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? We've pulled together 9 surprising facts you might not know about Tatum's stripping past. Check them out, below.
Everything We Know About Channing Tatum’s Stripper Past
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It would have been easy to dismiss Tatum as just another Hollywood pretty boy at the beginning. Of course, even early on Tatum showed signs of being a handsome star with some serious acting chops to boot. As Rolling Stone said of his turn as Sgt. The actor appeared in four movies that year alone, including the hit, self-aware comedy 21 Jump Street and the semi-autobiographical stripper drama Magic Mike. Joe: Retaliation , and a hilarious cameo in This Is the End.
Channing Tatum Gives Other Male Celebs Stripper Names
Stars like Channing Tatum and Cardi B are known for their success in movies and music. But before breaking through Hollywood, they took jobs as strippers to earn money — and they're not the only stars who have turned to exotic dancing. There are many other celebrities who revealed that they were strippers, whether it was for a weekend, a few months, or several years.
But has anyone ever thought about how he told his parents that he was undressing in front of huge crowds for a living? Turns out he didn't, and it was from an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres show that his mum and dad found out. Log in Or Create an account. Copy code.