Channing Matthew Tatum is an American actor and dancer born April 26, 1980 who has an estimated net worth of $50 million. After dropping out of college and working odd jobs, he eventually started working as a stripper under the name “Chan Crawford”. His first job as a dancer was in 2000 when he was cast in Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs” music video. He also soon started finding success as a model, working with fashion brands such as Armani and Abercrombie & Fitch. He also started to act in TV commercials for brands like Pepsi, along with his fame as a model growing.
He made his film debut in Coach Carter in 2005, with his breakthrough role coming the next year in Step Up. He became a mainstream actor in 2009 in the blockbuster action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, which also starred Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis. His experience as a stripper inspired his iconic role in 2012’s Magic Mike and its 2015 sequel with Matthew McConaughey. In 2012 he also became well known for his comedic talent for his starring role in 21 Jump Street and it’s sequel, co-starring Jonah Hill.
He is married to actress and dancer Jenna Dewan, who he met on the set of Step Up. They have a daughter together, as well as a variety of rescued animals on their ranch. Tatum is a known animal lover and has helped out with causes such as the Cause For Paws: All Star Dog Spectacular to help adopt dogs.