Chord Overstreet | Biography
Definition of pop-culture perfection, Chord Overstreet has positioned himself as one of the most potential rising stars in the American entertainment industry with his dedication, hard work and amazing acting skills. Merely six years old in the industry, Chord has become household name in the America in a very short period of time.
Born Chord Paul Overstreet on 17th of February 1989, Chord is a native of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. He is a third child among six of Julie and Paul Overstreet. His dad, Paul is a country singer-songwriter who has worked with multiple superstars, including Alison Krauss and Kenny Chesney on their albums. Reared in a creative & music-filled environment, Chord’s parents encouraged him make career in music fraternity at a very young age, gifting him mandolin when Chord was just three years old. By age six, he learned playing drums and began to take guitar lesson, the following year. After mastering music, he sets his ambitious eyes on acting. Cited the “Sexiest Men Alive” by People Magazine, Chord can attribute much of his good looks to his parents’ mix blood that include English, Scots-Irish and German descent. Songwriter Chord modeled for commercials for GAP and Famous Footwear, during his teenage. His older brother, Nash Overstreet is a musician and member of Hot Chelle Rae band.
Chord’s good look has lured many hearts, including several high profile American celebs. However there is good news for his admirers, Chord is currently single. Twenty-six years old Chord has been linked with a number of dazzling divas, including Dallas Lovato, Rumer Wills, Josie Loren, Emma Roberts, Carlson Young, Lily Collins, Elsa Hosk and Ashley Benson. In 2014, there were rumor of him seeing Halston Sage, however the news were never confirmed. He was once linked with Taylor Swift, however the dup has stated that they are very close friend of each other and denied any romantically involvement. As currently he is on the peak of his career, he is focusing on his career rather than getting hitched.
Every teen’s heart throb Chord’s passion for acting dragged him to the television world. He made his acting debut in 2009’s web series “Private”. Following his impressive performance in “Private”, he started landing roles in both films and television. In ‘iSpeed Date’ episode of popular series “iCarly”, he played Eric is in competition of taking Carly to a school dance. He grabbed more major part that same year when he was tapped to play a supporting role of Adam in independent thriller titled “The Hole”. He next scored a minor role in action drama “Warrior” opposite Kellan Lutz and Ashley Greene. His musical background landed him a feature role in award-wining sitcom “Glee”. For his performance as Sam Evans in “Glee”, he won Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer in 2013. For the same role, he earned multiple nominations, including 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Hollywood Teen TV Awards for Favorite Breakout Star, 2013 Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and 2014 Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actor: Comedy”. In 2011, he appeared in an episode of “The Middle” as Ralph Wikerson. His will be seen in film “Fourth Man Out”, playing Nick. He has sung a number of soundtracks of the musical series “Glee” for which he received Grammy Awards nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.
Popular in social media, Chord is being followed by thousands of his fans in his social networking sites, like Twitter and Facebook. More than 778.9 thousand fans are following him in Instagram. As he has positioned himself as much loved star, a number of websites has posted detailed biography of Chord. Wiki as well provides close glance on his professional and personal life.