Danny Pintauro is a former child star that became a household name after his appearance on many TV series including Who’s the Boss? and the horror classic Cujo.
He has had a lot of stellar roles in his career but he also had fans questioning his sexuality when he was younger and they are also incredibly curious to know about his husband.
Danny Pintauro Husband: Who Is Danny Pintauro Married To?
Danny Pintauro is married to a man named Wil Tabares. He is a musician and released an alum back in 2002.
Tabares frequently performs at the spotlight lounge and is a well-known singer in the Los Angeles area.
They tied the knot on 3rd April 2014, they moved from Nevada to California to get married as gay marriage was illegal in Nevada. Finally, their wedding ceremony was held in Dana Point, California.
Pintauro was quick to say after they were engaged that Nevada wouldn’t allow them to get married so they would move to California once Prop 8 was overturned, eventually, they did and as of 2020 have been married for 6 years.
Wil Proposed To Danny In An Elaborate Way
The pair got engaged in April 2013, Wil made a video of him holding up a ring when they went to Palm Springs for their one year anniversary.
Wil had to be careful in replicating the video in the same exact spot that Danny was sitting in. Then he showed him the video and when Danny looked up to see, Wil was holding the ring in his hands.
They got married a year later.
Danny Pintauro Told Wil That He Was HIV Positive
Pintauro found out that the had contracted HIV when he was 27 years old. He was infected after he participated in unsafe oral s*x. At the time, he was also a meth addict who had gotten multiple wounds and scars in his mouth and teeth due to the drug.
In addition to this, his immune system had also been compromised due to the heavy use of meth.
When he and Wil went on their first date, he told him flat out. In an interview, he said that he was afraid to tell him but he had to be honest.
According to the former actor, the pair had not even kissed yet. However, the two were a match made in heaven as Wil didn’t even flinch and said ‘I’m not scared of it at all.’”
Danny Pintauro’s Net Worth
The former actor and child actor Danny Pintauro has a net worth of around $600,000 as of August 2020.
He made the bulk of his net worth from his career as an actor. Pintauro left acting and managed a PF Chang’s restaurant in LA. Then he moved on to working as a vet tech at Austin Pets Alive.
The leading man is also a passionate activist and has advocated intensely for LGBTQ rights.
Pintauro’s Age In 2020
Danny Pintauro was born Daniel John Pintauro on January 6, 1976, and is 44 years old as of August 2020. He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, and is a Caucasian with American nationality.
He started his career in acting in 1982 with the TV show As the World Turns when he was just 6 years old. Then, he was cast in Who’s the Boss? in 1984. This would go on to become his best-known role after he played on 196 episodes of the show after a minor role on Highway to Heaven in 1987.
Another one of his well-known roles is a horror film and classic Cujo. Apart from this, he had a few TV appearances and films but quit acting later on.
He was around 21 years old when he had to come out as gay and a tabloid threatened to do it for him.