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!! Congrats!."
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 2012.
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 Hobson.
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.