5 Things You Don't Know About Channing Tatum

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5 Things You Don't Know About Channing Tatum

The newly crowned Sexiest Man Alive is keeping alive his busy slate of movies, with two new ones (G.I. Joe: Retaliation and Side Effects) due out early next year! Here are five things you may not know about Channing Tatum.

1. Born April 26, 1980 in Cullman, Alabama -- he's of Native American, Irish, and French descent. His mom was an airline employee and his father worked in construction.

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2. Got his big break in Ricky Martin's hugely successful music video She Bangs.

3. The Step Up star told People magazine that he learned to dance at quinceañeras -- elaborate celebrations for Latino girls turning 15. "It was always funny to bring the white guy out [on the floor] and let him look like a fool," he said.

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4. Has said he likes to read movie scripts he's evaluating while soaking in the bathtub.

5. Began his career as a model, for brands including Abercrombie & Fitch, Dolce & Gabbana and Aeropostale.

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