children with her husband yet.

For the newlyweds, divorce rumors are not present.

Hadley Klein, Taissa Farmiga (Image: Instagram)

Taissa Farmiga – Career

Early Career

Initially, Farmiga wanted to become an accountant but was persuaded to appear in her sister Vera’s 2011 directorial debut drama Higher Ground. There she was cast as Corinne Walker, the lead character of the film. Following the success of the film, she was signed to the talent agency ICM Partners. 

The same Taissa Farmiga was cast in the TV series American Horror Story: Murder House as Violet Harmon. This gained her worldwide recognition and the name contemporary scream queen.

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Films, Series

Since then Farmiga has starred in over two dozen films The Bling Ring (2013), The Final Girls (2015), In a Valley of Violence (2016), What They Had (2018), The Nun (2018), The Nun 2 as Sister Irene and lent her voice as Raven in Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016) and Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017).

Over the years Taissa Farmiga has portrayed roles in TV series- American Horror Story: Coven (2013-2014), Wicked City (2015), American Horror Story: Roanoke (2016), American Horror Story: Apocalypse (2018), 50 States of Fright (2020), The Gilded Age, etc.


Taissa Farmiga’s fellow American Horror Story cast includes Billie Lourd, Cheyenne Jackson, Angela Bassett, Zach Villa, etc.

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Taissa Farmiga in The Nun as Sister Irene (Image: IMDb)

Taissa Farmiga – Awards, Nominations

The young actress has been nominated for Online Film & Television Association Awards (2012, 2014) and the Fright Meter Awards (2015).

Taissa Farmiga – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated to be around $1.5 million while the figure for her annual salary has not been estimated.

Taissa Farmiga – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, and Twitter, Taissa Farmiga is active with around a million followers but seems to lack a verified Facebook account.

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