Taissa Farmiga Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Taissa Farmiga Quick Info
Height5 ft 6¼ in
Weight54 kg
Date of BirthAugust 17, 1994
Zodiac SignLeo
BoyfriendHadley Klein

Ever since she made her debut in her sister Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut, Taissa Farmiga has earned a reputation for being a horror drama specialist. She has been cast in various important roles in the popular horror TV series franchise American Horror Story. She was also cast in the lead role in the 2018 horror movie, The Nun. However, that doesn’t mean her skills are lacking in other genres. Her work in Ethan Hawke and John Travolta starrer western movie, In a Valley of Violence, has been highly praised.

Born Name

Taissa Farmiga

Nick Name

Taissa

Taissa Farmiga in an Instagram selfie in Ireland in September 2016
Taissa Farmiga in an Instagram selfie in Ireland in September 2016 (Taissa Farmiga / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Readington, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Taissa Farmiga went to the public school until the 4th grade. Thereafter, she completed her education through homeschooling.

She has also taken American Sign Language classes for 4 years.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Michael Farmiga (Systems Analyst)
  • Mother – Lubomyra Farmiga (School Teacher)
  • Siblings – Victor Farmiga (Older Brother), Vera Farmiga (Older Sister) (Actress, Director, and Producer), Stephan Farmiga (Older Brother), Nadia Farmiga (Older Sister), Alexander Farmiga (Older Brother), Laryssa Farmiga (Older Sister)
  • Others – Theodor Spas (Paternal Grandfather), Nadia Spas (Paternal Grandmother)

Manager

Taissa Farmiga is represented by New York-based Anonymous Content (Talent Management Company).

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6¼ in or 168 cm

Weight

54 kg or 119 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Taissa Farmiga has dated –

  1. Evan Peters (2014) – In 2014, Taissa was linked with actor Evan Peters. It was reported that they had grown extremely close while working on the TV series, American Horror Story: Coven.
  2. Hadley Klein (2014-Present) – Taissa started dating screenwriter and director, Hadley Klein in 2014. He made their relationship public by sharing a picture of them together on his Instagram account in October 2014. They prefer to keep their relationship out of the public eye, which has often led to speculation that they might have separated. But she posted a picture of them holding hands in May 2018 on her Instagram to pull all such speculation to bed.
Taissa Farmiga with Hadley Klein in Mexico City in August 2018
Taissa Farmiga with Hadley Klein in Mexico City in August 2018 (Hadley Klein / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Ukrainian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

She has also given ‘blonde’ highlights a try.

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Doe eyes

Brand Endorsements

In December 2012, Taissa Farmiga did modeling work for Jason Wu’s clothing line. The adverts were featured in the Teen Vogue.

Taissa Farmiga birthday picture in August 2017
Taissa Farmiga birthday picture in August 2017 (Taissa Farmiga / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Being cast in the role of Violet Harmon in the horror thriller TV series, American Horror Story: Murder House. She was then cast in the role of Zoe Benson in American Horror Story: Coven. She has made appearances in both roles in Roanoke and Apocalypse series of American Horror Story franchise.
  • Having played the lead role in the comedy movie, The Final Girls, which also had actresses, Malin Akerman and Nina Dobrev in important roles
  • Being cast in the lead role of Sister Irene in the horror movie, The Nun (2018)

First Film

In 2011, she made her theatrical film debut in a minor role in the drama movie, Higher GroundThe movie was her older sister Vera Farmiga’s directorial debut. She was asked to play the younger version of her sister’s role.

First TV Show

In 2011, Taissa Farmiga made her first TV show appearance on the horror thriller series, American Horror Story: Murder House.

Taissa Farmiga Favorite Things

  • Outdoor Activity – Hiking and Snowboarding
  • Movies – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Black Swan (2010), Inception (2010)
SourceIMDb
Taissa Farmiga talking about her mental health in May 2018
Taissa Farmiga talking about her mental health in May 2018 (Taissa Farmiga / Instagram)

Taissa Farmiga Facts

  1. Initially, she had no intentions of becoming an actress and instead, wanted to become an accountant. She was looking for universities when she was cast in Higher Ground. 
  2. She was persuaded to appear in Higher Ground by her sister Vera Farmiga, who had offered Taissa a 2004 Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck if she agreed to work in the movie.
  3. The first ever audition she did was for her role in American Horror Story and she managed to ace it in a single go.
  4. In her free time, she loves to play guitar.
  5. She also considers herself an expert in making origami cranes.
  6. When she was born, her mother was 45 years old. While her father had crossed the mark of 51 years.
  7. Her solid performance in Higher Ground helped her get a representation contract from the prestigious talent agency, ICM Partners.
  8. In 2016, she made her stage debut with the Off-Broadway revival of Sam Shepard’s drama Buried Child. She was cast in an important role of Shelly.
  9. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Featured Image by Taissa Farmiga / Instagram

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