THE RELUCTANT HUNK

LOUIS SPENCER, VISCOUNT ALTHORP

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When Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle at Windsor Cas­tle in May last year, the hearts of wannabe Wind­sors broke all over the world – un­til they caught sight of Harry’s hunky cousin.

Louis, the 24-year-old son of late Princess Diana’s brother, Earl Charles Spencer (54), cut a dash­ing fig­ure as he es­corted his mother, for­mer model Vic­to­ria Aitken (53), and two of his sis­ters, Lady El­iza (26) and Lady Kitty (28).

The blond, bearded blue­blood sent so­cial me­dia into a melt­down of mar­riage pro­pos­als as he fea­tured in the live feed out­side St Ge­orge’s Chapel.

His ti­tle is Viscount Althorp, but he’ll be­come the 10th Earl Spencer and in­herit the fam­ily’s an­ces­tral home, Althorp, when Charles dies.

Louis – who un­like his sis­ters is rarely pic­tured out and about and shuns so­cial me­dia – grew up in South Africa. Af­ter Charles and Vic­to­ria split, she moved her fam­ily to Cape Town and the Spencer brood all went to pres­ti­gious pri­vate board­ing schools in the Mother City. At the time the de­ci­sion not to send Louis to Eton – where his an­ces­tors went for al­most 250 years – was a bit of a scan­dal.

Louis went on to study in Scot­land, but his mom still lives in Cape Town. So keep an eye out for those tou­sled golden locks on the beach.

ABOVE: From left are Lady El­iza Spencer, Louis Spencer, Vic­to­ria Aitken and Lady Kitty Spencer at the wed­ding of the Duke and Duchess of Sus­sex. RIGHT: A young Louis with his fa­ther, Charles Spencer.

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