Star Wars’ George Lucas Marries in Star-Studded Celebration
George Lucas, Melody Hobsen
George Lucas celebrated his recent nuptials to Mellody Hobson with a star-studded party, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Last weekend, Lucas and Hobson wed at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, Calif., with Ron Howard, Oprah and Steven Spielberg in attendance. On Saturday, the newlyweds held their second reception in Hobson's native Chicago. Celebrity guests included Star Wars alum Mark Hamill, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Gayle King, Al Roker, Jesse Jackson and Robin Williams. Prince provided the music, performing with a 22-piece band.
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Hobson, 43, is the chair of DreamWorks Animation and the head of the Chicago-based investment management firm Ariel Investments. She also contributes financial analysis for CBS News. She and Lucas, 68, announced their engagement in January.