American actress and film director Vera Ann Farmiga was born on August 6, 1973 in Clifton, New Jersey, USA to Ukrainian parents Mykhailo and Luba Farmiga. Raised in a Ukrainian-American community, she attended school at Ukrainian Catholic school in Newark. Originally, she planned to study ophthalmology but in the long run, she decided to study at Syracuse University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts. In 1996, she experienced her first Broadway exposure and earned a significant role on Taking Sides. The same year, she participated on The Tempest and played the role Miranda. It was in 1997 when she landed her first big screen exposure, particularly playing the role Emily Elliot on the film Rose Hill. Because of her impressive performance, she eventually earned several roles both on films and television. Presently, she stars on the TV series Bates Motel and plays the role Norma Louise Bates.
To stay in good shape, the actress regularly visits the gym and performs different workouts such as exercises that focus more on her lower back, biceps, upper back, hamstrings, and chest.
Her diet, on the other hand, consists of fish, wild rice, quinoa, dark green vegetables, pecorino, sardines, lean meats, and beans.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 40)
Height: 170 cm | 5 feet, 7 Inches
Weight: 60 kg | 132 lbs
Bra/Bust Size: 10B | 32B
Waist Size: 58 cm | 23 in
Hip Size: 84 cm | 33 in