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By on August 30, 2014

Birth Name

His birth name is Channing Matthew Tatum.


He goes by the nickname of Chan sometimes.

Age and Birth Date

Channing Tatum was born on April 26, 1980, so he is currently 34 years old. He will turn 35 years old in April of 2015.




Astrological Sign

His astrological sign is Taurus.

Birth Place

He was born in Cullman, Alabama.


Channing Tatum is an American citizen by birth.

Educational History

Originally, Channing began studying at the Gaither High School. Afterward, he ended up graduating from Tampa Catholic High School in 1998. Channing Tatum initally went to the Glenville State College in West Virginia, but decided to drop-out.



Although he started his career as a model, he is best known for his acting work. Channing has also worked as a director and a producer at various points in his career.


Father: Glenn Tatum

Mother: Kay Faust

Sister: Paige Tatum

Step-Brother: Christopher Anderson




6 feet 1 inches or 185 centimeters


83 kilograms or 181 pounds


He is managed by the company Management 360. This talent management agency is based in Beverly Hills, California.




He is often in action, drama and crime films.


Eliska Sursova (2004-2005)- In 2004, he began dating Eliska Sursova. He remained with the actress until 2005.

Jenna Dewan-Tatum (2005-current)- Beginning in 2005, he started to date the actress and dancer, Jenna Dewan-Tatum. The couple met when they were both on the set of the 2006 film, Step Up. Gradually, they began dating and fell in love. They became engaged in September of 2008. The following year, they were married. Together, the couple had their first child, Everly, on May 31 in 2013.


His family is comprised of primarily English ancestry. There are also ancestors from different parts of Europe.

Hair Color

He has light brown hair.

Eye Color

Tatum has green eyes.

Distinctive Features

He is known for his muscular figure.

Body Measurements

His chest spans a total of 42 inches while his waist is 32 inches in girth. Additionally, his biceps have a girth of 16 inches.

Shoe Size

10.5 (US)


His religious affiliation is not currently known.

Best Known For

He is best known for his film roles in 21 Jump Street, Step Up and Magic Mike.



First Film

He played Jason Lyle in the 2005 film, Coach Carter.

First Television Show

In 2004, he played the character of Bob Davenport in one episode of CSI: Miami.

Brand Endorsements

He has endorsed by major brands like Pepsi, American Eagle, Abercrombie & Fitch, Nautica, Dolce & Gabbana and Moutain Dew.

Channing Tatum’s Favorite Things

Favorite Color: Blue and Green

Favorite Place: His Uncle’s Ranch

Favorite Song: Usher’s You Make Me Wanna

Favorite Movie: the Moonies

Favorite Mythical Creature: Fairies

Favorite Workout: Marital Arts

Channing Tatum Facts

He won a Teen Choice Award for his performance in 21 Jump Street.

Before he became famous, he earned money as a male stripper.

Channing Tatum likes to read new scripts or current projects over while he takes a bath.

He and his wife have a dog named Meeka.

His mother was employed by the airlines while his father worked in construction.

Initially, he was discovered by a modeling agent on the streets of Miami. After modeling for the famed fashion magazine, Vogue, he gave up modeling because he wanted more of a challenge.

In 2014, Channing Tatum admitted that he may have a drinking problem. Although he claims that he is a high-functioning alcoholic, he told an interviewer from a magazine that he drinks too much.

Growing up, Tatum sometimes has problems in school because he suffers from ADHD and dyslexia. Despite these difficulties, he has stated that girls were his biggest distraction during his school years.

In his high school yearbook, he was selected as the most athletic. As a child, he played basketball, baseball and football. He was even offered a football scholarship to college, but decided that he did not want to use it.

He created the production company, 33andOut Productions with his wife.

Magic Mike featured Channing Tatum playing the role of the stripper. He said that the idea for the film came from his real-life experiences as a male stripper.

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