Channing Tatum was born on April 26, 1980, in Cullman, Alabama. When he was 6 year old, his family relocated to Mississippi and there he grew up participating various sorts of sports like soccer, baseball, martial arts, football and track. After graduating in 1998, he got the chance to enter the Glenville State College under a sports scholarship. But, by this time, his interests had changed and he did not pursue with that opportunity.
For some time, Channing did a number of jobs starting from mortgage broker to salesman. It was later on that he changed his intentions and decided to become a model. He earned his first modelling success when he appeared in Ricky Martin's music video "She Bangs". Soon after, he was entered into a contract by a modelling agency based in Miami.
d a good amount of exposure during this time and was seen in the Vogue magazine. In late 2000, he participated in Men's Health magazine's fashion show in Florida. His soon was spreading gradually and he earned the attention of a number of top fashion labels like Abercrombie & fitch, Emporio Armani and others.
Channing Tatum also appeared in television advertisements for brands like Pepsi, American Eagle Outfitters. In 2001, he was selected by Tear Sheet magazine in their list of 50 Most Beautiful Faces.
Channing had to wait till 2004 to launch a career in acting. His first professional acting was in the show "CSI: Miami" and, then, he acted in the movie "Coach Carter". He was also seen in minor roles in movies like "War of the Worlds", "Supercross" and "Havoc".
Channing's 2006 movie "She's the Man" earned nice response and led to roles in more movies like "Step Up", "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints". It was for his role in the latter movie that he earned the award for Best Supporting Actor at the Independent Spirit Award. In 2007, he appeared in the movie, "The Trap".
2008 came with a number of projects for Channing Tatum. First was the sequel "Step Up 2 the Streets" and, then, he earned a prominent role in the movie "Stop Loss". Channing's other projects in 2008 were "Battle in Seattle" and "Fighting".
In 2009, he has roles in a series of high profile movies like "G.I. Joe", "Public Enemies" and "Parkour".
Why is he famous?
Channing Tatum is famous as an actor and fashion model in the past. His movie credits include "She's The Man", "Stop-Loss", "Step Up", "Battle in Seattle" and "G.I. Joe".
Here is one of his famous quotes:
"She's just hysterical either way, whether she's a guy or a girl!"
- Channing Tatum, on his costar Amanda Bynes in She's The Man.
- 5' 11" (180 cm) height, green eyes and brown - light hair.
Being born on 04/26 and Channing is a taurus and has an athletic body.
Channing dated Amanda Bynes and amongst other famous relationships was Eliska Amor.
Channing is also known as: Chan.
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