Bruno Tonioli Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Bruno Tonioli Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth November 25, 1955
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Boyfriend Jason Schanne

Bruno Tonioli is an Italian choreographer, ballroom dancer, Latin dancer, and TV personality who is distinguished as a judge on the dance show Strictly Come Dancing and its American adaptation Dancing with the Stars. He is also noted for the co-creation of the dance reality shows DanceX and the American adaptation titled Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann. With time, he has amassed a huge fan base with more than 350k followers on Instagram and more than 400k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Bruno Tonioli

Nick Name

Bruno

Bruno Tonioli as seen in a picture taken while working out at the gym in September 2019
Bruno Tonioli as seen in a picture taken while working out at the gym in September 2019 (Bruno Tonioli / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Residence

He divides his time between the United Kingdom and West Hollywood, California.

Nationality

Italian nationality

Occupation

Choreographer, Ballroom Dancer, Latin Dancer, TV Personality

Family

  • Father – Werther Tonioli (Bus Driver)
  • Mother – Fulvia Tonioli (Seamstress)

Manager

Bruno is represented by Independent Talent Group Ltd.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Tonioli has dated –

  1. Jason Schanne (2012-Present)
Bruno Tonioli as seen in a picture taken with Slovenian dancer Aljaž Škorjanec in September 2019
Bruno Tonioli as seen in a picture taken with Slovenian dancer Aljaž Škorjanec in September 2019 (Bruno Tonioli / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He has English and Italian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Thin lips
  • Exuberant comments and critiques
Bruno Tonioli as seen in a picture taken in December 2019
Bruno Tonioli as seen in a picture taken in December 2019 (Bruno Tonioli / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Bruno has appeared in commercials for various brands such as –

  • Walkers
Bruno Tonioli as seen in a shirtless picture taken behind the scenes while getting ready on the set of Strictly Come Dancing in November 2019
Bruno Tonioli as seen in a shirtless picture taken behind the scenes while getting ready on the set of Strictly Come Dancing in November 2019 (Bruno Tonioli / Instagram)

Bruno Tonioli Facts

  1. He grew up in Ferrara, Italy.
  2. It was his parents’ dream to see their son work at a bank or become an account. However, even as a child, he wanted to enter the show biz.
  3. He was 18 years old when he left his home in pursuit of becoming a professional dancer. Tonioli relocated to Paris and joined a dance troupe there.
  4. His father worked as a bus driver and also painted cars while his mother was a seamstress for car upholstery.
  5. Growing up, he faced a lot of bullying due to his sexual orientation.
  6. As a child, Tonioli enjoyed watching musicals and looking at art.
  7. He was a favorite amongst the ladies because of his impressive dance moves. However, that meant that he had many enemies as well.
  8. In an interview, he once stated that he was chased down by a group of boys who held a broken bottle to him while they pinned him against the wall. Luckily, he managed to escape.
  9. In 1983, Bruno was featured in legendary singer and songwriter Elton John’s music video for I’m Still Standing.
  10. Tonioli has choreographed dance sessions for distinguished singers and songwriters such as Elton John, Duran Duran, The Rolling Stones, Freddie Mercury, Tina Turner, and Paul McCartney.
  11. Bruno choreographed the films Ella EnchantedThe Gathering Storm, and What a Girl Wants.
  12. As of January 2020, e has an estimated earning of £200,000 to £249,000 as a contributor to the BBC.
  13. Bruno was nominated for an Emmy award in 2006 and again in 2007.
  14. He is a multilingual person who can speak fluently in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian.
  15. It was his witty personality that helped the American adaption titled Dancing with the Stars rise up to be one of the top shows of ABC.
  16. Bruno is close friends with choreographer Arlene Phillips.

Featured Image By Bruno Tonioli / Instagram

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