Who Is Luba Farmiga? Everything To Know About Vera Farmiga’s Mother

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Who Is Luba Farmiga? Everything To Know About Vera Farmiga’s Mother
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Luba Farmiga is the mother of the American actress Vera Farmiga. Her daughter is best recognized as a paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren in the 2013 movie The Conjuring and its sequels. Likewise, Luba’s other daughter Taissa Farmiga is also a popular actress like her older sister Vera.

Apart from her identity as a celebrity mother, Luba herself is a well-educated and career-oriented woman which we will discuss below. Besides, Farmiga is also a wife to her husband Michael with whom she welcomed seven children.

Well, today in this article, let’s find out the personal and professional life details of the Luba Farmiga.

Luba Farmiga’s Age Education And Early Life

Vera Farmiga’s mother, Luba was born Lubomyra “Luba” Spas to her parents Nadia and Theodore Spas in the late 1940s. She is currently in her 70s.

Talking about her early life, Farmiga was an infant when her Ukrainian parents migrated to the United States of America in 1950. As Ukrainian immigrants to America, Luba’s mom and dad settled in New Jersey. So, she spent most of her early life in New Jersey, US.

Luba Farmiga is Ukrainian
Luba Farmiga with Ukrainian flag. Source: Facebook

Besides, the celebrity mother is of mixed-ethnical background and possibly holds dual nationality of Ukraine and America.

Luba Farmiga’s Parents Met In Germany; Light On Her BirthPlace

Farmiga’s parents Nadia and Theodore first met during World War II. Nadia, a Ukrainian citizen reached the Ukrainian displaced person camp in Karsfield, Germany longing for her brother who was taken to German factories during 2nd World war. And in the camp, Nadia’s future husband Theodore was working as a mechanic for U.S. Army.

Luba Farmiga's Mom is no more in the world
Luba Farmiga’s Mom, Nadia.

After Luba’s parents came across each other, they fell in love and eventually got married in Munich, one of the populous cities in Germany in 1946. And after 4 years, in 1950, the couple migrated to America. So, in this regard, the birthplace of Luba Farmiga must be Germany however, several media sources consider her born place to be Ukraine.

Whatever her birthplace is, no doubt that born to Ukrainian parents and grew up in Ukrainian culture, Luba originally is a Ukrainian citizen. And about her mom, as of now, her mother is no longer alive in the living world as she passed away at the age of 88 on October 19, 2014.

Farmiga’s Educational Details

As for education, Luba went to Union High School in Union, New Jersey. After graduating from high school, she then enrolled at the Newark State College, Kean University in 1967.

At Kean University, she studied Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Teaching and graduate in 1971.

Career: What Does Luba Farmiga Do For A Living?

As mentioned earlier, she majored in education, so she began her career as a school teacher. Further, as per her LinkedIn account, she also served as a Bank officer at National Westminster Bank for two years.

Luba Farmiga is career-oriented woman
Luba Farmiga

Moreover, she has been a receptionist and Medical Records Manager at Whitehouse Station Family Medicine. She also mentioned herself as the CEO in her bio but the company name is unknown.

Luba Farmiga is Married To Her Husband Michael Farmiga

The former schoolteacher has been a wife to her husband Mykhailo Farmiga possibly since the 1960s. Apart from this, no exact information about their marriage is exposed in the media. However, it looks like the couple has lived their marriage for almost six decades as of today, and nowhere in the online portals has mentioned their separation.

Luba Farmiga is married to Michael Farmiga
Luba Farmiga with her husband and daughter

Moving on to her partner Michael’s profession, he was a system analyst turned landscaper. Michael who is also known by the name Mykhailo was born in Ukraine in November 1942, making him 80 years old in 2023.

Luba Farmiga Is The Mother Of Seven 

Together with her husband Michael, Farmiga welcomed seven children, four daughters, and three sons.

Luba Farmiga is a mother of seven
Luba Farmiga with one of her daughters Laryssa. Source: Facebook

Luba’s daughters are Vera Farmiga, Nadia Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, and Laryssa Fermiga while her sons as Alexander, Victor, and Stephan Farmiga.

Among her seven children, her daughter Laryssa was born with the birth defect, spina bifida which affects the spine of the baby. She has been taken care of by her actress sister Vera. All other Farmiga kids are doing good in their lives personally and professionally.

Luba’s Two Daughters, Vera, and Taissa are in the Movie Industry

Her eldest daughter Vera, 49 is a well-known Hollywood actress. She began her career in 1996 through the play The Tempest, written by William Shakespeare. Vera is now considered one of the most prominent actresses in Hollywood.

Luba Farmiga's two daughter works in films
Luba Farmiga’s two daughters, Vera and Taissa

As of now, Farmiga’s daughter has acted in several movies among which her role in 2013 The Conjuring led to her wide recognition as an actress. Further, her acting credit includes The Conjuring 2, Annabelle Comes Home, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Higher Ground, Nothing But the Truth, and many others.

Likewise, her youngest daughter Taissa has also made her name in the American entertainment Industry. Born on August 17, 1994, 28-year-old Vera’s baby sister has acted in movies like The Final Girls, Apocalypse, Coven, and several others. Taissa is also recognized as a Scream queen due to her screaming role in some horror films.

Farmiga Is A Grandmother

Being the mother of seven children, it’s not surprising for her to be a grandmother to many grandchildren. However, all her grandkids are not exposed in the media except for the details about her three grandchildren.

From her eldest daughter Vera’s marriage with her spouse Renn Hawkey, Luba has a granddaughter Gytta Lubov Hawkey, born in 2010, and a grandson Fynn Hawkey, born in 2009. In addition, Farmiga also has two grandsons from her daughter Nadia, Tadeo, and the other’s name is not known.

Luba Is On Social Media

Luba is hugely active on Facebook with 79 followers. Her presence on other social media handles like Instagram and Twitter is yet to be find.

On the other hand, her popular daughter Vera is on Instagram with 1.1 million followers. Taissa has 2 million followers on her Instagram account.

What Is Luba Farmiga’s Net Worth?

As a career-oriented woman, Luba must have earned a good amount of money from her multiple profession about which we talked earlier. However, it seems like her net worth is yet to be estimated. Meanwhile, her famous daughter Vera and Taissa have an estimated fortune of $10 million and $1.5 million respectively.

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