About Channing Tatum

Channing Matthew Tatum, also called Channing Tatum, is an American actor, model. He is best known for his blockbuster role, and fans loved movies like Coach Carter, 21 jump Street, G.I Joe, and Magic Mike. Tatum’s breakthrough movie was the dance film Step Up, where he portrayed Tyler Gage. He is an award-winning actor and has been nominated in many award categories.

Quick Info
Full NameChanning Matthew Tatum
Date of BirthApril 26, 1980
Birth PlaceCullman, Alabama, U.S.
Parent(s)Glenn Tatum and Mother Kay Tatum
OccupationActor, Producer, Dancer
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Jenna Dewan
​(m. 2009; div. 2019)
Jessie J (present)
Net worthUS $80 million

Early Life

On April 26, 1980, Channing Matthew Tatum was born to Father Glenn Tatum and Mother Kay Tatum. Channing was born in Cullman, Alabama. His father used to work in construction, and his mother worked in an airline. He has two siblings, sister Paige Tatum and Stepbrother Christopher Anderson. The Tatum family moved to Mississippi when Channing was only six years old. Throughout his childhood, Channing was a very athletic child and played many sports like football, baseball, etc. and trained in martial arts.

Channing Tatum then moved to Florida, where he studied in Gaither High School and completed his high school in Tampa Catholic High School. Channing then earned a scholarship from football to Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia.  Tatum later dropped out of college after he eventually lost interest in football. After dropping out of college, he worked in many places and changed many jobs. He also worked as a stripper, construction worker. After some time, he moved to Miami, where he was approached by a talent agent in the streets and convinced Tatum to join modeling. His first work was with Ricky Martin’s music video ‘She Bangs.’

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Channing Tatum’s most early TV record was in 2000, where he was cast as a dancer in MV “She Bangs” by ‘Ricky Martin.’ He earned $400 from that. Soon he was modeling for major brands like: ‘Armani,’ ‘American Eagle’ etc. Also, he was featured in TV commercials of Pepsi and Mountain Dew in the year 2002. In 2001 he appeared in ‘Vogue Magazine’ and was listed as one of ‘50 Most Beautiful Faces’ by ‘Tear Sheet magazine’ in October of the same year. Tatum’s first step in the entertainment industry was back in 2005. Because of his athletic body, he got a supporting role in the movie ‘Coach Carter’ playing ‘Jason Lyle.’

After playing supporting roles in the movies ‘Supercross’ and ‘Havoc,’ Tatum got an opportunity to star in the 2006 film ‘She’s The Man’ alongside actress ‘Amanda Bynes.’ The movie claimed good reviews from critics. The same year, the actor starred in a dance film ‘Step Up’ as ‘Tyler Gage’ alongside ‘Jenna Dewan’ his former wife. He played a drama film, ‘A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.’ The second sequel of ‘Step Up,’ I.e. ‘Step Up 2: The Streets’, came out in 2008, and he starred in the film. The same year he co-starred war film ‘Stop-Loss.’ In the year 2009, Channing worked in three movies, ‘Fighting,’ ‘Public Enemies’, and ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’.

In 2010, Channing Tatum worked in films ‘Earth Made of Glass’, ‘The Son of No One’ and led in another war film ‘Dear John.’ The year 2012 was a great success for the big guy. He taught in the movie ‘The Vow’(Romantic Film), ‘Magic Mike’ (Comedy), and awesome action-comedy ‘21 Jump Street’; all of them were a great success in the Box Office. Channing Tatum also produced the hits ‘21 jump street’ and ‘Magic Mike.’ 2013 too, was a successful year for him as he played in the blockbusters ‘White House Down’ and the sequel of the 2009 film, ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’. The Second sequel of ‘21 Jump Street’, the ‘22 Jump Street’, came out in 2014, where he reprised ‘Jenko.’

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In 2015, Channing Tatum portrayed a male stripper’s role in the movie ‘Magic Mike XXL’ and worked in a Sci-Fi movie ‘Jupiter Ascending.’ In 2017, Tatum portrayed ‘Jimmy Logan’ in a heist comedy movie ‘Logan Lucky.’ He also voiced the character ‘Superman’ in the two ‘The Lego Movie’ in 2014 and 2017. Channing portrayed ‘Migo’ in the 2018 movie ‘Smallfoot.’ Tatum’s latest work is his lead role of ‘Gambit’ in the film ‘Gambit’ in 2020.


Personal Life

Channing Tatum was married to Jenna Dewan, who he met on their movie Step Up in the year 2006. They married on July 11, 2009, in Malibu, California. The couple gave birth to their first baby in May of 2013 in London, named Everly. Their relationship was going well for about nine years, but on April 2, 2018, they announced that they were separating. Jenna filed for divorce, and the divorce was finalized in November of 2019. But before their divorce was finalized, Channing started dating Jessie J, an English singer.

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Age, Height, Nationality and other facts

Born on April 26, 1980, Channing is 40 years (at the time of writing). He was born in Alabama, the United States, so he an American and belongs to the white race. Channing is 6 feet and 2 inches tall, which is 1.88 meters and 188 centimeters. The 40-year-old actor has a very buff body and weighs about 82.2 kg (181 lbs.).

Channing is a bodybuilding freak and has the body to support this statement. He has a massive chest of 42 inches and 16 inches Biceps. The American has a fair complexion accompanied by perfect green eyes and light brown hair. His Zodiac sign is Taurus. Tatum is handsome and was once ranked 17 in Glamour Sexiest Man Alive in 2012 by People magazine. 


Net Worth

Channing Tatum is a well-known superstar who has worked on various blockbusters and has earned a net worth of about $80 million.