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Why fans are convinced Glee's Chord Overstreet is dating Emma Watson

CHORD Overstreet became a star in the US with his long-running role as an American football jock turned high-school singing star on Glee. Fans have become convinced that the actor and singer is dat…


CHORD Overstreet became a star in the US with his long-running role as an American football jock turned high-school singing star on Glee.

Fans have become convinced that the actor and singer is dating Harry Potter star Emma Watson – here's what you need to know about him.

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Chord Overstreet starred on Glee for 91 episodes

Who is Chord Overstreet and when was he on Glee?

Chord Overstreet was born in Nashville, Tennessee on February 17, 1989.

The son of country music singer-songwriter Paul Overstreet, Chord was named after the musical term and became a multi-instrumentalist at an early age.

As a teenager, he modelled for the likes of Hollister and Gap, before beginning his acting career in 2009 on the US web series Private.

His big break came the following year, when he landed the role of Sam Evans in the hit musical-comedy Glee.

The 29-year-old spent six years and 91 episodes portraying the transfer student football jock turned glee club crooner.

After staying with the Fox show until its sixth and final season, Chord has pursued a solo music career.

He cites James Taylor, David Gray, and Bob Dylan among his inspirations and was the first artist signed to Safehouse Records, a label founded by Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas.

Chord has so far released three singles and a four-track EP, Tree House Tapes, which came out in May 2017.

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Chord (centre, in leather jacket) starring as Sam Evans on Glee

Is Chord Overstreet dating Emma Watson?

Rumours Chord and Emma Watson are dating have been circulating after they were spotted leaving a party together.

Eagle-eyed fans saw the Harry Potter actress heading out of the post-Oscars Vanity Fair party closely followed by the Glee star.

Although they weren't walking together, they were close enough to send followers into a Twitter meltdown at the idea of a possible romance.

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Fans became convinced Chord is dating Harry Potter actress Emma Watson

One tweeted: "Emma Watson and Chord Overstreet? For real? Omg ❤".

Another commented: "Emma Watson will date chord overstreet why? I could see in the way she smiles".

A third fan couldn't contain their excitement: "If chord overstreet and emma Watson are actually dating that would be soooo amazing".

It's the second time the young stars have been seen together, after being pictured leaving a Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats concert at the Troubadour in West Hollywood in February.

Emma Watson and Glee's Chord Overstreet spotted leaving party together

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