“The more you try to look sexy, the lamer it is, so you just have to commit to the comedy.”
Channing Matthew Tatum, also known as Chan, was born on 26th of April, 1980 in Cullman, Alabama. He has been famous from his early age and is a versatile actor, dancer, and model as well as film producer.
He is best known for his role in “Step Up” and “Coach Carter.” He another famous role is in the internationally successful movie “G.I.Joe: The Rise of the Cobra”.
He was very much athletic from his early age. He was good at playing football, martial arts, and baseball. He did not complete his study and worked as a stripper in the nightclub. He started his professional career as a model in 2000.
Not until 2004, he got a chance to work in TV series and the movies. He made his debut on the TV screen from “CSI: Miami” in the role of Bob Davenport. In the case of movies, he got an entry from the movie “Coach Carter.”
He played the role of Jason Lyle in this movie which was appreciated by the audience as well as the critics. In the same year, he got a chance to work in the movies such as “Havoc” and “Supercross.”
In 2006, he appeared in the dance movie “Step Up” as Tyler Gage. The viewers well appreciated his portrayal. He also got a chance to become the cast member of “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.”
He has also worked in successful love stories movies such as “Dear John” and “The Vow.” These movies made him reach in the new height as well.
In 2009, he got the main role in the internationally successful movie “G. I. Joe” though this movie was not well received by the critics; it earned more than $300 million at the box office.
He became a producer from the movie “21 Jump Street” where he has also played the main role. His successful recent movies are “The Lego Movie,” “Foxcatcher” and “22 Jump Street”.
His upcoming movies are “Magic Mike XXL” and “Jupiter Ascending.” From the movie “Magic Mike XXL,” he also became the writer of the movie.
From his unique acting and his hard work, he has won many awards as well. In 2006, he won Special Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival from the movie “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.”
From the movies “Stop-Loss” and “Step Up 2”, he has won Teen Choice Award. Lately, he has won Teen Choice Award in Comedy from the movie “21 Jump Street”. Moreover, he has been nominated for many other awards as well.
He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and has the weight of 83 kg. Once, he was known as a fat guy as well. But he maintained his body from the regular exercise. He is a married person who made actress Jenna Dewan her wife.
They started dating in 2006 while filming “Step Up” and both girlfriend and Tatum decided to get married in 2009. Jenna became pregnant with her first baby in 2013.
Both of them love the kids. In the name of children, they have got one daughter. As they are happily married till now, the question of divorce is not sensitive to them.
As he got married recently, most of the people believed that he is a gay or bisexual at first. He has a masculine body, and his shirtless pictures are viral on the social sites. He has the net worth of $60 million.
You can watch his movies, dancing and TV shows on YouTube. You can also follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. His full biography is available on Wikipedia and IMDB.