Channing Tatum was born on April 26, 1980, and he is an American actor. Channing Tatum was born in Cullman, Alabama. The parents of Channing Tatum are Kay Tatum and Glenn Tatum.
Kay Tatum is an online worker and Glenn Tatum is a construction worker. When Channing Tatum was only six years old, his family moved to Pascagoula, Mississippi area and he grew up around the Pascagoula River which had a rural setting.
Even though Channing Tatum was in school, his performance wasn’t the best due to attention deficit disorder (ADD) and dyslexia.
Initially, he attended Gaither High School but when his parents gave him the chance to decide between private high school or attending a military school, Channing Tatum opted to attend Tampa Catholic High School.
He successfully graduated from Tampa Catholic High School in 1998. He furthered his education at Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia on a football scholarship but couldn’t complete.
Back at home, Channing Tatum took to menial jobs to make ends meet. While growing up, Channing Tatum used to engage in football, soccer, track, and baseball. It needs to be mentioned that he also practised wuzuquan kung fu.
He made his debut appearance in a drama titled Coach Carter in 2005. In 2006, his role in the film Step Up became his breakthrough. He became much popular due to the roles he played in the sports comedy She’s the Man (2006), the comedy-drama Magic Mike (2012) and its sequels Magic Mike XXL (2015) and Magic Mike’s Last Dance (2023), the latter two of which he also produced, and in the action-comedy 21 Jump Street (2012) and its sequel 22 Jump Street (2014).
Other films Channing Tatum has acted in include White House Down (2013), Foxcatcher (2014), The Hateful Eight (2015), Hail, Caesar! (2016), Logan Lucky (2017), The Lost City (2022) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) and its sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013).
In 2022, Time magazine named Channing Tatum as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.
The US Weekly also reported that Channing Tatum once worked as a stripper and his work experience as a stripper inspired the movie Magic Mike.
Channing Tatum married actress Jenna Dewan on July 11, 2009, in Malibu, California and they have a daughter born in 2013.
However, Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan separated and had their divorce in November 2019. Between 2018 and 2020, Channing Tatum dated Channing Tatum. He also dated Zoë Kravitz in 2021.
Channing Tatum Siblings
Channing Tatum has only one sibling. His sibling is called Paige.