Channing Tatum was born Channing Matthew Tatum on April 26, 1980 in Cullman, Alabama to Kay and Glenn Tatum with one sister, Paige. His mother maintained a career as an airline worker and his father worked in construction. As a child, Tatum enjoyed dancing and playing sports, which eventually contributed to his successful career as an actor, model, and dancer.
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Channing Tatum is married to Jenna Dewan-Tatum, whom he met on the set of Step Up in 2006. The couple wed in July, 2009 at Church Estates Vineyard in Malibu, CA. They recently had their first child together, Everly, who was born on May 30, 2013.
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Tatum was first seen in Ricky Martin’s music video, “She Bangs,” and went on to co-star in Stop-Loss, She’s The Man, The Eagle, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, and Nicholas Spark’s Dear John. In 2009, he starred in Public Enemies and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. He also started two of his own production companies with his wife and a few other actors called 33andOut Productions and Horse Entertainment. Tatum’s most notable work has been his 2012 and 2013 projects that include appearing in Magic Mike, where he played a 19-year-old who enters the world of stripping. Admittedly a former male stripper, Tatum was the lead role as the script was written by Reid Carolin and loosely based on Tatum’s former occupation in Tampa. He also starred alongside Jonah Hill in 21 Jump Street and is set to also star in the sequel. 2013 continued to keep Tatum’s acting career busy with films that included Foxcatcher with Steve Carrell and Peter Pan Begin. He also starred in Side Effects alongside Jude Law and Rooney Mara, in addition to the film, White House Down with Jamie Foxx. Today, Tatum’s net worth is an estimated $50 million, as he is listed as the second highest paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes. In 2012, he earned an estimated $60 million from his films.