Who is Bruno Tonioli?
Bruno Tonioli is a prominent Italian choreographer, ballroom and Latin dancer, and television personality. He is a judge on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent and Dancing with the Stars in the USA on ABC TV. Also, he has judged on the British television dance competition Strictly Come Dancing. He then co-created and appeared on the BBC talent show DanceX and the American adaptation, of Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann.
How Old Is Bruno Tonioli?
He is 67 years old as of January 2023, having been born on November 25, 1955, in Ferrara, Italy. Bruno Tonioli shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Corbyn Besson, PopularMMOs, Pedri, Kevin Chamberlin, Trey Traylor, and many more.
Bruno Tonioli Family
Who are Bruno Tonioli’s Parents?
He was born to Werther Tonioli (Father) and Fulvia Tonioli (Mother).
Does Bruno Tonioli have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet showing whether he has siblings or not. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Bruno Tonioli Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
Bruno Tonioli Marital Status
He is gay and has a boyfriend by the name of Jason Schanne (born on August 5, 1986) a British model.
Bruno Tonioli Kids
He does not have any kids as of January 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Bruno Tonioli Career
In 1980, he performed as part of the group Duke and the Aces but did not win the United Kingdom’s competition to select an entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. He has worked as a choreographer in the music business for music videos, stage shows, and tours for artists such as; Tina Turner, Sting, Elton John, the Rolling Stones, Freddie Mercury, Sinitta, Boy George, Dead or Alive, Bananarama, and Duran Duran. In 1983, he danced in the Elton John video for “I’m Still Standing”. Moreover, he choreographed the band Arcadia’s music video for their song “Election Day” as documented in a 1980 documentary entitled The Making of Election Day.
And was the choreographer for Ella Enchanted’s Minnie Driver. Often, his commentary style includes colorful descriptives. Examples during his time with the U.S. Dancing With the Stars. However, a controversy arose following Bruno’s remarks to U.S. Dancing With the Stars contestant Michael Bolton and dance partner Chelsie Hightower on September 27, 2010, after the show, when a judge called Bolton’s jive dance the worst he had seen in all 11 seasons. In 2016, a surprise challenge saw him work with Jodie Sweetin and season 2 (U.S.) eventual-winner Nyle DiMarco and their professional partners.
During the sequence, saw the two celebrities swap their partners, thus seeing DiMarco and Keto Motsepe dance the tango in a ballroom hold with both men shirtless, and Motsepe lift and twirls DiMarco. This became the first time a same-sex pairing and in any franchise of the show. That same year in November, Bruno lent his name to an album released by Decca entitled An Italian Romance-a compilation of Italian songs by various artists selected by Bruno. The cover of the album was shot by John Mac. In November 2018, he presented the BBC Radio 2 series Bruno Tonioli at the Opera.
It was announced on June 24, 2021, that Anton Du Beke would replace Bruno as a permanent judge on Strictly Come Dancing for Series 19. On May 19, 2022, it was then announced that Bruno would not be returning to Strictly and that Du Beke would take over permanently. In October 2022, he went on to compete in the second series of The Masked Dancer as Pearly King. And he was in third place. On Christmas Day 2022, in the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, Bruno surprised viewers by singing “Don’t Leave Me This Way” by The Communards. In January 2023, he joined the judging panel on the British talent show Britain’s Got Talent.
Bruno Tonioli Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 7 inches (1.7m) and has unknown weight.
Bruno Tonioli’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has a net worth of $9 million.