It was a wonderful day for the force as the Star Wars creator George Lucas married fiancée Mellody Hobson this past Saturday night. The couple’s friends confirmed the nuptials earlier today on Twitter.
The event took place at Marin County, California, home of the famous Skywalker Ranch. Fans of the couple shared the news via Twitter stating, “Let’s give a Galactic shout out to Master George Lucas & his bride Melodie on this, their wedding day,” said Samuel L. Jackson. Ron Howard shared his thoughts on the wedding Tweeting that the event, “was a joy to behold,” he added, “Bill Moyers service was beautiful, nothing short of profound. Congrats Mr. & Mrs. Lucas,” Howard wrote.
Hobson is 44 while Lucas is 69, she is currently the head of the investment management firm Ariel Investments. The couple have been dating since 2006. Lucas was previously married to Marcia Lucas, that lasted from 1969 until their divorce in 1983.