Heir to Blenheim Palace is a party-loving polo player

The OTHER Spencer! Heir to Blenheim Palace is a party-loving polo player who’s pals with Harry and is giving cousin Kitty a run for her money with his jet-set lifestyle

  • Future Duke of Marlborough is an aviation broker and talented polo player 
  • George, Marquess of Blandford has amassed more than 3,500 followers online
  • He will one day inherit 2,000 acre Blenheim Palace and £100m from his father 
  • Is a distant cousin of Kitty Spencer and relative of Diana and Winston Chuchill 

Kitty Spencer may be one of the most famous young royals around.

But George Blandford has been giving his cousin a run for her money of late by posting photos of his jet-setting, party-loving lifestyle online.

The 25-year-old aristocrat and polo player, who will one day inherit Blenheim Palace and an estimated £100m fortune, is making quite a name for himself on social media by sharing an extraordinary glimpse into his charmed life.

The well-heeled aviation broker – whose full name is George John Godolphin Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford – is the son of James Spencer-Churchill, 12th Duke of Marlborough and his first wife Rebecca Mary Few Brown. 

He also works as a model and brand ambassador for polo company La Martina, and has played against Prince Harry on the polo field.

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Charmed life: The future Duke of Marlborough boasts a pilot’s license and ‘an adorable smile’, according to Tatler, and has been entertaining followers with his jet-set lifestyle

The aviation broker – whose full name is George John Godolphin Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford – on a recent trip to Miami, Florida

A vintage Ferrari at a car show at Blenheim. Among George’s inner circle are Ella May Sangster, granddaughter of the late horse-racing magnate Robert, and chocolate heiress Jemima Cadbury

Recent gatherings at the 2,000-acre Blenheim Palace estate (pictured) include a Christmas party, not to mention countless overseas jaunts for work and play

George became Marquess of Blandford in 2014, following his grandfather’s death and was named last year by Tatler as one of the ’10 most eligible people in the land’. 

But singletons will be disappointed to learn the Harrow-educated UCL graduate is set to the knot this year with childhood sweetheart Camilla Thorp, an interior designer who he met when he was just 16.

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As future marchioness, Camilla will one day preside over 187-room Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire with her husband.

George, who is a distant relative of Winston Churchill (the wartime PM was his great-great-uncle), Diana Princess of Wales, and the Vanderbilt dynasty, can often be seen entertaining friends behind the walls of his family’s eighteenth-century pile. 

Future wife: The Harrow-educated UCL graduate is set to the knot this year with childhood sweetheart Camilla Thorp (pictured), an interior designer who he met when he was just 16

The future Duke d is building a reputation for being a seriously impressive polo player having played alongside Prince Harry himself at Cirencester (pictured) – and beating him

Royal connections: Kitty Spencer, daughter of Charles, 9th Earl Spencer, is a distant cousin of George and has made a name for herself through high-profile modelling campaigns

Recent gatherings at the 2,000-acre estate include a Christmas party, not to mention countless overseas jaunts for work and play. 

There have also been countless foreign trips to Miami, Las Vegas, Istanbul, Verbier, and a private chateau in northern France.

And in January, he walked the runway for Dolce & Gabbana at Milan Fashion Week. 

Among his inner circle are Ella May Sangster, granddaughter of the late horse-racing magnate Robert, and chocolate heiress Jemima Cadbury. 

George on a recent skiing trip in Verbier. There have also been countless foreign trips to Miami, Las Vegas, Istanbul, Verbier, and a private chateau in northern France.

George and fiancée Camilla (far left) on holiday in Mykonos with friends. The 25-year-old stands to inherit Blenheim Palace along with a £100 million fortune from his father one day

As future marchioness, Camilla (pictured on holiday in Istanbul with George) will one day preside over 187-room Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire with her husband

The aviation broker – whose full name is George John Godolphin Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford (second left) enjoys a trip to Las Vegas last year with friends

George is now  a licensed pilot, with this photo from 2013 captioned: ‘First flying lesson!’ He now works as an aviation broker as well as being a model and ambassador for a polo company

A recent photo on George’s Instagram shows him and his friends enjoying a stay at a private chateau in northern France, just one of many overseas trips

The is giving Kitty a run for her money by entertaining thousands of followers with an extraordinary glimpse into his charmed life (pictured fishing at Blenheim Palace’s lake)

George, who has a pilot’s license, takes to the skies. He is also a talented polo player and has been known to beat Prince Harry on pitch

The future Duke boasts a pilot’s license and ‘an adorable smile’, according to Tatler, and is building a reputation for being a seriously impressive polo player having played alongside Prince Harry himself at Cirencester – and beating him.

In a recent interview he said: ‘My family has always been into horses, so from hunting and riding, I sort of progressed to polo. 

‘I started playing at school, and then when I left school I kept on playing some club polo, in Cirencester where I play today.’ 

He is currently busy training for an upcoming Transatlantic row challenge for Starlight charity.

The Spencer-Churchill clan was born when Anne Churchill, daughter of the first Duke of Marlborough, married Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland.

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