In the 2013 film "White House Down," Channing Tatum plays a U.S. Capitol police officer who must protect the president (Jamie Foxx) from a paramilitary group that takes over the White House. The film reportedly cost $150 million, a sign of Tatum's rising box-office power.
Joey King, Channing Tatum, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jamie Foxx attend the New York premiere of "White House Down" on June 25, 2013.
Foxx and Tatum celebrate the release of "White House Down" at a photo call in Cancun, Mexico on April 19, 2013.
Tatum and wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum cradle their newborn daughter, Everly, who was born May 31, 2013.
The Tatums arrive at the Oscars on Feb. 24, 2013.
Tatum starred with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in 2013's "G.I. Joe: Retaliation." Although reviews were mixed, the film won the Easter weekend and as of late June 2013 had grossed $369 million worldwide. It had the second-highest Easter debut ever, though the original "G.I. Joe" film did better on its opening weekend.
Tatum and Rooney Mara starred in the 2013 film "Side Effects." about a woman who murders her husband while seemingly sleepwalking. The quiet psychological thriller cost $30 million and reportedly raked in twice that worldwide.
Tatum is shown on the Nov. 14, 2012, cover of People magazine as he was named the most recent Sexiest Man Alive.
Tatum attends the "10 Years" brunch reunion event hosted by Grey Goose Vodka and Anchor Bay Films at Hotel Chantelle In New York on Sept. 16, 2012.
Tatum presents an award during Spike TV's 6th Annual "Guys Choice Awards" on June 2, 2012, in Culver City, Calif.
The cast of "Magic Mike," including Adam Rodriguez, Alex Pettyfer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Matt Bomer, Matthew McConaughey, and Tatum, pose on the red carpet at the film's premiere on June 24, 2012, in Los Angeles.
Tatum performs with Elton John perform during the 2012 Concert for the Rainforest Fund on April 3, 2012, in New York.
Tatum takes to the stage in a scene from 2012's "Magic Mike." The film helped catapult Tatum to the forefront of box-office draws, since the film reportedly cost just $7 million to make and earned nearly $40 million in its opening weekend.
Tatum poses at the premiere of "21 Jump Street" on March 13. 2012, in Los Angeles.
Tatum and Jonah Hill crack up during a Q&A following the world premiere of "21 Jump Street" on March 12, 2012 in Austin, Tex. The film, inspired by Johnny Depp's 1980s TV show, knocked "The Lorax" out of first place at the box office, and was another huge success for Tatum, earning $35 million in its first weekend, and more than $200 million globally over its run.
Tatum and Hill talk with hosts Rocsi and Terrence J during BET's "106 & Park" on March 5, 2012 in New York.
Tatum is nearly overshadowed by movie posters at the premiere of "The Vow" on Feb. 6, 2012 in Hollywood. The film showed Tatum can shine in non-action fare, as it became the sixth highest-grossing romantic drama of all time. It cost just $30 million to make, and earned close to $200 million globally.
Tatum leans in for a photo with fans at the "Ten Year" premiere on Sept. 12, 2011 in Toronto.
Tatum waits his turn to speak at the "Haywire" panel during Comic-Con 2011 on July 22, 2011 in San Diego.
Tatum and Jamie Bell share a smile at the UK premiere of "The Eagle" on March 9, 2011 in London.
Tatum searches for his legion's lost emblem in "The Eagle."
Tatum poses for the cameras at the world premiere of "The Dilemma" on Jan. 6, 2011 in Chicago.
Tatum prepares to attend the 2010 Teen Choice Awards on Aug. 8, 2010 in Universal City, Calif.
Tatum sports some dignified facial hair at the premiere of "Earth Made Of Glass" on April 26, 2010 in New York.
Tatum grins at the premiere of "Dear John" on Feb. 1, 2010 in Hollywood.
In "Dear John," Tatum plays a soldier who falls for Amanda Seyfried while home on leave.
Tatum gets up close and personal with fans at the "Dear John" premiere on Jan. 23, 2010 in Fort Bragg, N.C.
Sienna Miller, Tatum and Marlon Wayans get a little funky at BET's "106 & Park" on Aug. 3, 2009 in New York.
Tatum and wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum arrive at a screening of "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" on Aug. 6, 2009 in Los Angeles.
Rachel Nichols, Marlon Wayans, Sienna Miller and Tatum pose before a press conference for "G.I. Joe The Rise of Cobra" on July 20, 2009 in Sydney.
Tatum shows off his Choice Movie Actor Drama award during the 2008 Teen Choice Awards on Aug. 3, 2008 in Los Angeles.
Tatum and Ryan Phillippe star in "Stop-Loss," about a soldier trying to readjust in society post-deployment who is called up again by the Army.
Tatum attends the 22nd Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 24, 2007 in Santa Monica, Calif.
Amanda Bynes and Tatum starred in 2006's gender-flipping, soccer-kicking film "She's the Man."
Tatum and Bynes pose after the premiere of "She's the Man" on March 8, 2006 in Los Angeles.
Tatum, Chazz Palminteri, Dito Montiel, Robert Downey Jr. and Shia La Boeuf stopped for photos on a chilly red carpet at the premiere of "The Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
An early role for Tatum came in 2006's "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints," in which he played a young man growing up in a tough neighborhood in Queens, New York.
Long before "Magic Mike," Tatum got a chance to shake his groove thing in 2006's "Step Up" with his eventual wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum.
Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Channing Tatum got silly for the camera after the premiere of "Step Up" on Aug. 7, 2006 in Los Angeles.
Tatum, Robert Ri'Chard, Isiah Thomas, Rick Gonzalez and Nana Gbewonyo hung out at a special screening of "Coach Carter" for high school students on Dec.13, 2004 in New York.
In 2005's "Coach Carter," Tatum's character had to learn from his basketball coach about putting academic discipline before the ball game.