Larisa Sinelshchikova was
born February 10, 1963, Psebay, Krasnodar Krai,
In 1984 graduated from Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS).
From April 1993 to January 1998 - vice-president of the TV-6
(Russia) television channel.
From April 1998 to 2001 - CEO of Russian TV production company
From 2001 to 2007 - Chairman of the Board of Directors of VID.
On July 24, 2007 Larisa Sinelshchikova founded and became the
sole owner of
Krasny Kvadrat (Red Square) - the
first Russian content production holding includes the production
of original television formats, distribution of copyrights and
In May 2009 Krasny Kvadrat held Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in
From 2007 to 2014 Larisa Sinelshchikova was the producer of TV
shows The Voice (Russia TV series), The Voice Kids (Russia),
Fabrika Zvyozd (Russian version of the Endemol format Operación
Triunfo), Minute of Fame, Prozhektorperiskhilton, Strictly Come
Dancing (Russia), Main Scene (Russian version of the X Factor)
and Big Difference (Russian parody TV show).
Member of the Russian Academy of Television (since 1998).
The Laureate of TEFI - Russian National TV award.
Awarded the Medal of the Order "For
Merit to the Fatherland" II class Civilian (November 27, 2006) -
for outstanding contribution to the development of national
television in the Russian Federation and many years of fruitful
activity and the Medal of the Order "For Merit to the Fatherland" I class
Civilian (April 23, 2008) - for development of national
television and civil society in the Russian Federation.
Has a daughter, Anastasia (1983), and a son, Igor (1985).