Toured as a dancer on Sean 'Diddy' Combs's "We Invented the Remix" Tour and Janet Jackson's "All For You" World Tour.
Her father's name is Darryll Dewan, her mother's name is Nancy Lee Bursch Smith, her step-dad is Claude Brooks Smith.
Her father, Darryll Dewan, is of half Lebanese and half Polish ancestry, making Jenna 25% Lebanese and 25% Polish. Her grandparents were Evelyn (Ziemba), who was the daughter of Polish immigrants, and Emil Dewan, who was of Lebanese descent. On her mother's side, Jenna has German and English ancestry.
Was to appear in a 2007 remake of Revenge of the Nerds (1984) starring Adam Brody but after three weeks of filming the project was canceled.
Has a dog named "Meeka" with her husband Channing Tatum.
Met now estranged husband Channing Tatum on the set of Step Up (2006). They began dating shortly after filming had finished.
(July 11, 2009) Married her boyfriend of 3 years Channing Tatum at Church Estates Vineyards in Malibu, California. The couple became engaged in early September 2008 in Maui.
Mother, with estranged husband Channing Tatum, of daughter Everly Elizabeth Maiselle Tatum (b. May 31, 2013, London, England).
Was 3 months pregnant with her daughter Everly when she completed filming the pilot for Witches of East End (2013).
Attended the University of Southern California, but did not graduate.
Was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority at USC.
Returned to work 2 months after giving birth to her daughter Everly to begin filming the 1st season of Witches of East End (2013).
Appeared alongside Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick and Rachel Boston in a public service announcement for breast cancer awareness. [October 2013]
Engaged to Channing Tatum. [September 2008]
She was almost cast to play Queen Akasha in the vampire film, Queen of the Damned (2002). Late R&B singer Aaliyah eventually played the role.
(April 2, 2018) Has separated from her husband of nearly 9 years Channing Tatum.
She has a recurring role as Lucy Lane, sister of Lois Lane, on the TV series, Supergirl (2015). Her husband, Channing Tatum, played the voice of Superman in The Lego Movie (2014) and The Lego Batman Movie (2017).
(0ctober 26, 2018) Filed for divorce from her husband of 9 years Channing Tatum six months after the two announced their split. Dewan made the filing in Los Angeles citing irreconcilable differences, according to court documents. Her lawyer Samantha Spector submitted the documents in which Dewan asks for joint legal and physical custody of their 5-year-old daughter Everly. Tatum filed a response in which he also requested joint physical and legal custody of Everly. Dewan is also seeking child support and spousal support from Tatum. She also requested for her name to be restored to Jenna Dewan, instead of Jenna Dewan Tatum.
Her daughter's Everly's middle names are an honor to her great-grandmothers (Elizabeth is after Jenna's grandmother and Maiselle is after Channing's grandmother).
Born on the same date as Anna Chlumsky.
In a relationship with Steve Kazee since summer 2018.
(September 24, 2019) Expecting her second child - first with boyfriend Steve Kazee.