5 Things You Don't Know About Channing Tatum

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People magazine's reigning Sexiest Man Alive is now also a proud father of a baby daughter with his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum! Here are five things you probably don't know about Channing Tatum -- one of the busiest actors in Hollywood.

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 once told People that he learned to dance at quincea├▒eras -- 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. Began his career as a model, for brands including Abercrombie & Fitch, Dolce & Gabbana and Aeropostale.

5. He and Jenna have matching tattoos that say "side by side" in Balinese.

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