Introducing Freddy Knatchbull, 18, great-grandson of Lord Mountbatten

독특한: ‘Having a famous family cuts both ways’: Model Freddy Knatchbull, 18, great-grandson of Lord Mountbatten, says people ‘judge him before they know himas he shares his portfolio after being scouted on the streets of London

  • Freddy Knatchbull, 18, is the son of Curzon Cinemas CEO Philip Knatchbull, 60, grandson of 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 그리고 그의 두 번째 아내, Wendy
  • He is pursuing a modelling career after being spotted on London’s Oxford Street
  • His girlfriend Delphi Primrose, 18, is daughter of Sotheby’s boss Lord Dalmeny
  • Said his surname is a blessing and a curseand he wants to forge his own path
  • 스팽글 블루&그린 올인원으로 도착한 Lizzie, humble and boasting royal ties, up-and-coming model Freddy Knatchbull ticks all the boxes of a high-society heartthrob.

    The 18-year-old is the son of Curzon Cinemas CEO Philip Knatchbull, 60, grandson of 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 그리고 그의 두 번째 아내, Wendy.

    His fashion designer sister, Daisy, is friends with the Manners sisters of The Crown’s Belvoir Castle, and his girlfriend is Tatler cover girl Delphi Primrose, 18, daughter of Sotheby’s boss Lord Dalmeny.

    Yet despite his impeccable social connections, it was Freddy’s looks, not his phone book, that landed him a contract with SELECT Model Management.

    Athletic and chiselled, the 6ft 1in teenager was scouted while walking down London’s Oxford Street ‘and it took off from there’, 그는 FEMAIL에게 말했다.

    But having a famous surname certainly doesn’t hurt.

    ‘It would be naive of me not to accept that my family background will give me an initial advantage in the modelling world,’ 그는 말했다.

    ‘But it cuts both ways. People might judge me without getting to know me first. A sort of judging a book by its cover situation. ‘[궁극적으로] I hope to develop my own identity through my hard work and dedication.

    그는 '누구도 자신의 길을 막게 할 수 없다': Freddy Knatchbull, 18, is spending his gap year focusing on modelling and has signed a contract with SELECT Model Management after being spotted on Oxford Street

    그는 '누구도 자신의 길을 막게 할 수 없다': Freddy Knatchbull, 18, is spending his gap year focusing on modelling and has signed a contract with SELECT Model Management after being spotted on Oxford Street

    파워 커플: Freddy's girlfriend is Tatler cover girl Delphi Primrose, 18, daughter of Sotheby's boss Lord Dalmeny. 사진, the couple in July

    At the Tatler Little Black Book party

    파워 커플: Freddy’s girlfriend is Tatler cover girl Delphi Primrose, 18, daughter of Sotheby’s boss Lord Dalmeny. 사진, the couple in July (왼쪽) and at the Tatler Little Black Book party

    나는 그것이 달성 가능하다고 생각합니다.: Athletic and chiselled, 6ft 1in Freddy was scouted while walking down London's Oxford Street 'and it took off from there'

    나는 그것이 달성 가능하다고 생각합니다.: Athletic and chiselled, 6ft 1in Freddy was scouted while walking down London’s Oxford Street ‘and it took off from there

    Freddy lives at home with his parents London and is taking a gap year before going on to university, where he hopes to study politics.

    Unlike many other privileged young men in his position, Freddy prefers to keep a low profile on Instagram and doesn’t make a habit of showing up at flash parties.

    ‘I love playing sports and I always have,’ 그는 말했다. ‘I’m a massive Arsenal fan and love playing football, I also play a lot of basketball and support the Los Angeles Lakers and I love going to the gym.

    ‘I really enjoy acting, although I haven’t had as many chances to do so since I finished school. I also like fishing, whether that be fly fishing in the River Test or deep sea fishing in the Atlantic.

    ‘My father is in the film business and I love going to the cinema with him and watching the latest films.

    Bright spark: 프레디, who recently finished school, is focusing on modelling while on his gap year before studying Politics at university

    Bright spark: 프레디, who recently finished school, is focusing on modelling while on his gap year before studying Politics at university

    낮은 키: Unlike many other young men in his privileged position, Freddy prefers to keep a low profile on Instagram and doesn't make a habit of showing up at flash parties

    낮은 키: Unlike many other young men in his privileged position, Freddy prefers to keep a low profile on Instagram and doesn’t make a habit of showing up at flash parties

    Philip Knatchbull is the son of Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, the eldest daughter of the Duke of Edinburgh’s beloved uncle ‘DickieMountbatten.

    Philip’s younger brother, 엄청난 히트를 쳤다., was among those killed in the 1979 IRA bombing that claimed the life of his grandfather.

    Freddy grew up hearing stories of his great-grandfather. ‘It was nice to hear the private side of the public persona,’ Freddy said.

    Philip has a daughter, Daisy, with his first wife, Atalanta Cowan, and shares Freddy and John, 17, with Wendy.

    ‘My family is very supportive and have always been,’ Freddy said. ‘I love them to bits and it makes me very happy that they are so excited for me.

    ‘My Mum was also a professional model and gives me loads of advice about modelling.

    He also swaps tips with his girlfriend of six months Delphi Primrose, a descendant of 19th century Prime Minister Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery who is signed to Storm Models, famous for discovering Kate Moss.

    Freddy recently 'got very close' to being cast in the lead of a new Netflix show - he remains tight-lipped on the details - after making it 'through a lot of casting rounds'

    Freddy recently ‘got very closeto being cast in the lead of a new Netflix showhe remains tight-lipped on the detailsafter making it ‘through a lot of casting rounds

    ‘We chat about it a lot and we’re both very supportive of each other’s careers,’ 그는 말했다. ‘We love going to events together and we would really like to work together on a shoot.

