Jenna Dewan Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Movies, Facts & More


Jenna Dewan Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Movies, Facts & More









Who is Jenna Dewan?

Jenna Lee Dewan is an American actress and dancer.

Childhood & Early Life

Dewan was born in Hartford, Connecticut. She is daughter of Nancy Smith and DarryllDewan. She was play role cheerleader, when she was attending high school at Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson, Maryland.


Jenna Dewan Education

Jenna Dewan attended Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas, where she graduated in 1999. She then went on to study at the University of Southern California, where she was a member of the campus dance team. Dewan graduated from USC in 2003 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance. During her time at USC, Dewan also appeared in several music videos and worked as a backup dancer for various musicians. After graduation, Dewan moved to New York City to pursue a career in dance and acting. She later relocated to Los Angeles, where she began to land roles in movies and TV shows.


Jenna Dewan Family

Jenna Dewan was born on December 3, 1980, in Hartford, Connecticut, to Nancy Lee Bursch and Darryll Dewan. Her mother is of German and English descent, while her father is of Lebanese and Polish ancestry. Dewan's parents divorced when she was young, and she was raised primarily by her mother in Grapevine, Texas.

In 2009, Dewan married actor Channing Tatum, whom she met on the set of the movie "Step Up." The couple has one child together, a daughter named Everly. However, they announced their separation in 2018 and their divorce was finalized in 2019. In February 2020, Dewan became engaged to actor and singer Steve Kazee, with whom she has a son named Callum. The couple got married in a private ceremony later that year.


In 2000, she first appeared in Janet Jackson's video song "Doesn't Really Matter", and in "All for You" and the All for You Tour in 2001. Dewan also appeared in several music videos for artists such as singer Justin Timberlake, singer Mandy Moore and rapper Missy Elliott. In 2006, Dewan co-starred with Channing Tatum in "Step Up", and starring in "Take the Lead" that same year. In August 2008, Dewan starred in television film "Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal". She appeared in comedy film "American Virgin". She has also starred in American historical crime drama television series "The Playboy Club".  In 14, 2012, Dewan appeared in the romantic-comedy film "10 Years", produced by her then husband Channing Tatum. That same year, Dewan appeared in the second season of the American FX horror anthology television series "American Horror Story: Asylum", as Teresa Morrison. Jenna Dewan is an animal rights activist.


Jenna Dewan Facts

Here are some interesting facts about Jenna Dewan:

1. Jenna Dewan began her career as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and has also worked with other well-known musicians like Justin Timberlake and Ricky Martin.

2. She is best known for her role as Nora in the movie "Step Up," which is also where she met her ex-husband, Channing Tatum.

3. In addition to her work in film and TV, Dewan has also appeared on stage, performing in productions of "Chicago" and "The Wedding Singer."

4. She is a trained dancer and has been practicing since she was a child. She has expertise in various styles of dance, including ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance.

5. In 2017, Dewan released a book called "Gracefully You: Finding Beauty and Balance in the Everyday," which is a memoir about her life, career, and personal growth.

6. Dewan is an animal lover and has adopted several pets over the years, including dogs, cats, and a horse.

7. She is an advocate for women's health and has spoken publicly about her experience with postpartum depression after the birth of her daughter.

8. Dewan is also an activist for animal rights and has worked with organizations like PETA to raise awareness about animal welfare issues.

9. In addition to her work in entertainment, Dewan has also been involved in various philanthropic initiatives, including fundraising for cancer research and supporting organizations that help children in need.

10. She is multilingual and speaks both English and Spanish fluently.


Jenna Dewan Net Worth

As of 2023, Jenna Dewan's net worth is estimated to be around $50 million. Dewan has earned her wealth through her successful career in acting, dancing, and modeling. She has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows, including "Step Up," "The Playboy Club," "Witches of East End," and "Supergirl." In addition, she has worked as a host and judge on reality shows like "World of Dance." Dewan has also modeled for various brands and magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Women's Health. Furthermore, she has authored a book and is involved in philanthropic work. All of these activities have contributed to her substantial net worth.

Jenna Dewan Biography


Full Name: Jenna Lee Dewan

Date of Birth: December 3, 1980

Birth Place: Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.

Other Names: Jenna Dewan-Tatum

Age (in 2023): 43 Years

Height: 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Nationality: American

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Weight: 52 kg (approx)

Education: Grapevine High School (1999),

                 University of Southern California

                 Notre Dame Preparatory School

Family: DarryllDewan (father)

            Nancy Lee Bursch (mother)

            Daniel Dewan (brother)

            Shane Dewan (brother)

            Nathan Dewan (brother)

            Missy Dewan (sister)

Spouse: Channing Tatum (m. 2009; div. 2019)

Partner: Steve Kazee (2018–present; engaged)

