Lady Kitty Spencer, the niece of the late Princess Diana of Wales, is converting to Judaism to marry Jewish fashion tycoon Michael Lewis.

It will be the second marriage for Lewis, a South Africa native whose fortune is estimated at about $100 million. Spencer is a 29-year-old model, and Lewis, 61, is five years older than Spencer’s father, Earl.

It is not known to which branch of Judaism she is converting, Orthodox, Conservative or Reform, the British Sunday Times reported.

The report cited friends of the couple as saying that Spencer is “taking religious instruction” in preparation for the marriage. The two have also been witnessed in London attending synagogue together.

According to the British, Lewis is said to have married his first wife, with whom he has three adult children, in an Orthodox Jewish ceremony in 1985.

Spencer’s cousin, Prince William, is second in line to the throne of England and is the future supreme governor of the Church of England.

This article first appeared in Israel Hayom.

Support Jewish Journalism
with 2020 Vision

JNS is more than just another news website and syndication service. It is an organization devoted to nonstop reporting, and telling the truth about Israel and Jewish issues unburdened by the biases and institutional blinders that distort so much of what we read, hear and see about these topics elsewhere in the secular and even Jewish press.

At JNS, you get the facts about Israel and Jewish issues without the bias that so often tilts the argument against the Jewish state. JNS articles and columns are republished every week by digital outlets and print newspapers across the globe. But in the age of round-the-clock news coverage, advertising and syndication revenues are not enough to support our continued growth. We need your financial help to keep JNS on target as we continue our fair and accurate reporting.

Please help us take JNS to the next level with a tax-deductible sponsorship, either on a recurring monthly basis. Jewish News Syndicate is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.