Jenna Dewan (جنى ديوان) was born on December 03, 1980 in Connecticut, USA from a Lebanese father, Darryll Dewan, who was a football player, and an American mother. Her parents divorced when Dewan was young. During high school at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas, Jenna was a varsity cheerleader and won many dance competition awards.
Prior to starring in film, she was a dancer, working for various famous performers such as Clinton Troupe, ‘N Sync, Sean Combs, Toni Braxton, Celine Dion, Pink, Missy Elliott, Ricky Martin, Billy Crawford, and tour with Janet Jackson on her All for You Tour and appeared in music videos accompanying the album All For You. Jenna also featured in Christina Aguilera’s music video for the single “Not Myself Tonight.”
According to Wikipedia, Jenna has had acted in films such as the Independent 2005, Step Up, Take the Lead, Love Lies Bleeding, Falling Awake and Magdalena, The Hot Chick, The Grudge 2, Dark Shadows, Waterborne as well as guest appearances in television series such as Quintuplets, The Young and The Restless and Joey.
In 2006, Dewan met actor Channing Tatum on the set of Step Up. The couple got married On July 11, 2009 in Malibu, California.