'We ask for your prayers': Scott Baio's wife diagnosed with brain tumor at 42 Former child actor Scott Baio's wife Renee was recently diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor. On Tuesday, the 54-year-old took to his Facebook page to share the news with his fans and followers writing: 'We ask for your prayers and support.' The Charles In Charge star and his 42-year-old spouse have been married for over seven years and are parents to a seven-year-old daughter Bailey. 'She's my rock': Scott Baio's wife Renee was diagnosed with a meningioma brain tumor in early June (pictured in February 2013) 'Just a few days ago we learned my wife, Renee has a meningioma brain tumor,' Scott explained. 'Although 90% of these types of tumors are benign they can cause serious problems depending on the size of the tumor and the location. We are waiting to learn the exact location to see if its operable Renee has been down some rough roads in her life, yet each time with her strong faith in God, she comes through a better and stronger person. During this time we ask for your prayers and support. My wife is my rock.' Adding: 'She refuses to even shed one tear, nor will she question God's will. Renee, Bailey and I will get through this and along the way maybe help educate others to get checked out (MRI with contrast) as 6500 people each year, mostly women get these tumors.' 'We ask for your prayers': The 54-year-old took to his Facebook page to share the news with his fans and followers on Tuesday Family: Scott and Renee have been married for over seven years and are parents to a seven-year-old daughter Bailey (pictured in March 2013) Also on Tuesday, Scott tweeted: 'Sometimes God throws you a curve ball. If any extra prayers, given them to @MrsScottBaio Thanks.' After receiving an outpouring of well wishes, Renee thanked her supporters with a message on her private Twitter account. 'Thank 4 well wishes. A Meningioma brain tumor is a bump in the road compared 2 the trials/tribulations my special needs kids live,' she commented. In 2007, daughter Bailey was falsely diagnosed with GA-1, a metabolic disorder, that affects special needs children. Scott rose to fame in the early Eighties starring in sitcoms such as Charles In Charge, Happy Days and most recently appeared on Arrested Development. Singer Sheryl Crow was diagnosed with a similar brain tumor in 2012.