Amelia is the third daughter of Charles Spencer 9th Earl Spencer, and the daughter of Victoria Lockwood. She is a niece of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, and the sister of Kitty Spencer. Amelia was born in the UK, but she and her family moved to South Africa in 1995, and this is where she spent her childhood and grew up away from the media spotlight. She made her public debut at the wedding of her cousin, Prince William in 2011.
Away from the media spotlight Amelia has a very successful career as a wedding planner in South Africa, and has arranged 36 weddings to date. She is just beginning her career as a model and made her debut in a beautiful 20 page cover story with her twin sister Eliza for Tatler Magazine, and is due to return to London and the UK to develop her career.