Bruno Tonioli is a multifaceted personality who gained wide popularity for his appearance as a judge on the acclaimed British reality dance competition show Strictly Come Dancing. He also works as the judge in its American adaption, Dancing with the Stars.
Despite his professional accomplishments, Tonioli is quite confidential when it comes to his love life. Tabloids say the TV personality is in a long-time relationship with his partner Jason Schanne.
Let’s find out everything about his secret boyfriend, Jason!
Who is Bruno Tonioli’s partner Jason Schanne? They are dating since 2010
Jason has been into the limelight just for his link-up with Bruno Tonioli. Other than that, there is nothing more about him. He maintains a low-key existence out of the spotlight.
According to sources, Jason first met Bruno in 2010, and they are in a blissful relationship ever since. The duo had a committed ceremony after they were in a relationship for around two years in 2012. Many celebrities, including Perez Hilton and Johnny Weir, attended the event.
Are They Married? Still Keep Working to Take Their Romance Out of the Media
Looking at their long-lasting relationship, many people are curious to know if the two are married. However, the answer to the question is No. The couple isn’t yet married. They both have kept their love affair behind closed doors. Furthermore, they are yet to make a single joint public appearance. Besides, Bruno hasn’t ever talked about his relationship with Jason.
Romance Rumors With Another Guy
While Tonioli was still dating Jason, the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ judge became a matter of talk following his reported romance with a British model named Matt Law swirled on the web. The rumors about their relationship came out when the two appeared together at the Mary Poppins Returns premiere. But, they sternly denied the speculations and said they were just close friends.
What is Jason Schanne Net Worth?
The estimated fortune of Jason is still under review. Nonetheless, his long-time partner Bruno’s guesstimated wealth is $16 million. He receives a salary of £200,000 ($278,453) to £249,000 ($346,673.98) as a BBC contributor.
Additionally, sources say that Tonioli earns an annual salary of £880,000 ($1,225,193.20) per season for his work as a judge on ‘Strictly Come Dancing.’
Partner Bruno Tonioli Was Bullied at School Because of His Homosexuality
In an interview with Mirror, Bruno opened up about his ups and downs during his school days due to his homosexuality. Tonioli said that growing up in Ferrara, a small Catholic town in Italy, he “was the only gay in the village.” Because of this, many of his friends taunted and bullied him. He said,
“It was frightening. I really WAS the only gay in the village. I was labelled ‘the queenie guy’ and ‘the queer’, which was the worst thing you could be told in Italy in those days.”
Nevertheless, he overcame all those situations and walked the way to become one of the most recognized faces in the entertainment industry.
Take a look at the Hidden facts of Bruno Tonioli
Bruno, Jason Schanne’s partner, was born on November 25, 1955. He is the son of Werther Tonioli, a bus driver, and Fulvia Tonioli. His mother used to stitch car-seat covers. He spent his first 12-year living with his paternal grandparents.
Sadly, his mother died from a heart attack at 63. Later on, his father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and died in July 2001 at 70.
Moving towards his career, Tonioli is a dancer and TV personality. He developed a keen interest in musicals during his childhood days and left his country (Italy) at 18. He spent his next two years performing at the dance company La Grande Eugene.
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He then performed in London until making his transition into choreographing on Not The Nine O’Clock News. As a choreographer, Bruno worked for the likes of Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson.