Who is Nataša Zajc, Julian Rhind-Tutt's Wife?
Nataša Zajc is a makeup artist and yoga instructor. She is the wife of British actor Julian Rhind-Tutt. Originally from Slovenia, she speaks Slovenian and has passed the talent on to her and Tutt’s son, Lucian. Lucian was born in August of 2012, making him about five years old. Tutt’s brother has five children, who although much older, enjoy playing with their young cousin. The couple owns a house in Slovenia, and move between England and Slovenia. Tutt is currently 49 years old, while Zajc’s age is unknown.
Nataša Zajc and Julian Rhind-Tutt's Relationship
Zajc and Tutt made their formal debut as a couple in 2009 when he attended a party thrown in her honor by Playboy Magazine when she was named Playboy girl of the year. Zajc worked for Playboy as a makeup artist at the time. Speculation says that they met earlier that year in Paris, where they were both working. The pair has always been private, and do not release many details of their relationship to the media. ‘Govorise,’ a Slovenian news site, reported that during the Playboy party in 2009, the future husband and wife were inseparable and very attentive to each other.
Nataša Zajc's Career
Natasa Zajc is a Slovenian dancer, makeup artist, and yoga instructor. After graduating from cosmetology school, she went to Zagreb to do makeup for film and television. As an assistant to Tina Cavazza, she was the makeup artist on ‘Villa Maria,’ the first Croatian soap opera. 'Villa Maria' started in 2004 and ran for only one season. Zajc was also on the makeup team for on ‘Love in Offside,’ a family drama about three families in Zagreb. The series was also Croatian and produced by the same company called AVA production. ‘Love in Offside’ ran for two seasons from 2005 to 2006, and is better known by its Croatian name, ‘Ljubav u Zaledu.’ During the late 2000’s, she joined Playboy Magazine’s makeup team. She was shown in behind the scenes photos and videos, and eventually built up a small fan base of her own. Playboy asked her to model for some photos, and she eventually said yes. The photos were taken in a dance studio because of her background as a dancer and inspired by the film ‘Flashdance,’ a favorite of Natasa’s.
I can not live without movement, and when I discovered all the sides of yoga and understanding that this could be a very dynamic art, I simply fell in love.
Nataša Zajc on her love of yoga, translated from Slovenian
Zajc currently teaches yoga at a studio in Nataraja, Slovenia. She and Tutt move in between England and Slovenia at different times during the year. Zajc also gives massages. During her teens, she attended the Kazina Dance School in Slovenia and sees yoga as a continuation of her passion for movement. She has also been vocal about her support of freedom of choice in birth in Slovenia. Zajc wrote that she chose to give birth with only a midwife present instead of a medical doctor. She considers pregnancy and birth beautiful and natural experiences in woman’s life, and was firm in her choice to give birth away from a hospital.
Julian Rhind-Tutt's Career
Julian Rhind-Tutt has been a prominent British actor for many years. He is most famous for his role in the Channel 4 sitcom ‘Green Wing,’ on which he played Dr. “Mac” McCartney. ‘Green Wing’ ran for two seasons from 2004 to 2006. The show was created by Victoria Pile, who had previously worked on sketch comedy show ‘Smack the Pony,’ in which Tutt also appears in one episode. ‘Green Wing’ is set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital Trust, and revolves around the lives of the staff. Tutt is one of the main characters, along with Tamsin Greig as Dr. Caroline Todd, and Stephen Mangan as Dr. Guy Secretan. ‘Green Wing’ combines sketch comedy with dramatic plotlines and improv. The actors were all encouraged to make up their jokes within the structure of the script. The show has become a cult classic since its end in 2006 and was praised at the time of its release for being innovative and funny. Most recently, Tutt has been featured in long-running British crime drama, ‘Silent Witness.’ He played a villain named David Cannon, and guest starred in two episodes of the show called ‘Moment of Surrender--Part One’ and ‘Moment of Surrender--Part Two.’ He was also in nine episodes of British drama ‘Britannia,’ in 2017 and 2018. Tutt has been acting since 1994 and has had parts in many movies and television series. Most notably, he has had roles in films ‘Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,’ ‘Stardust,’ and ‘Notting Hill.’ He has appeared in episodes of several British television series, including ‘Merlin’ and ‘Black Books’ with fellow ‘Green Wing’ star Tamsin Greig.
Nataša Zajc’s net worth is currently estimated at $18 million. Julian Rhind-Tutt’s net worth is estimated at $14 million. Neither she nor Tutt has Instagram pages, but you can find Zajc on Facebook, where she goes by the name Nataša Rhind-Tutt, with a simple search. Photos of them and their son are abundant online.