- Birthday26th Apr, 80
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusMarried
Football player from a military school, successful model in college days, gained great recognition in T.V serials and became the ‘shirtless icon’ among many in various movies. He also flaunted his creativity through his production company. Yes! This multi talented super famous hunk is none other than Channing Tatum.With a great physique, this actor has proved to be a famous model endorsing big brands and has also managed to bag many good movies like Step up, She’s the Man, Coach Carter and many more.
Back in 2000, Tatum got his big break with Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs” music video which fetched him $400 and also immense visibility. His stint in the fashion industry brought him adverts from various big companies Dolce and Gabbana, Nautica, Emporio Armani, Abercrombie and Fitch and American Eagle Outfitters. He also gained a lot of credit with his tele serials and soon bagged some good movie offers. The film “She’s the Man” grossed about $57 million worldwide in 2006. The same year, we saw him showing the best of his dancing skills in “Step up” which raced up the popularity charts with an opening of $21 million and $114 worldwide.
Channing did what most commonly each actor does soon after stardom. He bought a house in Hollywood Hills worth $2.9 million. A three bedroom and bathroom home has many fireplaces, a creative teak wood staircase, many patios, living/media room, 12-foot ceilings, guest house and a garage enough to equip two cars. He has sensibly chosen an airy and a pleasant house giving a feeling of living in a tree house. Together, both Channing and his wife also do a lot of charity. They helped raise millions for rainforest preservation project.With some other fellow performers they left a long lasting mark on stage together. They are also popular animal activists and have performed for Animals rescue league.
Born in Cullman, Alabama, Channing Tatum is the son of Kay, an airline worker and Glenn Tatum, a construction site official. Until six years of his age, they lived in Mississippi and then moved to Florida. He worked in a spat of odd jobs before getting into modelling. An extremely athletic boy in his growing years, Tatum felt that girls were a distraction. He played baseball, football, soccer and also practised kung fu. In 2006, soon after shooting “Step up”, he started to date his co-star Jenna Dewan. They soon got engaged in September 2008 in Hawaii and were soon blissfully married on July 11, 2009 on the grounds of Church estate vineyards in Malibu, California. Tatum loves to hi-fi, loves to watch movies, loves to take time off when he is not working. He enjoys amusement parks and also loves to play golf.
Family & relationships
Hollywood Hills home
Channing Tatum purchased a luxurious villa on May 2008 after paying $2.59 million for it. The actor managed to land a good bargain and managed to save close to a half a million bucks since the property was initially listed for $3 million. The house now serves as the primary residence of the actor and his wife, actress Jenna Dewan. Tatum’s home was once owned by famous Hollywood director Ron Shelton for a few years during the nineties decade, before he sold it off to the family from whom the actor acquired it.
Location: Channing’s villa is situated in the charming Luarel Canyon area in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of the Californian city of Los Angeles.
Accommodation: The two storied property sits in the middle of a large tree lined ground measured at 0.31 acres. The house itself offers 2,540 square feet of living space and comes equipped with three bedrooms, modern kitchen, living area, dining room, media room and three bathrooms.
The guest house is separate from the main home and is situated on the grounds of the estate which is also home to a two car garage. The property offers fantastic views of the Los Angeles skyline.
Features: The outdoor area of the villa contains a blue stone slate entertainment patio and a big free form swimming pool. Many of the rooms have been equipped with stone fireplaces and an expensive curved staircase made from teak wood connects the two floors of the villa. There is also a wraparound terrace and large floor to ceiling windows. The decor of Tatum’s home has the look and feel of a Balinese tree house.
Neighborhood: Channing’s immediate neighborhood is home to Hollywood personalities like actress Jennifer Aniston and actor George Clooney.
Garden in the backside
Compact Swimming pool
The kitchen hall
The living area
Channing Tatum was spotted getting out of Cadillac Escalade to enter the Tavern, a big multi-cuisine in LA. The actor was quite relaxed riding this sleek $63,170 vehicle, which is regarded to be one of the sexiest SUVs to hit the road, and comes fitted with a 6.2L, V8 engine, which makes it capable of reaching the 60 mph mark in 6.8 seconds. The car generates brutal power force of 403 hp. Some of the most enviable features of this car includes electronically adjustable rear-view camera, tri-zone climatic control, and auto temperature adjustable seats.
Chevy truck Apache
Channing Tatum has a strong fascination for cars, and it shows up in his rich collection. Of late, he purchased the 1960's classic auto model, Chevy truck Apache. Don't laugh as these are vintage collection that only car lovers can understand. This car is capable of generating a total power of 450 hp at 2500 rpm. Total displacement capacity is 355 cc. Tatum purchased this vintage model for a price of $30, 569. The car's interior as well exterior comes decorated with rich green shades. The Chevrolet logo is engraved at the front middle top to create that amazing stylish appearance.
The hunky American actor Channing Tatum got hitched with his “Step-Up” co-star Jenna Dewan on 11th July 2009 in Malibu, California. The nuptials took place at an Oceanside Church Estate vineyard where the much in love couple exchanged vows in front of a large group of 220 guests comprising of their friends and family members. The celebrity guests for the Hollywood couple included Emmanuelle Chriqui as the maid of honor and Haylie Duff as the bridesmaid.
Jenna was dressed in a gorgeous Reem Acra peach and Ivory wedding gown and looked dreamily at her Giorgio Armani clad beau as they wed. The young bride was escorted down the aisle by her father and the actor's twelve groomsmen also donned Armani tuxedos with black silk neckties.
