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From the moment Sophia Bush stepped onto the scene in Hollywood as the sultry and carefree Brooke Davis on the hit teen drama, One Tree Hill, fans have been enamored with the actress’ fire and spunk. The Chicago P.D. alum has been outspoken when it comes to women’s rights, animal rights, and creating safe work environments amid the #MeToo movement and her own personal experiences on the set of OTH.

Bush’s dating life has also been a major topic of conversation. She was briefly married to her former One Tree Hill, co-star, Chad Michael Murray, and she’s spoken openly about being feeling pressured to get married and being way too young for such a serious partnership.

Since then, Bush has become much more private about her personal life. However, the actress has recently been spotted out and about with a new guy on her arm. Here’s what we know about Bush’s new beau, Grant Hughes.

Actor Chad Michael Murray (R) and his wife actress Sophia Bush arrive at Warner Bros. Premiere Of "House Of Wax" at the Mann's Village Theater on April 26, 2005 in Westwood, California
Actor Chad Michael Murray (R) and his wife actress Sophia Bush arrive at Warner Bros. Premiere Of “House Of Wax” at the Mann’s Village Theater on April 26, 2005 in Westwood, California | Matthew Simmons/Getty Images

Sophia Bush’s dating history

After meeting on the set of One Tree Hill, Bush and Murray tied the knot on April 16, 2005. However, their marriage was over almost as quickly as it began with Bush filing for an annulment just five months later. The pair eventually divorced in December 2006. “We were two stupid kids who had no business being in a relationship in the first place,” Bush revealed on Watch What Happens Live in 2014. “To all the other costars who’ve worked it out, more power to you.”

Bush went on to date her Stay Alive co-star Jon Foster, her OTH co-star James Lafferty in 2008, and she was in a long-term relationship with her OTH co-star, Austin Nichols. The pair officially split in February of 2012.

The Incredibles 2 actress went on to date, late Google programmer, Dan Fredinburg who died tragically during an avalanche on Mt. Everest in 2014. She was then linked to her Chicago P.D. co-star, Jesse Lee Soffer. Since then it appears, Bush has been a single lady.

Inside Sophia Bush and Grant Hughes’ romance

Recently, The Hitcher actress was spotted getting some fresh air amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. She and a mask-wearing mystery man were taking a stroll in Malibu while holding hands.

Though his entire face was covered due to the mask and a pair of sunglasses, fans immediately identified the mystery man as Grant Hughes


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Who is Grant Hughes?

Bush’s new man, Grant Hughes is a local entrepreneur who is passionate about giving back to his community. Hughes founded the FocusMotion Health foundation which “creates data-driven orthopedic recovery solutions” for surgery patients. He also loves to volunteer.

Hughes has been known to volunteer with the Wayfarer Foundation which provides “free clothes, haircuts, foot washing, medical services, legal services, a warm meal, showers, eye exams, and a damn good dance party” to the homeless.

He also recently provided his support to medical professionals and other essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Knowing about Bush’s love for helping others, this seems like an ideal match for the actress.