Born in a small town called Cullman in Alabama, Channing Tatum initially attended Tampa Catholic High School and then Glenville State College in Glenville. His initial days were not bereft of struggle as he quit his job to start working as a stripper at a local nightclub under the pseudonym “Chan Crawford”. He was then found by a talent agency and thus began his modelling career. Tatum’s talent as a dancer was quickly discovered and initially he appeared in some music videos as a dancer and this quality later earned him worldwide fame in the blockbuster series “Step Up” and “Step Up 2: The Streets.” He worked in many TV commercials for popular brands. Tatum soon landed his first debut film “Coach Carter (2005)” directed by Thomas Carter.
Other films in his kitty were “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”, “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”, “ White House Down”, “ The Dilemma”, “ Foxcatcher” and so on. His portrayal of
Magic Mike in the film of the same name won him many accolades and appreciation. It was loosely based on Tatum’s life of a stripper before he joined the Hollywood. He had previously stated that he wants to make a movie based on his life as a stripper and “Magic Mike” realized his dreams. He along with his wife
Jenna Dewan have started two production companies namely- “33 and Out Productions” and “Iron Horse Entertainment”. Tatum became a father to a baby girl in 2013 and named her Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum. He opened up to being dyslexic and suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder as a child. Tatum believes that it was “sheer luck” that got him where he is today. His looks and physique are also a reason for his worldwide popularity. No wonder he has established his fan base all around the globe due to his disarming personality.