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Bruno Tonioli
Judge Profile
Birth Date 25 November 1955 (1955-11-25) (age 68)
Hometown Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Season(s) Season 1, Season 2, Season 3
Season 4, Season 5, Season 6
Season 7, Season 8, Season 9
Season 10, Season 11, Season 12
Season 13, Season 14, All-stars
Season 16, Season 17, Season 18
Season 19, Season 20, Season 21
Season 22, Season 23, Season 24
Season 25, Athletes, Season 27
Season 28, Season 29, Season 30

Bruno Tonioli is a judge on Dancing with the Stars alongside Len Goodman and Carrie Ann Inaba.


Retrieved from abc.com
Bruno Tonioli has been a popular judge on Strictly Come Dancing, the U.K. version of Dancing with the Stars. He is a top choreographer and has worked on countless films, plays, music videos, commercials, concerts, trade shows and television series with such music icons as Elton John, Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury, Tina Turner and Paul McCartney. He starred alongside Carrie Ann Inaba on ABC's Dance Wars: Bruno Vs. Carrie Ann on ABC, and recently presented BBC Two's documentary West Side Stories – The Making of a Classic, as well as a radio program for BBC Radio 2, Bruno Tonioli at the Opera.

Tonioli started out as a dancer before moving on to become a successful choreographer. He has worked on such films as Ella Enchanted, What a Girl Wants, Enigma and Blow Dry. His long list of music video credits includes Sheena Easton's "Giving Up, Giving In", Wycliffe & Bono's "New Day United Nations Video for Kosovo", Elton John's "Please", Sting's "This Cowboy Song", Michael Jackson's "Give in to Me", Tina Turner's "Steamy Windows", The Rolling Stones' "One Hit", Paul McCartney's "Hope of Deliverance", and many more. Among his numerous concert credits are Tina Turner's Foreign Affairs and Duran Duran's World Tour. He also works in theatre and television.


  • Bruno is fluent in five languages: Italian, English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.
  • Bruno and longtime partner Jason Schanne had a commitment ceremony after the wrap of season 14.