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Jenna Dewan

Jenna Lee Dewan-Tatum (born December 3, 1980), better known by her birth name Jenna Dewan, is an American actress and dancer who is best known for her roles in Step Up and The Playboy Club and has been a background dancer for several artists such as Missy Elliott, Janet Jackson and Christina Aguilera. Dewan is also the co-founder of 33andOut Productions and Iron Horse Entertainment. Dewan was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the daughter of Nancy Lee (née Bursch) and Darryll Dewan, who was a running back on the 1972 Notre Dame Football team. Her father is of Lebanese and Polish descent and her mother is of German and English ancestry. Her parents divorced when Dewan was young and her mother remarried to Claude Brooks Smith. During high school at Grapevine High School in Grapevine, Texas, Jenna was a varsity cheerleader and won many dance competition awards. She graduated in 1999 and was voted prom queen her senior year. She went to USC and was a member of the California Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi (ΠΒΦ). Prior to starring in film, she was a background dancer for various singers such as Clinton Troupe, 'N Sync, Sean Combs, Toni Braxton, Celine Dion, Pink, Missy Elliott, Ricky Martin

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