Chord Overstreet was born and raised in Nashville, TN. He's one of six children and the son of country music singer-songwriter Paul Overstreet. His parents encouraged him to pursue music as a child and learned the mandolin at an early age, and moved on to the drums, flute, piano, and guitar. Overstreet played the Sam Evans on the FOX comedy-drama television series Glee. His latest EP Man on the Moon was released on July 26, 2019.