Who Is Taissa Farmiga’s Sister Nadia Farmiga? Untold Details

By Anisha Maharjan | Updated on March 2, 2022
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    Nadia Farmiga is a celebrity sibling of Taissa Farmiga and Vera Farmiga. Her elder sister Vera is an acclaimed actress who rose to fame for portraying the role of Lorraine Warren in the Conjuring Universe.

    Nadia’s other sister Taissa is also a notable name in the entertainment industry. She rose to prominence for her work on the anthology series American Horror Story and psychological thriller movie, Mindscape.

    Unlike her famous sisters, Nadia has chosen a different path of career. Or is she also into acting? Let’s find out the answer and also check out some of the facts you didn’t know about her!

    What is Nadia Farmiga Age? 

    Born on 23 February 1977, Nadia is 45 years old as of 2022. She was born in New Jersey in the United States. She grew up there with her family and siblings.

    Other than that Nadia grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household. She holds an American nationality and has a mixed ethnicity since both her parents are Ukrainian.

    Nadia Farmiga Parents

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

    Nadia Farmiga's mother
    Nadia’s mom and her younger sister Laryssa

    Furthermore, her mother Luba is a Kean University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts. She worked as a bank officer at National Westminster Bank from 1993 to 1995. Luba also worked as a receptionist and medical records manager at Whitehouse Station Family Medicine.

    Nadia shares her name with her late maternal grandmother

    Farmiga’s grandparents are Theodor Spas and Nadia Spas. She has the same name as her grandma Nadia. Nadia’s grandma survived wartime experiences in her native homeland in Eastern Ukraine.

    She passed away at the age of 88 on 19 October 2014, only a few days before her 89th birthday. The legacy that she leaves her family is defined by her Ukrainian name which means “hope”.

    Whereas her maternal grandfather Theodor Spas died in 1990.

    She has six siblings

    Nadia lived in a joint family from her childhood. Her family consisted of her mom, dad, and six siblings.

    Nadia with her elder sister Vera Farmiga
    Nadia and Vera enjoying the summer sun

    She has three sisters named Vera, Taissa, and Laryssa Farmiga. Her younger sister Laryssa was born with a birth defect named Spina Bifida. It usually starts in the early days of pregnancy. She is now looked after by Nadia’s elder sister Vera. While her brothers are Alexander Farmiga, Stephan, and Victor Farmiga.

    Nadia and her siblings share a close bond with each other. They are often together in family gatherings.

    Her two sisters are renowned names in the entertainment industry

    Nadia’s sisters Vera Farmiga and Taissa Farmiga are renowned faces in the world of entertainment.

    Her elder sister Vera debuted from drama-thriller Return to Paradise, while her breakthrough came from the drama Down to the Bone where she portrayed the role of a drug addict. She received further love and fame from her role as Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring Universe.

    Nadia with her sisters Taissa and Laryssa
    The Farmiga Sisters

    Nadia’s sister Taissa made her debut in Vera’s drama film, Higher Ground. Thereafter, she rose to prominence for her work on the anthology series, American Horror Story.

    Taissa established her career as scream queen by starring in the season’s Murder House, Coven, Roanoke, and Apocalypse. Her first starring film role was the psychological thriller, Mindscape in 2013.

    Nadia is a former mechanical engineer

    Nadia used to work as a mechanical engineer before finally making her career in the culinary world.

    She later worked in a French restaurant where her career journey in the food industry started. Nadia also worked at The Downtown Cafe in Kingston and in Terrapin restaurant in Hudson valley. Her career in Terrapin restaurant lasted for 17-years.

    She now runs her own restaurant with her husband, Wilson.

    Nadia Farmiga is a married woman

    The celebrity sibling Nadia is in a marital relationship with her husband Wilson Costa. The two met for the first time at a French restaurant in Long Island named Neuville-Sur-Seine.

    Both of them joined this hotel to pursue their career in the hotel business. The restaurant now runs under the name Manhattan Bistro.

    Nadia Farmiga with her husband Wilson
    Nadia posing for a picture with her husband

    The couple was in a relationship for a few years before finally getting hitched. Now even after a decade of being husband and wife, the couple cherishes each other and shares a special bond.

    Do the couple share children?

    Yes, Nadia and her husband Wilson are blessed with two sons. They often share their pictures on their restaurant Misto’s page.

    Nadia's husband Wilson and her sons
    Wilson and his son taking over the kitchen at Misto

    Nadia and her husband Wilson’s restaurant “Misto”

    The pair who have over 25 years of restaurant experience have started their own restaurant Misto in the summer of 2020.  It lies in Kingston’s Hudson Valley.

    The restaurant is doing well serving wood-fired meals while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The foods served are a mash-up from their distinct Brazilian and Ukrainian backgrounds.

    Nadia's son alongside Misto's board
    Nadia’s son with Misto’s promotion board

    In an interview with Hudson Valley Magazine, Nadia mentioned:

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

    They came up with the name Misto in regard to a restaurant where the couple dined during the trip to Brazil. She added:

    “Wilson liked the name, it’s 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 heritage.”

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

    What is her net worth and where is she now?

    Nadia has amassed a fortune worth $500,000. “Misto” is the main source of income for Farmiga & her husband Wilson.

    As per the sources, Nadia now lives in Germantown, New York along with her family.

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