“Girls were always my biggest distraction in school.”
“I’m gonna give it five more years and then say, ‘Get me some fat roles, boys!'”
“I learned to dance at quinceañeras – big [15th] birthday parties for Spanish girls. It was always funny to bring the white guy out [on the floor] and let him look like a fool.”
Channing Tatum (born in Cullman, Alabama on April 26, 1980) is an actor, model, dancer, and film producer. As a child and teenager, Tatum was very involved in sports and his classmates at Tampa Catholic High School voted him most athletic. He went on to attend Glenville State College, but later dropped out. He then started working as a stripper at a nightclub, using the name “Chan Crawford”. Later, he began modeling for brands, such as Armani and Abercrombie & Fitch. Tatum moved onto acting and has starred in major films such as Step Up, She’s the Man, Dear John, The Vow, and 21 Jump Street. He was nominated for several awards for his roles in these movies. Currently, he is beginning to produce his own movies, and hopes to star in them, as well.
Best Known For:
His dancing in Step Up, and hilarious role in 21 Jump Street.
Tatum married his Step Up costar, Jenna Dewan, on July 11, 2009. They had their first daughter, Everly, in May 2013.