He’s been called talented, down to earth, and most recently, the sexiest man alive. There’s no question that 32 year old Channing Tatum has solidified himself on the top of Hollywood’s A-list. Tatum’s journey to the top had its’ share of twists and turns. Including the time he spent as a male stripper in a Tampa night club. He didn’t know it then, but the experience he got there, would one day come in handy.
Tatum’s career began in the modeling world. He quickly parlayed his success to television, and eventually film. During his climb to the top he would take on rolls in almost every cinematic genre.
His first dramatic role came courtesy of the 2006 film A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints. During that same year Tatum starred in the dance hit Step Up. He earned great reviews and credibility in the hip hop dance community for his polished and effortless moves. In 2009 Tatum jumped into the world of action movies and landed at the top of the box office with the summer hit G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra. Next he would dive into the world of romantic dramas with his heartfelt, honest portrayal of John Tyree in the Nicholas Sparks adaptation Dear John.
By 2012, Tatum had proven himself to be a major box office draw. He went completely out of his element by playing Jenko in the comedy 21 Jump Street. Tatum, who held his own alongside comedic actor Jonah Hill, received rave reviews for his natural comedic timing. By the summer of 2012 he was ready to let it all hang out…sort of. He inspired, produced, and starred in the mega hit Magic Mike. The film received excellent reviews, and made Tatum a household name. He’s now ready to take on yet another genre. He currently stars in the psychological thriller Side Effects. He plays Martin Taylor, a husband whose release from prison forces his wife, played by Rooney Mara, to begin taking a new medication that causes some very interesting side effects.
Channing Tatum is one of the hottest actors in Hollywood. His resume has established that he’s more than just a pretty face. He is a talented, capable actor with enough charisma to make him appealing to both male and female audiences. His clever performances, diverse roles, and proven ability to be box office gold, have helped him secure his place in the universe among Hollywood’s brightest stars.