The grand wedding was planned by Mindy Weiss, and the outdoor reception ceremony featured a fantasy fairy theme with winged flower girls and crystals keepsakes for their guests. Further, a lavish spread constituted the dinner and a castle shaped cake served as the dessert. The couple met while filming their movie”Step-Up” and got engaged on September 2008 in Maui. In December 2012 the pair announced that they were expecting their first child.
St Barts Vacation
Channing Tatum jetted off to the exotic beach resort of St. Barts in order to take a break from his hectic work life and to celebrate the 2013 New Year in grand style. The actor was accompanied by his pregnant wife, actress Jenna Dewan for the entire duration of his weeklong trip. The couple spent a lot of time taking romantic strolls along the beach walking hand in hand and also opted for lengthy sunbathing sessions under the hot sun. Tatum even had enough energy left to try out aquatic sports like kayaking and snorkeling along with his wife. Notably, the actor was gracious enough to pose for a few photographs to oblige the requests of his fans who bumped into him on the island.
Location: St. Barthelemy is a French overseas island territory located in the Caribbean Leeward archipelago.
Accommodation: St. Barts is home to at least half a dozen high end hotels. Renting a suite for a weekend during the holiday season at elite accommodations of the types of “Carl Gustaf Hotel”, “Guanahani Hotel” and “Le Sereno St. Barth's” can cost as much as $5,000.
Main Attractions: St. Barts has quite a few world class sea resorts of the likes of St. Jeans Beach and Nikki Beach and which draw in tourists like a magnet owing to their top of the line infrastructure for popular recreational pastimes like sunbathing, scuba diving and snorkeling. There is even a nude beach for uninhibited tourists. Some of the most authentic French food in the world can be eaten at restaurants like “Le Tamarin” and “Maya's near Gustavia”.
Splash in the waves
Shares a kiss
With Jenna Dewan-Tatum
The exotic beach resort of Hawaii is one of the favorite holiday destinations of Channing Tatum. The island holds a very special place in his heart since Tatum proposed to his then girlfriend, actress Jenna Dewan when he was in town for a nine day long vacation on September 2012. The couple had a great time on that trip and was photographed sharing several passionate kisses while sunbathing by the side of the beach. Jenna looked like a million bucks when she put on a gorgeous two piece bikini. The duo even found enough time and energy to try out kayaking on the ocean.
Location: The archipelago of Hawaii is an American province and sits in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Accommodation: Hawaii is home to more than five dozen high class hotels and resorts. Per night rates at elite accommodations of the likes of”Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows” , ”Kolea At Waikoloa” and “Marriott Waikoloa Beach Resort Spa” can go up to as much as $2,500 for a room during the peak holiday season.
Main Attractions: Hawaii is a big hit with tourists the world over owing to the presence of world class beach resorts like Kauai, Honolulu and Maui which guarantee a memorable time for all due to the presence of ample recreational facilities on their shores.
Dizzy Feet Foundation
Tatum has donated money to support this charity created in 2009 by actors aiming to increase access to dance education in America. The foundation is focused to sponsor and support dance education programs for children belonging to low income groups and provide the benefits of life long dance education. Also supported by Jennifer Lopez, this NGO provides scholarships to bright students studying at dance institutions.
Keep A Child Alive
The actor has heavily campaigned to support this charitable organization which believes that the best treatment meted out to those affected by HIV/AIDS is to focus in providing food, care and a future. The non-profit organization supported by 41 celebrities is dedicated to providing anti-retro viral treatment to those families suffering with the dreaded disease in developing countries by engaging them in the global war against AIDS.
The Rainforest Foundation
Tatum has shown a lot of involvement in supporting the U.K based organization founded in 1989 by musician Sting and his wife. It strives to solve the problem of deforestation globally and locally. The foundation supported by former American president Bill Clinton helps the indigenous people to protect their environment in order to secure the right of their land and livelihood.
Gucci Marseille Suit Featuring a Canvas Construction
Channing Tatum wore the Canvas designer Marseille suit from Gucci and attended the premiere of Magic Mike in LA on the 24th of June, 2012. Priced around $3,100, the Marseille suit from Gucci is one stylish garment to wear for parties. The jacket is made from a fine blend of wool (60%) and silk (40%). Dark greyish in color, the jacket features notch lapel, front flap welt pockets, and back bent, front welt, and five buttoned cuffs. The trouser features belt loops, back welt pockets, front slash pockets, and front zip closure. One smart attire that can be used for corporate purpose as well!
Citizens of Humanity Sid Straight Leg Jeans
Channing Tatum was recently spotted promoting his latest releases "Haywire" and "The Vow", and he even appeared as a special guest in "The Today Show" wearing a Sid straight leg jeans from Citizens of Humanity, for promotional purpose of his latest releases. Channing looked super cool in the Sid straight leg jeans.The jeans trouser is made from 98% cotton and 2% lycra to provide that elasticity effect. Its slim and low rise in style that goes down the foot in a straight leg fashion. However, the most unique part of this jeans is its contrast stitching. The five pocket jeans is made in USA and priced around $200.
Cohesive Raw Jeans
The latest photo shoot in LA that featured Channing Tatum found him wearing a black jacket and pair of black colored cohesive raw jeans. It features zipper fly with skull button closure and stylishly designed 5 pockets. The flap pockets (buttoned) suits perfectly at the back. Made from 100% cotton. This beautiful trouser costs $200 approximately.