Taissa Farmiga is an American actress best known for her portrayal of various roles in the popular horror TV series, American Horror Story. She has appeared in a lot of horror films ever since she made her debut in her sister Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut Higher Ground and the latest being the Corin Hardy’s The Nun (2018). Her most notable acting works include her roles in films such as Mindscape, In a Valley of Violence, Rules Don’t Apply and The Long Dumb Road.
Taissa Farmiga was born on the 17th of August 1994, in Readington, New Jersey, United States of America. She is currently 25 years old.
|Birth Name||Taissa Farmiga|
|Date of Birth||August 17, 1994|
|Place of Birth||Readington, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Age||25 years old|
Family and Education
Taissa Farmiga is the youngest child of Ukrainian American parents Lubomyra (née Spas) and Michael Farmiga. Her mother is a school teacher while her father works as a system analyst. She has six older siblings – Victor, Vera, Stephan, Nadia, Alexander, and Laryssa.
Farmiga attended public school until fourth grade, after which she completed her education through homeschooling.
Taissa Farmiga has been in a relationship with screenwriter and director Hadley Klein since 2014.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 6¼ inches|
Centimeters – 168 cm
Meters – 1.68 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 54 kg|
Pounds – 119 lbs
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Dress Size||2 (US)|
|Distinctive Features||Doe Eyes|
Taissa Farmiga made her acting debut in 2011 in her sister Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut drama Higher Ground, portraying the younger version of the lead character Corinne Walker.
Farmiga landed her first television role in the horror-thriller series, American Horror Story: Murder House, playing Violet Harmon in 2011.
She is best known for her appearance in the 2011 American drama film “Higher Ground”, 2013 psychological thriller film “Mindscape”, 2018 gothic supernatural horror film “The Nun” and the American horror anthology TV series “American Horror Story”.
She has done endorsement work for Jason Wu’s clothing line.
Taissa Farmiga Favorites
- Movies – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Black Swan (2010), Inception (2010)
- Interests – Hiking and Snowboarding
Taissa Farmiga Net Worth
Taissa Farmiga has a net worth of $1.5 million.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – taissafarmiga
- Twitter – taissafarmiga
Taissa Farmiga Facts
She studied American Sign Language for three years during her homeschooling years and excelled at it.
Initially, she had no ambitions to become an actress, but it was her sister Vera who persuaded her to act in her debut film Higher Ground. Her performance in the film received positive reviews and after that, she took acting as her mainstream profession.
Her sister Vera offered her a 2004 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck for acting in the film.
She can speak English and Ukrainian.
Her first-ever audition was for her role of Violet Harmon in American Horror Story, which she landed effortlessly.
In 2016, Taissa made her stage debut as Shelly with the Off-Broadway revival of Sam Shepard’s drama Buried Child.
In 2018, she played the Catholic novitiate Sister Irene in Corin Hardy’s horror film The Nun.
She loves to play guitar and has mastered the art of making origami cranes.