He is mostly of English ancestry. He grew up in the bayous near the Pascagoula River , where he lived in a rural setting. His parents wanted more effort and gave him the option of selecting a private high school or attending a military school; he chose Tampa Catholic High School , where he graduated in and was voted most athletic. Us Weekly reported that around this time Tatum left his job as a roofer and began working as a stripper at a local nightclub , under the name "Chan Crawford".
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Channing worked as a real-life stripper before finding fame as an actor Image: The original film, and later a sequel, turned around the fortunes of lead Channing Tatum, who based them on his own experiences as a struggling male stripper in Florida in the s. On a bad night, 70 bucks - even 50 at times. He told GQ magazine: Or you can try something else a little crazy. Read More Channing Tatum takes daughter Everly to Jessie J concert after he's spotted leaving singer's LA home Channing would perform on stage and do lap-dances for paying customers Image: He told Out magazine:
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Things you never knew about Channing Tatum's stripper past Getty Images Nicki Swift By now, anyone who follows an ounce of celebrity news knows that Channing Tatum briefly performed as a male stripper back when he was about 18 years old. But did you know that his stripper name loosely sounded like Cindy Crawford? Or how much money his moves actually made him?