    Most recently the hot new society couple were spotted at Tatler’s star-studded Little Black Book party.

    His sister Daisy, 29, who introduced Delphi and Freddy, is founder of The Deck, a made-to-measure tailoring house exclusively for women which has been spotted on the likes of Jodie Whittaker, Liz Hurley and the Duchess of York.

    ‘Daisy is one of the best in the industry and has been very helpful with giving me advice,’ Freddy said. ‘I’m very proud to be her brother.

    Whatever advice he is following, it is working.

    Freddy's sister Daisy, 29, who introduced Delphi and Freddy, is founder of The Deck, a made-to-measure tailoring house exclusively for women which has been spotted on the likes of Jodie Whittaker, Liz Hurley and the Duchess of York. 사진, Daisy with their father Philip

    Freddy’s sister Daisy, 29, who introduced Delphi and Freddy, is founder of The Deck, a made-to-measure tailoring house exclusively for women which has been spotted on the likes of Jodie Whittaker, Liz Hurley and the Duchess of York. 사진, Daisy with their father Philip

    Freddy recently ‘got very closeto being cast in the lead of a new Netflix showhe remains tight-lipped on the detailsafter making it ‘through a lot of casting rounds’.

    ‘I didn’t land the role in the end but it has sort of inspired me to lean towards maybe doing some acting. It is not uncommon for models to end up in the acting industry,’ 그는 말했다.

    ‘I’m very comfortable being in front of the camera. It definitely does come naturally. The way I pose, my expression and the direction can really help bring clothing alive on a model. The communication between photographer and model is really important for me.

    Now Freddy would like to work with brands he ‘wears every daylike Burberry, 구찌, Prada and Calvin Klein.

    그는 덧붙였다: ‘I’ve been able to work with some amazing people and I’m really looking forward to the future.

    Freddy’s famous family! How the up-and-coming model is descended from Prince Philip’s uncle Louis Mountbatten

    Freddy’s great-grandfather is Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, who played an influential role in the life of his nephew, 필립 왕자, and his great-nephew, 찰스 왕자.

    Charles referred to Lord Mountbatten as his Honorary Grandfather, and consulted him on matters both of state and of the heart.

    Their close relationship was depicted in the hit Netflix series The Crown, where Lord Mountbatten was portrayed by Greg Wise (계절 1 과 2) and Charles Dance (계절 3 과 4).

    Lord Mountbatten, affectionately known as ‘Dickie’, married Edwina Ashley and had two daughters, Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, 누가 죽었는지 2017, 늙은 93, and Lady Pamela Hicks, 92.

    Freddy's great-grandfather is Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 사진, who played an influential role in the life of his nephew, 필립 왕자

    Louis' grandmother is the late Patricia Knatchbull, pictured right with her husband the 7th Baron Brabourne

    Freddy’s great-grandfather is Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, who played an influential role in the life of his nephew, 필립 왕자. His grandmother is the late Patricia Knatchbull, pictured right with her husband the 7th Baron Brabourne

    Patricia Knatchbull and her husband, John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne, had eight children, including Nicholas, who died in the 1979 IRA bombing. Another son, 검인을 시작하다, died at birth. Freddy's father Philip is the fifth of the surviving six children. He has been married twice: to Atalanta Vereker and to Wendy, 사진, Freddy's mother

    Patricia Knatchbull and her husband, John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne, had eight children, including Nicholas, who died in the 1979 IRA bombing. Another son, 검인을 시작하다, died at birth. Freddy’s father Philip is the fifth of the surviving six children. He has been married twice: to Atalanta Vereker and to Wendy, 사진, Freddy’s mother

    Edwina Mountbatten died of unknown causes in 1960, 세의 나이에 58. 그녀의 남편, 뱀장어와 비슷한 턱 없는 물고기의 고대 혈통이다., died in the 1979 IRA bombing that also claimed the life of his 14-year-old grandson Nicholas and Paul Maxwell, a 15-year-old crew member.

    Doreen, Dowager Lady Brabourne, the mother-in-law of his daughter Patricia, died from her injuries.

    Charles read the lesson at Lord Mountbatten’s funeral.

    After marrying in a wedding when the then Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret served as bridesmaids, Patricia and her husband, John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne, had eight children, including Nicholas. Another son, 검인을 시작하다, died at birth.

    Philip Knatchbull's former sister-in-law is Penny Knatchbull, now known as Lady Brabourne, a close friend of Prince Philip's who was the only non-family member invited to the Duke of Edinburgh's funeral. The pair shared a passion for carriage-driving. 사진, Prince Philip and Penny share a joke at the 2009 Windsor Horse Show

    Philip Knatchbull’s former sister-in-law is Penny Knatchbull, now known as Lady Brabourne, a close friend of Prince Philip’s who was the only non-family member invited to the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral. The pair shared a passion for carriage-driving. 사진, Prince Philip and Penny share a joke at the 2009 Windsor Horse Show

    Also in the family is Philip's aunt, 레이디 파멜라 힉스, who served as a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Queen and Prince Philip. 사진, Lady Pamela with daughter India

    Also in the family is Philip’s aunt, 레이디 파멜라 힉스, who served as a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Queen and Prince Philip. 사진, Lady Pamela with daughter India

    Freddy’s father, Philip Knatchbull, is the fifth of the surviving six children.

    His former sister-in-law is Penny Knatchbull, now known as Lady Brabourne, a close friend of Prince Philip’s who was the only non-family member invited to the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral. The pair shared a passion for carriage-driving.

    에 1991, Philip married first wife Atalanta Vereker and welcomed daughter Daisy, 지금 29. 에 2002 he married his second wife, Wendy, and the couple share two sons: Freddy and John, 17.

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