Victoria Aitken

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Victoria Aitken
Born Catherine Victoria Lockwood
1965 (age 49–50)
Nationality British
Other names Victoria Spencer
Occupation Model
Spouse(s) Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer (m. 1989, div. 1997)
Jonathan Aitken (m. 2005, div. 2009)
Children Lady Kitty Spencer
Lady Eliza Spencer
Lady Amelia Spencer
Louis Spencer, Viscount Althorp

Victoria Aitken (born Catherine Victoria Lockwood; 1965) is a British former fashion model and the first wife of Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer, the younger brother of Diana, Princess of Wales. During her first marriage she was styled as Victoria, Viscountess Althorp, and later Victoria Spencer, Countess Spencer. In 2005, she married ex-model Jonathan Aitken; they divorced in 2009.

She suffered from eating disorders and drug and alcohol abuse during her first marriage. The couple moved with their four children to South Africa in 1995 to avoid the media.[1]

She is the sister of Christopher Lockwood, a member of the Number 10 Policy Unit.

Titles and styles[edit]

  • Miss Catherine Victoria Lockwood (1965 – 1989)
  • Viscountess Althorp (1989 – 1992)
  • The Rt. Hon. The Countess Spencer (1992 – 1997)
  • Victoria, Countess Spencer (1997 – 2005)
  • Mrs Jonathan Aitken (2005 – 2009)
  • Mrs Victoria Aitken (2009 – present)