Who is Channing Tatum?
Channing Tatum is an American actor, film producer, model, and singer. His journey to stardom started after he starred in the 2006 dance film “Step Up”. He was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world in 2022 by Time magazine. Tatum is the founder of 33 and Out Productions and Iron House Entertainment.
Channing Tatum’s full name is Channing Matthew Tatum. He was born on April 26, 1980, in Cullman. Alabama. He was born to Kay Tatum (mother) and Glenn Tatum (father). He is 42 years old as of March 2023. His family moved to Pascagoula, Mississippi area when he was aged 6. He made it known that he dealt with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and dyslexia as a child.
He attended Gaither High School before proceeding to Tampa Catholic High School. He later attended Glenville State College on a football scholarship, though he dropped out after a while. He has two siblings named Paige Tatum and Christopher Anderson respectively.
About Channing Tatum’s parents
Channing Tatum’s parents are Kay Tatum (mother) and Glenn Tatum (father). His father was a construction worker, while his mother was an airline worker. However, there is no further detailed information about Glenn and his wife available in the media.
About Channing Tatum’s siblings
Channing Tatum has two siblings named Paige Tatum and Christopher Anderson respectively. Christopher is Channing’s half-sibling.
Paige Tatum is Channing Tatum’s sister. She is said to be a model and actress, while Christopher Anderson is reportedly an actor and singer. Detailed information about them is scarce in the media.
Channing Tatum’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of writing this article, Channing Tatum is a one-time divorcee. He was once married to American actress and dancer, Jenna Dewan. The duo got married in 2009 and got divorced after 10 years in 2019. Their union was blessed with a daughter.
Though Channing Tatum did not remarry after his divorce from Jenna Dewan, he has been involved in other romantic relationships since the split. He has been linked with the likes of Jessie J and Zoë Kravitz.
List of Channing Tatum’s relationships
- Channing Tatum was married to Jenna Dewan from 2009 to 2019.
- Channing Tatum dated Jessie J from 2018 to 2020.
- Channing Tatum started dating Zoë Kravitz in 2021.
About Channing Tatum’s marriage with Jenna Dewan
Jenna Dewan is an American actress, dancer, animal rights activist, and a vegan. Her full name is Jenna Lee Dewan. She was born on December 3, 1980, in Hartford, Connecticut. She was born to Nancy Smith (mother) and Daryll Dewan (father). Her father is of Lebanese and Polish descent, while her mother shares German and English ancestry. Dewan is 42 years old as of March 2023. She has starred in movie series like “The Playboy Club” (2011), “Witches of East End” (2013), and “Supergirl” (2015).
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan became an item in 2006 after meeting on the set of the movie “Step Up” that same year. The ex-lovers dated for a while before tying the knot on July 11, 2009, in Malibu, California. They stayed married for nine years before going their separate ways in April 2018.
They announced their separation by releasing a joint statement that reads:
“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. There are no secrets nor salacious events at the root of our decision — just two best-friends realizing it’s time to take some space and help each other live the most joyous, fulfilled lives as possible.”
They filed for a divorce six months after their separation, finalising the divorce process in November 2019. Their marriage was blessed with a daughter who was born six years before their divorce.
Speaking about the divorce in an interview with Vanity Fair in 2023, Channing Tatum made it known that he has wondered if he would ever remarry. According to him, the divorce prompted his self-improvement journey and has also strengthened his relationship with his daughter. Tatum has been involved in other love affairs since his divorce from Jenna.
Jenna Dewan on her path announced her engagement to a fellow actor, Steve Kazee, in February 2020. They have a son together named Callum Kazee.
About Channing Tatum’s relationship with Jessie J
Jessie J is a British singer and songwriter. Her full name is Jessica Ellen Cornish. She was born on March 27, 1988, in Chadwell Heath, in the London Borough of Redbridge, London. She was born to Rose Cornish (mother) and Stephen Cornish (father). She is 34 years old as of the time of publishing this post. She rose to stardom upon the release of her debut single “Do It Like A Dude” in 2010. Jessie J is openly bisexual though she was said to have renounced it as a “phase” in April 2014.
Channing Tatum was first linked with Jessie J in October 2018 after they were constantly seen attending each other’s events. According to reports, Tatum and Jessie J were in an on and off relationship up until 2020 before they finally ended things. They went public with their affair for the first time in 2019 after Channing wrote a lovely message to celebrate Jessie’s birthday on his Instagram page.
“Wishing you the happiest day filled with all the love and all the light. You came into this world on this day and lit it on fire. You have blessed our eyes, our ears, our hearts and our lives. So thank you for just being you. You are so very special. Happy birthday Baby”.
They had their first breakup in December 2019, came back together in early 2020 and finally waved each other goodbye in April 2020. They walked the red carpet together for the first time in January 2019 at the MusiCares Person of The Year Award. Jessie J confirmed the split in October 2020 with a post on her Instagram page stating that she was single during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Single life in a pandemic is….”
About Channing Tatum’s relationship with Zoë Kravitz
Zoë Kravitz is an American actress, singer, film director, and model. Her full name is Zoë Isabella Kravitz. She was born on December 1, 1988, in Venice, Los Angeles. She was born to actress Lisa Bonet (mother) and musician Lenny Kravitz (father). She is 34 years old as of the time of publishing this post. She made her acting debut in the 2007 romantic comedy film “No Reservations”. She made it known that she struggled with anorexia and bulimia throughout high school up until the age of 24.
Channing Tatum and Kravitz were romantically linked in 2021 shortly after Zoë divorced her husband Karl Glusman. However, E! News and People reported that the relationship rumour was not accurate as both movie stars were only working on an upcoming project. Their dating rumour went viral after they followed each other on IG. They were also caught by paparazzi riding a bike together in New York City.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Tatum and Zoë Kravitz met during the casting process of Zoë’s directorial debut “Pussy Island”. Before then, the two had voice roles in the 2017 animated film “The Lego Batman Movie”.
The lovers were seen leaving the Met Gala together in September 2021. Speaking about the paparazzi photos of herself with Tatum in an interview with Elle in 2022, Kravitz made it known that she is happy, seemingly confirming her relationship with Tatum.
Channing Tatum’s children
As of the time of writing this article, Channing Tatum has only one daughter with his ex-wife, Jenna Dewan. The child was born on May 31, 2013. She is named Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum. She is 9 years old as of March 2023. There is still very little information about the girl in the media.
a. Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum
Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum is Channing Tatum’s daughter. She was born on May 31, 2013, to Tatum and his ex-wife Jenna Dewan. She is 9 years old as of the time of publishing this article.