Channing Tatum Facts His Biggest Fans Don’t Know!

Channing Tatum Facts

Channing Tatum has been an actor, model and dancer all his life. He grazes different covers of magazines.

If you are a Channing Tatum fan and you think that you know everything there is to know about him, then check these out:

Interesting Channing Tatum Facts

1 Before he became a stripper, he attended a semester at the University of South Florida. Unfortunately, he had a panic attack in his history class which resulted in walking out of school for good.

2 Channing Tatum traveled to stripper conventions in the late 1990s for his Chippendale-style stripping gig when he was 19 years old. The movie Magic Mike XXL was partially drawn from his experience attending stripper conventions.

3 He and his wife Jenna have matching tattoos that read “side by side” and written in Balinese language as part of their wedding vows.

4 However, his first big break in Hollywood was the 2000 Ricky Martin music video She Bangs. He was paid only $400 for the 7-day shoot.

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5 He made his way into the movie industry in 2005 when he was casted as a co-star in the movie Coach Carter.

6 He was discovered as a model first in the streets of Miami.

7 He did a lot of odd jobs before he made it big. This included being a brick layer and a store clerk at a department store.

8 When he graduated from high school, he got an athletic scholarship to a military school.

9 When he was growing up, he battled with dyslexia and ADHD. As a child, he felt like he was soulless. He never kept this fact about his childhood a secret.

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10 He was born on April 26, 1980 in Cullman Alabama. Channing’s mom worked as an airline company employee while his father worked in construction. His father, Channing, recalled was a tough guy to deal with.

Channing Tatum is a versatile guy who grew up surrounded with many obstacles in his life. He became one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood today not only for his good looks but for his talents. This is the reason why he was named as the Sexiest Man Alive in 2012 by People Magazine.

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