Los Angeles: Hollywood filmmaker George Lucas has tied the knot with his girlfriend Mellody Hobson, whom had been dating since 2006, Mellody Hobson. It was a private wedding ceremony for the Star Wars filmmaker and media was not allowed to attend this low-key profile marriage event. The couple exchanged vows before an intimate gathering at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California at 5 pm on June 22.
The George Lucas guest list had fellow movie director Ron Howard
and actor Samuel L Jackson. After the wedding, Jackson took to
Twitter and posted: "Let's give a Galactic shout out to Master
George Lucas & his bride Melody on this their wedding day!!
Even Ron Howard congratulated the newlyweds on his Twitter page.
The director tweeted: "George Lucas Melody Hobson wedding was joy
to behold Bill Moyers service was beautiful, nothing short of
profound. Congrats Mr. & Mrs. Lucas (sic."
George Walton Lucas is one of the American film industry's most
successful filmmakers financially. He is film producer,
screenwriter, director, and entrepreneur. He is best known as the
creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the
archaeologist-adventurer character Indiana Jones. He founded
Lucasfilm Limited and led the company as chairman and chief
executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company in
George Lucas' Previous Relationship
Previously, George Lucas dated film editor Marcia Lou Griffin,
who won an Academy Award for her editing work on the original Star
Wars film. The filmmaker married the editor and the couple adopted
a daughter Amanda in 1981.
Lucas-Marcia's Marriage Life
In 1983, George Lucas divorced Marcia Lou Griffin, who was
subsequently married to Tom Rodrigues, with whom she had a second
daughter Amy Rodrigues. Later, Lucas had a brief relationship with
singer Linda Ronstadt before he hooked up to Mellody
Lucas-Hobson's Love Affair
Mellody Hobson is the president of Ariel Investments and chair
of Dreamworks Animation. After meeting her in a few public events,
George Lucas began dating this businesswoman in 2006.
George Lucas and Mellody Hobson announced their engagement in
January 2013. They entered the wedlock on June 22, 2013 at Lucas's
Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California.
George Lucas' Adopted Children
Besides Amanda, George Lucas has also adopted two more children
named Katie, born in 1988, and Jett, born in 1993. All three
children have appeared in the three Star Wars prequels. They
continue to live with Lucas and Mellody.