“In reality, nobody gets successful in America by being lazy.”
“I am down-to-earth and not one of those starry, up-their-own-butt celebrities.”
“I started dancing before I could talk. Other babies learn to stand and then walk - I just danced.”
Bruno Tonioli (born on November 25, 1955 in Ferrara, Italy) is an Italian chorgeographer, dancer, author and TV personality. Tonioli has choreographed various music videos over the years for artists including Sting, Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Freddie Mercury and Duran Duran. Tonioli has also served as the choreographer for multiple feature films, including Ella Enchanted and What a Girl Wants. In 2013, he released an autobiography titled Bruno Tonioli: My Story. Tonioli is currently a judge on Dancing with the Stars.
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Bruno Tonioli is best known for being a judge on Dancing with the Stars.
Tonioli speaks Italian, English, Portuguese, Spanish and French. As a judge on dancing shows, Tonioli is well known for making exuberant comments and passionate critiques after couples’ performances. He is currently in a relationship with Jason Schanne.