‘Keep Up With The Aristocrats’ on ITV stars Lord Ivar Mountbatten, chef Jean-Christophe Novelli and James Coyle. (Image credit: ITV)
Lord Ivar Mountbatten is the star of ITVThe new three-part documentary from Keeping Up with the Aristocrats.
The first episode of the light entertainment series, which airs at 9 p.m. on Monday, January 17, shows Mountbatten and his husband James Coyle trying to open a restaurant.
Here’s everything you need to know about Lord Ivar Mountbatten.
Who is Lord Ivar Mountbatten?
Lord Ivar Mountbatten is an Englishman of British descent with interests in agriculture, geology and business.
Previously, he served as a director of SCL Group, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica.
Mountbatten has three daughters: Ella Louise Georgina (born 1996), Alexandra ‘Alix’ Nada Victoria (born 1998) and Louise ‘Luli’ Xenia Rose (born 2002).
Mountbatten is the only member of the British Open monarchy to have an open-sex relationship and the first to hold a same-sex wedding.
Mountbatten has lived in Bridwell Park (where the series found him) since 1997; he previously lived in Moyns Park in Essex.
Is he part of the royal family?
He is not technically an official part of royal family, even though he was part of their extended family.
Queen Victoria was his great-grandmother, and he was also Prince Charles’ second cousin through their father.
What happened to Lord Louis Mountbatten and how was Ivar related to him?
Most people will hear the name Mountbatten and think of Lord Louis Mountbatten. He was played by Charles Dance in the third series of Crown.
Lord Louis Mountbatten is Prince Phillip’s maternal uncle. He was the last Viceroy of India and the first Governor-General of the Dominion of India. Mountbatten is believed to have participated in a coup to remove Labor prime minister Harold Wilson from office.
He was later assassinated by the IRA in 1979, after a bomb was planted in his fishing boat.
Lord Louis Mountbatten was the uncle of Lord Ivar Mountbatten.
Who is James Coyle, husband of Ivar Mountbatten?
James Coyle is the former director of flight attendant services. Coyle and Mountbatten met at a ski resort in Verbier, Switzerland.
Mountbatten revealed the couple fell in love in September 2016 and in 2018 they were married.
Mountbatten’s ex-wife led him down the aisle.
A note from the editor:
Thank you for reading. NationalWorld is a new national news brand, produced by a team of journalists, editors, video producers and designers living and working across the UK. Learn more about who’s Who in the group, and ours editorial value. We want to start a community among our readers, so follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagramand continue the conversation. You can also register email newsletter and get a selection of our best readings delivered to your inbox every day.
https://www.nationalworld.com/culture/lord-ivar-mountbatten-who-is-british-aristocrat-is-he-part-of-the-royal-family-who-is-husband-james-coyle-3530926 Lord Ivar Mountbatten: who is the British aristocrat, is he a member of the royal family, who is husband James Coyle?