Who Is Nadia Farmiga? Runs a Business With Her Husband Wilson Costa

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Nadia Farmiga is the sister of Vera Farmiga. She is also a successful restaurateur with a career that has spanned over two decades in the field. She previously worked as a mechanical engineer. At present, Nadia has started her own pop-up ordering service and a catering program called Misto along with her Brazilian husband, Wilson Costa.

As for their marital relationship, the duo is happily married for years and has also two kids together. It’s quite phenomenal that the couple has managed their love life and business work side by side.

Besides, also know about Nadia Farmiga’s siblings, parents, and more.

Who are Nadia Farmiga’s Parents? Her Family Details

Nadia is the daughter of Mykhailo Farmiga, a Whitehouse Station native, and Luba Spas Farmiga. Her dad is a landscaper who previously worked as an analyst.

In the meantime, her mother is a former receptionist and a medical records manager at Whitehouse Station Family Medicine. Moreover, Luba, a Kean University graduate also worked as a bank officer at National Westminster Bank (1993-1995).

In addition, Nadia shared the same name as her late maternal grandmother Nadia Spas who passed away at 88, on 19th October 2014. And her maternal grandfather Theodor Spas died several years ago, in 1990.

Nadia Farmiga Siblings

Nadia has six siblings: three sisters named Taissa, Vera, Laryssa, and three brothers, Alexander, Stephan, and Victor Farmiga. However, one of her younger sisters Laryssa was born with spina bifida, a birth defect that starts in the early days of pregnancy. One of her sistas Vera mostly takes care of her disabled sister.

Nadia Farmiga Sisters Have a Great Career in Show Business

Her sister Vera Farmiga kicked off her career playing the role in the Fox adventure series Roar in 1997. A year later, the actress landed the role in the feature movie Return to Paradise (1998). She gained wide popularity after her performance in the comedy-drama Up in the Air. Her role in the movie also earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

On the other hand, her youngest sister Taissa is also a renowned name in show business. Her most notable works include Apocalypse, Rules Don’t Apply, In a Valley of Violence, and What They Had. Besides, she also provided the voice in Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (2020).

How old is Farmiga in 2023? Her Early Details

Farmiga was born on 23rd February 1977, in New Jersey, the United States. She is aged 45 in 2023. As for her childhood, she grew up in New Jersey with her family.

Besides, Nadia has a mixed ethnicity as both of her parents are Ukrainian. As for her nationality, she is an American.

Personal Life: Nadia Enduring Marriage With Her Husband Wilson Costa

Nadia and her spouse Wilson have been in a delightful marital relationship for a long time now. Although the long-time couple has never talked about their wedding, the two dated for a few years before their nuptials. And they are since leading a happy married life secretly.

Nadia and Wilson are married for years.
Nadia and her husband Wilson.
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Besides, talking about their first meeting, Nadia and her future spouse Wilson first acquainted while working together at Neuville-Sur-Seine, a French restaurant in Long Island. The restaurant later hopped to Manhattan Bistro.

Soon after their encounter at the restaurant, they started going on dates. And it took a few years for the duo to make their relationship official.

Do They Have Any Children?

Nadia is the mother of two sons with her hubby; one of them is Tadeo. The two often share their kids’ photos on Misto’s official Instagram account.

Nadia Farmiga has two kids.
Nadia and her hubby Wilson have two sons.
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However, other details about their kids are unavailable on the internet.

Career: Nadia Runs a Culinary Project ‘Misto’ With Her Husband

In addition to their marital bliss, Nadia and her spouse Wilson are also doing great professionally. Farmiga opened a pop-up and part private catering, Misto along with her hubby in the summer of 2020. The restaurant located in Hudson Valley, Kingston is a mix-up of dishes of their respective Brazilian and Ukrainian heritages.


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With over 25 years of experience in the restaurant business, the Hudson Valley couple is doing great with their focus on wood-fired food and a healthy lifestyle.

Once, in an interview with Hudson Valley Magazine, Nadia said:

“As a chef, Wilson’s number one priority is a clean kitchen, food consistency, and well-seasoned food. Misto is about our healthy lifestyle (Wilson cycles and I run), our family, our garden, sustainability, using resources of the Hudson Valley, and our connection with the farmers.”

As for the name of the restaurant, it was inspired by an eatery in which Nadia and Wilson ate together during their trip to Brazil. Farmiga explained,

“Wilson liked the name, its meaning in Portuguese, “mixed,” and the fact that it was an easy name to remember. Misto describes us. Misto describes our food, where we grew up, and our cultural heritages.”

The delivery locations of Misto include Germantown, Rhinebeck, Rhinecliff, Red Hook, Milan, Tivoli, and Hudson.

One of the major features of their restaurant business is they use organic and fresh products which they grow in their own backyard garden. Farmiga revealed,

“This year, we grew 12 types of tomatoes, seven types of peppers, onions, kale, cucumber, summer and winter squash, watermelon, many types of lettuces.”

Farmiga is a Former Mechanical Engineer

Before making her switch to the food world, Farmiga used to work as a mechanical engineer. She spent a few years in the engineering field.

Talking about her journey in the food industry, she started working with her future hubby at Neuville-Sur-Seine. The two also worked together at Le Garrick Restaurant in Manhattan’s theater district.

The husband-and-wife then made their move to Kingston and Nadia landed a job at The Downtown Café in Kingston. She later joined Terrapin Restaurant, the Hudson Valley’s leading restaurant. She spent 17 years working with the Terrapin.

What is Nadia Farmiga’s Net Worth?

Her fortune is $500,000 in 2023. She has racked a major portion of her wealth from her restaurant business. She currently resides in Germantown, New York with her family.

Besides, as for her sister Vera’s wealth, the actress has an estimated wealth of $10 million.

FAQ About Nadia Farmiga

  • Nadia is a restauranter by profession but is more popular as the sister of popular actress Vera Farmiga.
  • She is the daughter of Ukrainian immigrants.
  • Her nationality is American and is of mixed ethnicity.
  • She has a total of six siblings including Vera.
  • Her age is 45 and will celebrate her 46th birthday on 23rd February 2023.
  • She is an ex-mechanical engineer.
  • Nadia is the mother of two children with her husband.
  • Farmiga now resides in Hudson Valley, Kingston with her children and hubby.


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