Who is Michael Lewis, the Millionaire Husband of Lady Kitty Spencer?!

Who is Michael Lewis, the Millionaire Husband of Lady Kitty Spencer?!
Michael Lewis is the husband of Lady Kitty Spencer. source: Tatler
  • Michael Lewis is famous for being Lady Kitty Spencer’s husband.
  • Apart from that, he is also a millionaire businessman who is the chairman of a clothing group.
  • The couple tied the knot in a three-day-long ceremony in Italy in 2021.

More about the life and career of Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis might be known as the husband of Lady Kitty Spencer but he is more than that.

Being married to the niece of the late Princess Diana did help him gain some fame but he is already a big name in the business industry.

Kitty and Michael tied the knot in a lavish three-day ceremony in Italy in June 2021.

Their wedding also became the talk of the town as the bride wore a series of five hand-made gowns by Dolce & Gabbana during their nuptials at Vila Aldobrandini on the outskirts of Rome.

The famous Italian fashion house called the wedding the most “important day of [Kitty’s] life” as her brother, Louis Spencer walked her down the aisle.

Know more about the man who stole the aristocrat’s heart.

Also, Read Lady Kitty Spencer converting to Judaism before her marriage to Michael Lewis!

Michael’s Personal Life and Career

Michael was born in 1959 in South Africa. He is a holder of both  South African and British citizenship. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University of Cape Town.

Lewis then moved to London in the 1980s.

Lewis got married to his first wife, Leola Lewis in 1985. Together they have three adult children. Michael and Leona got divorced after a few years of marriage.

Lady Kitty Spencer (2)
Lewis is 32 years his wife’s senior. source: People

Talking about his career, Lewis is the chairman of a retail clothing group named Foschini Group which has more than 3,000 stores.

Under the company falls British clothing chains like Phase Eight and Whistles and also Jet in South Africa and Australian Retail Apparel Group.

Michael was the first member of his family to start a business. His grandfather, Meyer Lewis made a huge fortune by becoming the founder of the Lewis furniture chain in the 1930s.

After that, Michael’s dad, Stanley Lewis received a controlling stake in the Foschini Group in the 1980s.

Apart from the family business, Lewis also is actively involved on the board of numerous fund management firms.

He established the family’s investment vehicle, Oceana Investment Corporation after moving to London.

What is Michael’s Net Worth?

Lewis is estimated to have a net worth of £80m. He owns a property worth £19m in Central  London and a lavish home in South Africa where he was born.

Relationship and Marriage with Kitty Spencer

While it is unclear when or how the two met, a publication suggested that they were already dating in August 2018. After being introduced by former defense secretary Liam Fox, the two started spending a lot of time together.

The first time they were pictured together was outside The Mark Hotel in Manhattan, New York in May 2019.

The Evening Standard reported at the time that the then-rumored couple left the hotel separately but got into the same car.

Lady Kitty Spencer (1)
The two got married in 2021. source: Evening Standard

They confirmed their romance in August 2019 during a romantic vacation in St Tropez. They were snapped kissing outside a club.

Lewis and  Spencer announced their engagement in January 2020 after an insider said that the business tycoon popped the question just before Christmas.

The source said at the time,

“She’s been in Cape Town for the holidays and told her mother and the rest of the family. Michael is loved by all of them,”

“Despite his wealth, he’s very humble and low key.”

Also, Read Lady Kitty Spencer married Michael Lewis in a grand wedding ceremony!

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