Get to Know ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Judge Bruno Tonioli’s Boyfriend

Bruno Tonioli is in a long-term relationship with Jason Schanne, whom he had been reportedly dating since 2010. They then held a commitment ceremony in 2012, which saw celebrity guests, including Perez Hilton and Johnny Weir.


Schanne was born on August 5, 1986, and he reportedly lived in Michigan, US. He is a model, however, his life is away from the spotlight, and his relationship with Tonioli is extremely private. Not to mention, Schanne is not active on social media, and he doesn’t have a known Instagram account, as of this writing.

Tonioli is 31 years older than Schanne. The two of them do not have a child together, and they “split their time between their London home and their stunning £2.5million home in West Hollywood,” as per The US Sun. Moreover, the ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Judge came out as gay when he was young, and he grew up in a small Italian town.

In an interview with The Mirror, he opened up about being a victim of homophobic bullying, sharing:

“When I was 10, I knew there was something different about me. Everyone was football-mad but I just wanted to watch musicals and see art.”

“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,” Tonioli further recalled.

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