Channing Tatum was born on April 26, 1980 in Kalman, Alabama, USA. As a youth, Channing was fond of sports and martial arts. Before becoming an actor, he tried his hand at several occupations - construction worker, seller of clothes, an assistant at the clinic for animals and even a dancer in a strip club.
Tatum drew the lucky ticket, once the shooting clip Ricky Martin's She Bangs. He was noticed and invited to appear for the magazine Men's Health. Thus began a modeling career Channing. He managed to shoot for Vogue, Citizen K, Out Magazine, worked with Nautica, Emporio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana.
For the first time on television Channing appeared in 2004 in a cameo role in the hit series "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Miami." Channing starred in several episodic roles - even in the "War of the Worlds" by Steven Spielberg, but the scene with his participation, alas, was cut.
Star Tatum began in 2006, when the screens came just two high-profile films: the comedy "She - man" (William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night") and the dance drama "Step Up." By the way, on the set of the latest film he met his future wife, Jenna Dewan, three years after they met, they were married in Hawaii.
Also in 2006, Channing Tatum played his first dramatic role in the film "How to Recognizing Your Saints" opposite Robert Downey Jr. and Shia LaBeouf.
In 2009 came the successful films with his participation - "Fight without rules", "Public Enemies" and "The Rise of Cobra".
2010 turned out to be as fruitful - premiered in Hollywood melodrama "Dear John" and, together with his wife, Jenna Dewan, Channing starred in the short film "The tenth year." Jenny, they founded the company 33andOut Productions.
And in 2011 will be released in theaters grand historical blockbuster "The Eagle" with Tatum in the title role.