Channing Tatum “The Sexiest Man Alive”

Channing Tatum was awarded the coveted title of People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive 2012

People Magazine’s annual sexiest man alive issue is out and Channing Tatum is crowned with the title this year.

Following the box office success of “Magic Mike”,  it’s no wonder Channing Tatum is taking home this year’s coveted title of People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive 2012

When the 32-year-old star found out he’d be joining the list of elite men that includes last year’s winner Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds, and two-time winners Brad Pitt and George Clooney, he almost didn’t believe it.

“My first thought was, ‘Y’all are messing with me,'” he told the magazine, adding that he then told his wife, actress Jenna Dewan Tatum, who didn’t quite believe it either.

“She was like, ‘What?'” he recalled, adding that she came around to the title. “Yeah, she calls me the Sexiest Man Alive Now.”

That shouldn’t be too strange for Tatum, since the heartthrob is used to female attention. The former stripper parlayed his charm and dancing skills into the basis for the film “Magic Mike” and soon fans will get to see him in another movie that relies on his incredibly toned body,when he portrays an Olympic wrestler in  “Foxcatcher”