CHANNING Tatum sent pulses racing when he first stripped off for Magic Mike.
He is now one of the biggest actors in Hollywood – here’s everything you need to know about the hunky star…
Who is Channing Tatum? What are his biggest films?
Channing Matthew Tatum, 38, was born April 26, 1980, in Alabama, US, and is an actor and dancer.
His breakthrough role was in the 2006 dance film Step Up.
He is known for his portrayal of the character Duke in the 2009 action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and its 2013 sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
Channing hit the big time, thanks to his role as a stripper in Magic Mike (2012), and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL (2015).
The actor showed his funny side when he starred in the action-comedy film 21 Jump Street (2012) and its 2014 sequel, 22 Jump Street.
He has also appeared in romantic films such as Dear John (2010) and The Vow (2012).
Other films include She’s the Man (2006), The Dilemma (2011), White House Down (2013), the drama Foxcatcher (2014), The Hateful Eight (2015) and Hail, Caesar! (2016).
In 2017 he starred in The Lego Batman Movie, Logan Lucky and Kingsman: The Golden Circle.
In 2018 he provided the voice for Migo in the movie Smallfoot.
What is Channing Tatum’s net worth?
Channing is one of the highest paid actors in Hollywood.
He can command £25million for a movie – for Step Up he received a fraction of that, at £390,000.
He is estimated to be worth £60million.
Was Channing Tatum once a stripper?
Channing WAS a stripper back in the 90s in LA.
He based his Magic Mike films on his past.
Speaking about his time taking his clothes off for cash he told The Daily Telegraph: “It was one complete year of down-the-rabbit-hole crazy.
“I am glad I moved on … it definitely has some seedy, darker sides.”
He also admitted he “did a lot of bad things for one dollar bills” while working as an exotic dancer when he was just 19.
How did Channing Tatum meet his wife Jenna Dewan?
Channing and Jenna, who is also an actor, met back in 2006 while filming Step Up.
The pair got married in the summer of 2009.
Their daughter Everly was born in May 2013.
She wrote: “We fell deeply in love so many years ago and have had a magical journey together.
“Absolutely nothing has changed about how much we love one another, but love is a beautiful adventure that is taking us on different paths for now.
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Is Channing dating Jessie J?
In October 2018 it was reported that Channing was dating Jessie J after splitting from wife Jenna Dewan.
The actor has been seeing the 30-year-old singer for a few months, according to US Weekly.
Channing has been spotted at Price Tag star Jessie‘s concerts in Seattle and Salt Lake City.
They were also seen at a mini golf course, according to reports on social media.