Tutta Larsen

Tutta Larsen (Russian: Тутта Лаpсeн; born July 5, 1974, village Khanzhenkovo-Severny, Makiivka,[1] Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR), born Tatyana Anatolyevna Romanenko (Russian: Татьяна Анатoльeвна Poманeнкo) is a VJ and TV presenter.

Tutta Larsen
Tutta Larsen 2009.jpg
Larsen in 2009
Tatyana Anatolyevna Romanenko

(1974-05-07) May 7, 1974 (age 46)
Alma materMSU Faculty of Journalism

She worked at the MTV Russia (1998 and 2008), Stolitsa FM, Channel Mother and Child and is the founder and leader of TUTTA.TV.[1]


When Tatyana was seven years old, her father left the family. Her mother remarried. Her stepfather, Yuri Belenky (born May 4, 1956), was a film producer.[2] At school she loved to organize matinees, plays, contest KVN. She studied English and ballet, and was fond of cycling and football, as well as extreme tourism, mountain climbing, rock climbing, kayaking, and orienteering. In 1990 in Makeyevka she graduated from music school in classical guitar, and in 1991 from a comprehensive school with a gold medal.[3][4][5]

Immediately after school she went to Moscow and entered the MSU Faculty of Journalism. During her studies in 1994, she trained in the advertising department of the company BIZ-Enterprises, where she began a career as a TV presenter. At that time, Tatyana began to use the pseudonym Tutta Larsen, derived from the names of the red fox cub Ludwig Larsen and the young chicken Tutta Carlson - fairy-tale characters of the Swedish children's writer Jan-Olof Ekholm [1][6][7][8][9]

In 1996-1998, Tutta Larsen worked as a leading music programs on the channel Muz-TV.[5] From 1996 to 2000 she was a DJ on the Radio Maximum.[2][5] From September 1998 to July 2008 [10][11] she worked as a DJ on the channel MTV Russia; she did live interviews, conducted music news, charts, talk shows about the problems of modern youth, a game show, and an awards ceremony channel. The new genre of music programs involved the transformation of the speaker into the VJ, a dialogue with the audience, etc. The music channel became a window into the world of youth.[5]

Tutta Larsen was a soloist with the bands Jazzlobster and Thaivox, and recorded as a singer more than one album. In 1998 she released her only album «Newbodyforms».[7][12]

In addition, she appeared in several music videos[13] and was a guest star in several television series.

From 2007, she worked on the Radio Mayak together with Dmitry Glukhovsky, later with Konstantin Mikhailov, Vladimir Averin and Gia Saralidze[14] и «Центральный комитет».[15] In 2010, Radio Mayak in Barnaul hosted the evening The Show Hit Home with Tutta Larsen and Gia Saralidze.[16]

In 2008, after working for ten years on MTV Russia, Tutta Larsen moved to the TV channel Zvezda,[17] where at the end of the year she released two documentaries about the Great Patriotic War.

From 23 April 2010 to 15 August 2014 one of the leading talk shows was Girls on the channel Russia 1.

In 2012, Tutta Larsen became a member of the Russian jury Eurovision Song Contest 2012.[18]

In May 2015 she launched her own channel TUTTA.TV, dedicated to the issues of motherhood, parenting, psychology and relationships.

Personal lifeEdit

Larsen's first husband was Maxim Galstyan, a musician and guitarist.[3] She was in a long-term relationship with journalist and writer Zakhar Artemyev, the older brother of singer Pavel Artemyev.[3] From that partnership a son was born in May 2005.[19] Her second husband is Valery Koloskov. The couple shares two children, a daughter born in 2010 and a son born in 2015.[3][20]

Larsen's two favorite poets are Alexander Pushkin and Federico García Lorca.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Биография Тутты Ларсен на личном сайте // tuttalarsen.ru
  2. ^ a b Сабина Дадашева. Тутта Ларсен рассказала журналу «HELLO!» о том, как познакомилась с мужем. Журнал «HELLO!» // ru.hellomagazine.com (6 апреля 2014 года)
  3. ^ a b c d Биография Тутты Ларсен. // 7days.ru
  4. ^ Биография Тутты Ларсен. // kicl.ru (2 декабря 2011 года)
  5. ^ a b c d Биография (краткая) Романенко Татьяны Анатольевны. Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine // rusperson.com
  6. ^ Персоны ТВ. Тутта Ларсен. «TvRadio.biz» // tvradio.biz
  7. ^ a b Тутта Ларсен. Биография. «Вокруг ТВ» // vokrug.tv
  8. ^ Псевдоним — Тутта Ларсен. «Псевдоним» // propsevdo.ru
  9. ^ ВИДЕО. Программа Юлии Меньшовой «Наедине со всеми. Тутта Ларсен». // 1tv.ru
  10. ^ Тутта Ларсен: "MTV мне больше неинтересно"
  11. ^ Тутта Ларсен сбежала с тонущего MTV?
  12. ^ Ларсен Тутта. Биография. «Российские звёзды шоу-бизнеса» // wm-biz.ru
  13. ^ Александр Рогоза. ВИДЕО. 5 чудесных клипов, снятых одной камерой с одного дубля. «U2», «Radiohead», «Foo Fighters», «Муха» и Анатолий Крупнов – в рейтинге «КП».
  14. ^ АУДИО. Эфиры передачи «Шоу Тутты Ларсен и Володи Аверина» на радио «Маяк» (2011 год). Интернет-проект «Moskva.FM» // moskva.fm
  15. ^ АУДИО. Эфиры передачи «Центральный комитет» на радио «Маяк» с Туттой Ларсен и Владимиром Авериным (2012 год). Интернет-проект «Moskva.FM» // moskva.fm
  16. ^ Передача «Шоу Тутты Ларсен и Саралидзе Гия» на радио «Маяк» в Барнауле (2010 год). Шутки в сторону – мы о серьёзном. Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine Региональный портал «НаАлтае.ру» // naaltae.ru (2 марта 2010 года)
  17. ^ «Победный» эфир телеканала «Звезда». // 7days.ru (апрель 2010 года)
  18. ^ "Команда радиостанции «Весна FM». Тутта Ларсен — ведущая программы «Большая рыба. Вечерний Live» (2014)". // vesna.fm. Archived from the original on 2014-11-29.
  19. ^ Галина Касьяникова. Тутта Ларсен — о своих родах, будущих детях и мужчинах. Как пережить предательство и дождаться любимого мужчину — откровенное интервью с известной телеведущей. 7ya.ru (3 декабря 2012 года)
  20. ^ 7days.ru

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