Channing Tatum is an American actor, dancer and former striper. He was born under the name Channing Matthew Tatum on April 26, 1980 in Cullman, Alabama, U.S. he made his film debut in the drama movie Coach Carter in 2005. However, Tatum became famous after his lead role in a romantic drama Dear John in 2009.
Early Life and First Movies
Channing Tatum appeared professionally in front of the cameras for the first time as a model. Parallel to his career as a fashion model, Tatum began acting in 2004. He was cast for a role on CSI: Miami which opened a door to future film projects. Thus, he got roles in more than twenty movies including Havoc, Haywire, Foxcatcher, Magic Mike XXL, The Vow and Dear John.
Tatum spent his childhood in Cullman, Alabama and Wetumpka, later, he moved to Mississippi when he was 6 years old.
Channing Tatum spent his sophomore year of high school at Gaither High School in Tampa, Florida. After that he went to Tampa Catholic High School. Upon graduation, Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia offered Tatum a football scholarship, but he turned it down to pursue his acting career. With his authentic performances, Tatum has secured a spot among Hollywood’s rising stars.
Tatum’s big success came in 2006, when he landed two lead roles in films ‘Step Up’, in which he co-starred with his present wife, Jenna Dewan, and ‘She’s the Man’. He was also cast for a lead role in ‘A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints’. This movie won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and brought Tatum nominations for both Gotham and Independent Spirit awards.
In 2009, Tatum played in two big projects: ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and ‘Public Enemy’, where he co-stared with Christian Bale and Johnny Dep. Furthermore, he stared in the romantic drama ‘Dear John’ and another romance movie ‘The Vow’ with Rachel McAdams. Afterwards, ’21 Jump Street, an action comedy.
In addition, Tatum is proud of his work with the director Steven Sodeberg in films ‘Havoc’, ‘Magic Mike’ and ‘The Bitter Pill’.
A modeling agent discover Tatum in Miami and soon after he signed a contract with the modeling agency and began his modeling career. He appeared in ads for famous clothes brands like Gap, Nautica, American Eagle Outfitters and many more. He also appeared in a few television commercials for Pepsi and Mountain Dew. Channing’s first job in front of a camera came when he was cast as a dancer in Ricky Martin’s music video for the song “She Bangs”.
Channing Tatum Wife
Tatum is a happily married man. His wife is Jenna Dewan. Jenna is also an actress and a dancer. She began her career as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and later worked with artists like Pink and Christina Aguilera. The couple met in 2006, while Tatum was shooting ‘Step Up’. They began their love affair soon after and got engaged two years later, in 2008. Finally, Tatum and his wife got married on July 11, 2009. They have one child together, a daughter Everly.
The couple doesn’t make an effort to hide the details from their private life away from the press. On the opposite, Channing even posted a photo of his wife Jenna Dewan naked in the bed once. What is more, they often gladly make comments about their ‘healthy and happy sex life’.
Channing Tatum Ney Worth and Income
Tatum has an income of $60 million. He made a great income with his up-to-date movies and is very likely to make much more in the future.
Age – How Old is Channing Tatum
The handsome American actor is 37 years old at the moment. He was born on April 26, 1980.
Channing Tatum Height and Weight
According to available information, Tatum is 6’1’’ or 1.85m tall. At the same time, his weight is about 80kg.
Channing Tatum Nationality and Ethnicity
According to some sources, Channing Tatum’s mother is half Native American and half Irish. However, there is also information that his father is French and 1/8 Black, so this famous actor belongs to mixed ethnicity. At the same time, he holds an American nationality.
|Born:||April 26 1980|
|Profession:||Actor – Dancer – Former striper|
|Net Worth:||$60 million|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
|Height:||6’1’’ or 1.85m|
|Married to:||Jenna Dewan|
|Education:||Glenville State College – Gaither High School – Tampa Catholic High School|