Channing Tatum Pepsi
Time for another Before They Were Big, a look back at some of today’s biggest names before they hit the A list…

2012 has been a pretty amazing year for Channing Tatum with The Vow, 21 Jump Street and Magic Mike all bringing in the bucks. And I have to say – good for him. Tatum took some big risks this year – trying his hand at comedy and starring in a movie that could easily have made him a laughing stock. You see Russell Brand – this is how you show versatility – and achieve career longevity!

But before Tatum broke out he was a successful model and dancer. Blink and you’ll miss him in the video for Ricky Martin’s She Bangs (ah the irony!) Plus back in 2002 Channing shot a couple of commercials for Mountain Dew and Pepsi…

Check them out below!
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It’s like I always say – stars rarely come out of nowhere – they steadily build up a body of work over the years. And Channing Tatum certainly has quite the body!