Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan Expecting First Child

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan at The 2012 LAFF Closing Night Gala Premiere - "Magic Mike"

Channing Tatum is going to be a dad!

The actor and his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum are expecting their first child together.

In a statement issued by a rep of the couple told, they ”are pleased to announce that they are expecting the birth of their first child next year.”  

 While being name Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine in November, Tatum revealed that he were ready to start a family.

“I’m ready; I think she’s ready,” Tatum, 32, says. “The first number that pops into my head is three, but I just want one to be healthy and then we’ll see where we go after that.” 

“It’s really easy for us guys to say, ‘I want like 15 kids,’” he continues. “Jenna will be like, ‘Well you better get another wife!’”

 The couple wed in Malibu in 2009.

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