In a video acquired by Us, the then-18-year-old Tatum strips at a Chippendales-esque Florida venue in 1999.
"He was shy at first, but he really knew how to work the stage," said the troupe's owner London Steele. "The women went crazy for him!"
Steele also added that Tatum, who performed under the stage name Chan Crawford, approached him for a job. He lip-synched during the act and earned $50 a night, plus tips.
Check out Tatum's smooth moves that made the ladies swoon in the video below: