Channing Tatum’s birthday is April 26 and the studly “Magic Mike” star is turning 36. Plans for the actor’s special day have not been made public, but his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum always finds a creative way to surprise her husband. One year, she organized a “Dirty Dancing” flash mob.
Here’s a look at Channing Tatum’s net worth, movies and fame.
Channing Tatum Net Worth: $60 Million
In 2015, Channing Tatum earned $29 million, according to Forbes, thanks in part to his work on “Magic Mike XXL,” plus roles in “Hail, Caesar!” and “The Hateful Eight.” Channing Tatum’s net worth is $60 million, according to celebrity finance website Celebrity Net Worth. His wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, has a net worth of $6 million.
Channing Tatum Movies
Channing Tatum has taken Hollywood by storm, coming from modest beginnings. When he was 19, Tatum worked as a stripper for eight months in Tampa, Fla. In 2000, he was paid $400 to work as a backup actor in a seven-day shoot for Ricky Martin’s “She Bangs” music video, according to Parade.
Today, Tatum is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. In fact, his films have earned more than $3.7 billion at box offices worldwide, according to Box Office Mojo, a box office reporting service. In the past few years, Channing Tatum’s movies have gone from earning him a mere $2 million per film to over $20 million.
|Channing Tatum’s Movie Earnings|
|“Magic Mike”||2012||$2 million|
|“21 Jump Street”||2012||$2 million|
|“White House Down”||2013||$8 million|
|“The Book of Life”||2014||$3 million|
|“22 Jump Street”||2014||$15 million|
|“Magic Mike XXL”||2015||$21 million|
|“Jupiter Ascending”||2015||$22 million|
|“Hail, Caesar!”||2016||$19 million|
|Data from CelebrityNetworth.com.|
Channing Tatum and ‘Magic Mike’
In 2012, Channing Tatum danced his way into the hearts of women across the globe in “Magic Mike,” but the actor did much more for the film than simply perfect his hip thrust. The movie was loosely based on his own life as a male stripper. In addition to inspiring “Magic Mike” and starring in it, he also served as a producer for the film.
Tatum and “Magic Mike” director Steve Soderbergh financed the movie with a budget of $7 million, with distribution through Warner Bros., according to Forbes. When the film brought in $167 million at box offices worldwide, the two split most of the profits.
The 2015 sequel “Magic Mike XXL” was a similar success, bringing in $122.51 million in global box office earnings, according to Box Office Mojo. A “Magic Mike” musical is also in the works. It is reportedly being produced by Tatum, among others.
Here’s a look at the teaser for the latest “Magic Mike” film:
Upcoming Channing Tatum Movies
The latest of Channing Tatum’s movies, the X-Men spinoff “Gambit,” is scheduled for a 2017 release. The actor will star as the card-flinging Remy LeBeau/Gambit in the Marvel Comics film. He has been rumored to be making a cameo in the upcoming “X-Men: Apocalypse” film, which hits theaters on May 27, 2016.
On April 15, 2016, Tatum announced he would be joining the cast of “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” the next film in the James Bond spoof series. He will be joining “Kingsman: The Secret Service” original Taron Edgerton.
Channing Tatum Awards
While Channing Tatum has yet to win an Oscar, he’s certainly no stranger to the award show circuit. He’s won two MTV Movie Awards and eight Teen Choice Awards, among other honors. The actor has also served as a presenter numerous times, such as at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards and the 2015 Academy Awards.
Channing Tatum’s Family Life
Channing Tatum met Jenna Dewan-Tatum on the set of the 2006 movie “Step Up.” In September 2008, he whisked her away for a vacation in Maui where he proposed in front of a group of their closest friends. The couple married on July 11, 2009. “Entourage” star Emmanuelle Chriqui served as the maid of honor and actress Haylie Duff was a bridesmaid.
The family expanded to three when they welcomed daughter Everly Tatum into the world on May 31, 2013. At the time, the family was temporarily living in London while Channing filmed “Jupiter Ascending.” They eventually settled back into their $2.67 million home in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles.
In 2015, the Tatum family traded up to a Beverly Hills home worth $6 million, selling off their former residence. With 4,853 square feet, the new house has five bedrooms and six bathrooms.
Channing Tatum’s Famous Friends
Jonah Hill, the other half behind the famous duo of “21 Jump Street,” is a close friend of Tatum. Even Jenna Dewan-Tatum has praised their bromance, noting during an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that when the duo spends time together she feels like a third wheel. In 2014, Tatum and Hill even won a Young Hollywood Award for “Best Bromance.”
Meanwhile, Tatum’s 2013 cameo in Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s hit “Don Jon” wasn’t just a coincidence — the two are actually best friends. In October 2015, Tatum interviewed Gordon-Levitt for Gotham magazine, where it was revealed that he once broke into Gordon-Levitt’s New York City apartment while he was sleeping in an attempt to teach him to better safeguard his home. In February 2016, the two announced they would be starring together in a comedic musical.
Channing Tatum’s net worth is likely to see a monumental increase as his star power continues to rise. Now that he’s climbed the ranks to solidify himself as a household name and a member of the prestigious $20 million club, fans can only hope a “Magic Mike 3” is part of his future plans.