He was born in London but spent much of his life in South Africa. His family has largely stayed out of the limelight, but he did make a public appearance at Kate Middleton and Prince William's wedding in 2011.
After attending Diocesan College in South Africa, he enrolled at the University of Edinburgh. As the eldest son of the Earl Spencer, his official title is Viscount Althorp and he will assume the earldom once his father passes.
He, as well as his older sisters Eleanor, Victoria, and Amelia, were born to Charles Spencer and Victoria Lockwood. He also has three younger half-siblings.
He's a fan of Nicki Minaj and jokingly proposed to the singer after meeting her at a concert.