Channing Tatum is one of the most entertaining actors in Hollywood. He has been in a number of great movies, including 21 Jump Street, Magic Mike, and White House Down.
Here are 10 interesting facts about him:
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The first interesting fact is that he has a model for a number of companies, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Dolce & Gabbana, and Aeropostale.
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His ancestors are mostly from Europe. In fact, he has relatives from England, Germany, Northern Ireland, Ireland, and France. It should be noted, however, that he has Native American roots.
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He has talked about how he seemingly became a star overnight. In his words, “I got crazy lucky. Like, sometimes I think I won the lottery or something. At times it feels like the bottom’s going to fall out. Just because I don’t really know how I got here. But I just keep moving forward, and it just keeps getting better and better.”
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It has been said that his biggest break was his appearance in a music video of a Ricky Martin song, “She Bangs.” For his appearance, he was given $400 for a shoot that lasted for a week.
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Before his modeling career, he spent time working as a construction worker, a mortgage broker, a salesman, and a worker in a nursery for puppies and kittens.
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He has also commented on physical attraction. In his words, “The more you try to look sexy, the lamer it is, so you just have to commit to the comedy.”
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Channing Tatum became friends with two actors, Adam Scarimbolo and Shia LaBeouf, when they were on the set of A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.
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Another interesting fact about the Hollywood Heartthrob is that he received a full scholarship to play football at Glenville State College in West Virginia. He ended up dropping out of school.
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He has also openly reflected on how important his mother has been to him. In his words, “My mother taught me how to love. My mom is the most loving person I know.”
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The last interesting fact is that he played four sports when he was in school: football, soccer, track, and baseball.
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