Bruno Tonioli

Bruno Tonioli is a well-known dancer, choreographer and television personality who hails from the country of Italy. At present he is extremely popular for his appearance on the British TV show, Strictly Come Dancing, in which Bruno Tonioli stars as a judge. The show’s American counterpart called Dancing With The Stars also features Bruno Tonioli as a judge.

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Dancing With The Stars airs on the ABC Network in the country of the United States of America. Bruno Tonioli is credited with co-creating the talent show named DanceX, which airs on the BBC Network and even co-created its American counterpart named Dance War: Bruno vs Carrie Ann

Personal Life

Bruno Tonioli was born on the 25th of November, in the year 1955 in the town of Ferrara, which is located in the North-Eastern Part of the country of Italy. Bruno Tonioli’s mother, a woman named Fulvia, was an employed by a local firm that specialized in stitching upholstery for car seats and his father, a man named Werther, was a bus driver by profession. It was until the age of 12 that Bruno Tonioli lived with his grandparents.

Since the age 20, Bruno Tonioli has lived in the city of London. Bruno Tonioli is proficient in 5 different languages including English, Italian, Portuguese, French and Spanish. As far as Bruno Tonioli’s sexual orientation is concerned, he is openly gay and has even been vocal about the bullying and homophobia he has had to face from people around him.

Career

Bruno Tonioli began his career in the early few years of the 1980’s and it was when he became a member of La Grande Eugène which is a Paris based company. Post this, Bruno Tonioli worked with Lindsay Kemp Company. Eventually, Bruno Tonioli became a freelance dancer. At present he is extremely popular for his appearance on the British TV show, Strictly Come Dancing, in which Bruno Tonioli stars as a judge.

The show’s American counterpart called Dancing With The Stars also features Bruno Tonioli as a judge. Dancing With The Stars airs on the ABC Network in the country of the United States of America. Bruno Tonioli is credited with co-creating the talent show named DanceX, which airs on the BBC Network and even co-created its American counterpart named Dance War: Bruno vs Carrie Ann.

His stint as a contributor to BBC helps him earn almost a quarter million pounds per year.Bruno Tonioli is an exemplary role model for many dancers across the globe and even his openness about his sexuality and his journey against discrimination is one worth reading about.

28 Sep, 2018