Luba Farmiga is the mother of a famous American actress, Vera Farmiga. Vera Farmiga is an Academy Award-nominated actress for her starring role in “Up in the Air.”

However, people recognize her best for her role in a famous horror movie series, “The Conjuring.”

Quick Info
Birth Name
Lubomyra “Luba” Spas
Birth Date
Birth Place
Current City
Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
Theodor Spas
Nadia Pletenciw
Ukrainian, American
Michael Farmiga
Stephan, Victor, and
Alexander Farmiga
Vera, Nadia,
Laryssa, Taissa Farmiga
Social Media
School Teacher
Salaryover $60 thousand
Net WorthN/A
Luba Farmiga's seven children
Luba’s seven children Source: MarriedCeleb


Luba was born in Ukraine, and thus she has Ukrainian nationality. Ukrainian parents raised her. Her father’s name was Theodor Spas, and her mother’s name was Nadia Pletenciw. Luba’s birth name is Lubomyra “Luba” Spas. Her parents were born in the early 1920s, and they met each other during World War II in a camp in Karlsfeld, Germany. Further detail regarding her siblings is yet to be disclosed.



Farmiga’s educational background hasn’t been disclosed yet. But she enrolled her children in a Catholic School and gave them a proper education.


What is the profession of Farmiga?

Luba is a teacher by profession, and her husband, Michael Farmiga, is a landscaper. Michael used to work as a system analyst before. But Luba did not gain fame throughout her career. Instead, all the credit goes to her two daughters Vera Farmiga and Taissa Farmiga, whose fame earned her public attention.

Vera Farmiga is a successful actress. She started from a theatre, and now she has performed in many successful films. Some of her major movies and tv series appearances are “Up in the Air,” “When They See Us,” “The Departed,” “Nothing But the Truth,” “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas,” etc.

Taissa Farmiga Red Carpet Moment
Farmiga’s Youngest Daughter, Taissa Farmiga Red Carpet Moment Source: Red Carpet Fashion-Awards

Taissa Farmiga, on the other hand, is also a well-known actress. Taissa has played several films and tv series, among which “Higher Ground,” where she appeared with her sister Vera. Other films are “At Middleton,” “Mindscape,” “6 years,” “What They Had,” “The Long Dumb Road,” “We Have Always Lived in the Castle,” etc. Some of her major television appearances are “American Horror Story: Murder House,” “Wicked City,” and “American Horror Story: Coven.”


Personal Life

Luba moved to Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, along with her husband, Michael Farmiga. Details regarding her marriage with Michael are yet another mystery. Luba gave birth to seven children, namely Stephan, Vera, Nadia, Victor, Alexander, Laryssa, and Taissa Farmiga. She gave birth to Vera Farmiga in 1973. French actor Sebastian Roche is her ex-son-in-law and American musician, Renn Hawkey is her current son-in-law. Luba’s daughter, Taissa, is married to Hadley Klein, and all of her children are already settled by now.

Luba is currently living her retired life, watching all seven children live their own lives and settle down. She has two grandchildren from her daughter Vera Farmiga namely Fynn and Gytta. Her youngest daughter, Taissa, tied her knot in August 2020.


Physical Description

Luba’s birthday and physical measurements are still a mystery to us as she barely makes herself visible in public. However, she is probably in her 70s.


Social Media

Farmiga is not a social media user and hasn’t shown any interest in making one yet. However, her daughter, Vera Farmiga, is an active social media user and has over 1 million followers on Instagram. In addition, Luba’s younger daughter, Taissa Farmiga, is also famous and has over 2.1 million followers on Instagram.

Luba Farmiga's daughter Vera Farmiga with her husband and chidlren
Farmiga’s eldest daughter, Vera Farmiga, with her husband and children Source: Twitter


Net worth

Luba is a school teacher. The average salary of a school teacher in the United States is over $60 thousand. Considering the period of her teaching profession, we believe she has a net worth of over several hundred thousand. She also shares her net worth with her husband. Not to mention her daughters Vera and Taissa are millionaires. Her youngest, Taissa, has a net worth of $1.5 million as 2021, and Vera has a $10 million net worth.


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