Children: Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum

Callum Michael Rebel Kazee

Hair Color: Brown Dark

Eye Color: Green

Hobbies: Dancing and Traveling

Favorite Actor: Johnny Depp

Favorite Actress: Jennifer Aniston

Favorite Color: Blue, Pink

Favorite Food: Mexican

Dog: Meeka

Profession: Actress, Dancer


Jenna Dewan Films & Movies

2002 The Hot Chick

2005 Tamara

2006 Take the Lead, The Grudge 2, Step Up

2008 Love Lies Bleeding

2009 Falling Awake, The Six Wives of Henry Lefay,

2009 American Virgin, The Jerk Theory

2011 Balls to the Wall, 10 Years, Setup

2012 Slightly Single in L.A.

2019 Berlin, I Love You, The Wedding Year


Jenna Dewan TV Show

2004 Quintuplets, The Young and the Restless, Dark Shadows

2005 Joey

2008 Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal

2008 Dancing with the Stars

2012–2013 American Horror Story: Asylum

2013–2014 Witches of East End

2014 The Mindy Project, So You Think You Can Dance

2015–2016 Supergirl

2016 Lip Sync Battle, No Tomorrow

2017–2018 Man with a Plan

2017–2018, 2019 World of Dance

2018–2019 The Resident

2019 Soundtrack

2019–2020 Flirty Dancing

2020 Robot Chicken

2021–present      The Rookie




Jenna Dewan Music videos

1999 So Real (Mandy Moore)

2000 He Wasn't Man Enough, Upside Down,

2000 Honey Bee, Doesn't Really Matter

2001 All for You, You're No Good,

2002 Gossip Folks (Missy Elliott)

2003 One Heart, Juramento

2006 Give It Up to Me, Get Up

2010 Not Myself Tonight (Christina Aguilera)

2019 Happy Anniversary, All I Want for Christmas Is You!


Jenna Dewan Social Media Profile


How old is Jenna Dewan?

Jenna Dewan was born on December 3, 1980. As of today's date in December 2023, she would be 43 years old. Please note that age is dynamic and changes with time, so for the most accurate and up-to-date information, you may want to check the current date and Jenna Dewan's birthdate from a reliable source.

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The 10 Best Biographies of All Time | 10 Super Inspiring Biographies Books

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1. A Beautiful Mind


Biographic information


Book Title: A Beautiful Mind: a Biography of John Forbes Nash

Author: Sylvia Nasar

Published Year: 1998

Total Page count: 460

Types:  Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States

Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography (1998)


Summary of book

The powerful, dramatic biography of conomist and mathematician John Forbes Nash, who overcame serious mental illness and schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize.


2. Alan Turing: The Enigma


Biographic information


Book Title: Alan Turing: The Enigma

Published Year: 1983

Author: Andrew Hodges

Total Page count: 587

Types:  Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

This book is a biography of the British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing. The book covers Alan Turing's hole life and work. The film The Imitation Game (2014) is loosely based on the book.


3. Alexander Hamilton


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Book Title: Alexander Hamilton

Published Year: 2004

Author: Ron Chernow

Total Page count: 818

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

"Alexander Hamilton" is a biography of American statesman Alexander Hamilton. "Alexander Hamilton" is written by famous historian and biographer Ron Chernow. Alexander Hamilton was an instrumental promoter of the U.S. Constitution, founder of the nation's financial system. Alexander Hamilton was first Secretary of the Treasury. Alexander Hamilton was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.


4. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"


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Book Title: Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"

Published Date: 8 May 2018

Author: Zora Neale Hurston

Total Page count: 208

Types: Biography

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo" this book is written by Zora Neale Hurston.  This book is based on Hurston’s interviews with the last remaining survivor of the Middle Passage slave trade, a man named Cudjo Lewis. In this book true story of Cudjo Lewis, an Alabama man who was believed to be the last living person captured in Africa and brought to America on a slave ship.


5. Churchill: A Life


Biographic information

Book Title: Churchill: A Life

Published Year: 1991

Author: Martin Gilbert

Types: Biography

Book Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Total Page count: 1066 pages


Summary of book

"Churchill: A Life Churchill" is a brilliant marriage of the hard facts of the public life and the intimate details of the private man. a vital portrait of one of the most remarkable men of any age as well as a revealing depiction of a man of extraordinary courage and imagination. Winston Churchill — considered by many to be

Britain’s greatest prime minister ever. A dexterous balance of in-depth research and intimately drawn details makes this biography.


6. E=mc²: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation


Biographic information

Book Title: E=mc2: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation

Author: David Bodanis

Published Year: May 2000

Book Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Total Page count: 336 pages

Types: Biography


Summary of book

In this book David Bodanis attempts to explain the meaning, beauty and implications of the most famous equation in physics. This “biography of the world’s most famous equation”


7. Enrique's Journey


Biographic information

Book Title: Enrique's Journey

Published Year: 2006

Author: Sonia Nazario

Total Page count: 300 pages

Book Publisher: Penguin Random House LLC

Types: Novel, Biography


Summary of book

Enrique's Journey: this is the Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with his Mother. This book based on a 17-year-old boy from Honduras who travels to the United States in search of his mother.


8. Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo


Biographic information

Book Title: Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo

Published Year: 1983

Author: Hayden Herrera

Book Publisher: Harper

Types: Biography, Biographical Fiction


Summary of book

"Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo" is a book written by Hayden Herrera about the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, her art, and her relationship with muralist Diego Rivera. "Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo" this book was Published in 1983.


9. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


Biographic information

Book Title: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Published Year: 2 February 2010

Author: Rebecca Skloot

Total Page count: 381

Types: Biography

Book Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

Originally Book Language: English

Country: United States


Summary of book

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" is a non-fiction book written by American author Rebecca Skloot. This book is about a woman whose cells completely changed the trajectory of modern medicine.


10. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men Three Tenant Families


Biographic information

Book Title: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

Published Year: 1941

Author: James Agee

Book Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Total Page count: 416 pages

Subjects: History


Summary of book

"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" is a book written by American writer James Agee and published in 1941 in the United States. The book is documents the lives of impoverished tenant farmers during the Great Depression.


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