By Staff Reporter, Jun 25, 2013 09:36 AM EDT
(PHOTO CREDIT: Reuters)
Over the weekend, George Lucas married his his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson. George Lucas, who is most famously known for his work on the "Star Wars" franchise, married the 44-year-old at Skywalker Ranch in the San Francisco area on Saturday.
Journalist Billy Moyers officiated the ceremony, according to Lucasfilm spokeswoman Lynne Hale, and former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley walked Mellody Hobson down the aisle. Van Morrison and Janelle Monai reportedly performed at the reception, Steven Spielberg gave a toast and Francis Ford Coppola read a poem. Other guests included Samuel L. Jackson, ARianna Huffington and Ron Howard.
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This marks the second marriage for George Lucas, who was married to film editor Marcia Lucas from 1969 to 1983. George Lucas and Mellody Hobson have been dating since 2006.
Here are four things to know about the wife of George Lucas:
1. Mellody Hobson is the president of Chicago-based Ariel Investments and is a member on many corporate boards, including DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., Groupon, Inc., and Starbucks Corporation.
2. Mellody Hobson graduated from Princeton University with a degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1991.
3. Mellody Hobson is a contributor and analyst on CBS News for market and economic trends.
4. Mellody Hobson and George Lucas announced their engagement in January 2013.