Bruno Tonioli's partner is Jason Schanne. The couple had a commitment ceremony following season 14 of Dancing With the Stars, reports Heavy. Their guests included Perez Hilton, Johnny Weir and Evan Lysacek.
Tonioli is a former dancer and choreographer who grew up in a traditional Italian household. Although his conservative Catholic family never discussed his sexuality, Tonioli has said that he never had a girlfriend. Growing up, Tonioli was the only gay person in his village. Consequently, he experienced significant bullying from neighborhood children. He narrowly escaped a beating by a group of angry men on at least one occasion.