Who Is Chord Overstreet? 15 Things You Should Know About Emma Watsons’s Real-Life Ron Weasley

  • What do we know about this Chord Overstreet muggle who is now dating our queen Emma Watson? Here’s the lowdown on Hermione’s real-life Ron Weasley. (Photo: WENN)

  • You probably remember him as Sam “Trouty Mouth” Evans from Glee. (Photo: WENN)

  • Chord was born and raised in a farm outside of Nashville, Tennesse. (Photo: WENN)

  • He is the child of country songwriter Paul Overstreet, who has written 27 Top 10 songs for big stars, including Judds, Randy Travis and Blake Shelton. (Photo: WENN)

  • Since Chord is the third child, his name is reference to the three notes that form a chord. (Photo: WENN)

  • His parents introduced him to music at a very young age, buying him a mandolin when he was 3. “It was the only instrument that fit me because I was so small.” (Photo: WENN)

  • Chord also plays the drums, flute, piano, and guitar! (Photo: WENN)

  • He’s not the only musical one in the family. Chord’s older brother, Nash, is the lead guitar player of the pop rock band Hot Chelle Rae. (Photo: WENN)

  • The blonde won the role of Sam rather quickly. “I auditioned for the show within 30 minutes of being notified. [I] was on the show recoding my first song the day after I found out I got the role.” (Photo: WENN)

  • In 2011, producers decided not to make him a series regular for Season 3. Instead, they offered him a recurring role, but Chord declined. (Photo: WENN)

  • The announcement that Overstreet wouldn’t be a part of Glee for season 3 caused a frenzy on Twitter, with gleeks getting #DontCutTheChord to trend. (Photo: WENN)

  • In 2015 he gave acting another shot, appearing in the comedy film Fourth Man Out, alongside Evan Todd, Parker Young, and Jon Gabrus. (Photo: WENN)

  • Ever since leaving Glee, Chord has focused on his music career. In 2016 he released his first official single “Homeland”. (Photo: WENN)

  • He continues to be really good friends with his former Glee co-star Darren Criss! (Photo: WENN)

  • Chord has been in a handful of high-profile relationships. In 2011 he started dating actress Emma Roberts before breaking up the following year. (Photo: WENN)

  • In 2012 it was rumored that Overstreet was dating actress Lily Collins. (Photo: WENN)

  • Chord is now dating the beautiful Emma Watson—and so we believe after seeing those paparazzi pictures of the two holding hands! (Photo: WENN)

What do we know about this Chord Overstreet muggle who is now dating our queen Emma Watson? Here’s the lowdown on Hermione’s real-life Ron Weasley. (Photo: WENN)

You met him as the Justin Bieber of McKinley High, “trouty mouth” Sam Evans. But now, Chord Overstreet has leveled up his celebrity status by landing what probably is the most important role of his career so far: boyfriend of the one and only Emma Watson.

In an unexpected turn of events, the former Glee star and out favorite witch starred in a series of photos holding hands as they walked around the streets of sunny L.A., unleashing (though some would say confirming) rumors of a quite frankly very random romance.

But, apart from his Glee day, what do we really know about this Chord Overstreet muggle who is now dating our queen Emma Watson? Sounds like a case for the Ministry of Magic—or is it the hall monitor? Here’s the lowdown on Hermione’s real-life Ron Weasley.


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