Earl Charles Spencer is the youngest child in his family. He has three older sisters, Princess Diana, Lady Sarah McCorquodale, and Lady Jane Fellowes.
Charles inherited the title when his father passed away in 1992. His other titles include 9th Viscount Althorp, 9th Viscount Spencer of Althorp, 9th Baron Spencer of Althorp, and 4th Viscount Althorp.
He divorced his first wife, Victoria Aitken in 1997, and his second wife Caroline Freud in 2007. He is currently married to Karen Countess Spencer. They tied the knot in 2011. In total, he has seven children
He was a reporter on the Today show from 1986 until 1995. He's also written numerous books about his family's history. Spencer is involved in several charitable organizations including Whole Child International, which his wife Karen founded.