Mellody Hobson, George Lucas’ Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Published:11:00 am EDT, June 25, 2013| Updated:11:26 am EDT, June 25, 2013|
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Beloved George Lucas has married his longtime girlfriend Mellody Hobson and she is quite the woman.

We have all the info right here on her celebrity friends, her amazing accomplishments, and more. Check out our 5 Fast Facts now!


1. Spielberg Named "The Force" Mellody

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As old friend and business collaborator Steven Spielberg toasted the happy couple, Spielberg joked that "The Force" finally had a name: Mellody.

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2. Mellody Has a Lot of Famous Friends

Celebrities gathered to congratulate and celebrate the happy couple. The Huffington Post confirms that it was a star-studded affair. Journalist Bill Moyers officiated the ceremony, Van Morrison played at the reception, and many others including Francis Ford Coppola, Arianna Huffington, and Steven Spielberg were in attendance.

Friend and fan Samuel L. Jackson sent out a congratulatory tweet on behalf of Hobson and Lucas as well.


3. Hobson is Quite the Accomplished Business Woman

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First and foremost, Hobson is the president of Ariel Investments. Hobson is said to be a financial guru. She is also a chairman of Dreamworks Animation as well as a financial contributor with CBS.

According to TV Balla, Hobson is also a director of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., Groupon, Inc., and Starbucks Corporation. We are shocked she even had time to get married.

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4. This Girl is an Ivy League Chick

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With a Bachelor's degree from Princeton University, it seems that George Lucas isn't the only genius of the duo. Hobson earned her degree in 1991 from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. This power couple is certainly a intellectual "force" to be reckoned with.


5. Peter Soronen Designed Hobson's Wedding Dress

Fashion designer Peter Soronen has dressed many high-profile women, including the first lady Michelle Obama. He excels in evening wear and, according to The Huffington Post:

Soronen took a bridal turn for Hobson's wedding dress, a classic bridal confection complete with off-the-shoulder straps and an intricately beaded bodice. The bride changed skirts between the ceremony and the party, and she will be wearing a second Soronen dress for a post-wedding party in Chicago this coming weekend.

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