TheForce.Net would like to congratulate George Lucas and Mellody Hobson, who were married on Saturday, June 22 in a ceremony at Skywalker Ranch that was presided over by PBS' Bill Moyers. Hobson is the president of Ariel Investments, the largest minority-run mutual fund firm in the United States. The couple have been dating since 2006, and they got engaged in January.
Lucas' son Jett was his best man, while his daughters Katie and Amanda were bridesmaids. The Huffington Post has more details about the wedding, plus an exclusive photo of the blushing bride and dapper groom, which you can check out here.
Hollywood icons Samuel L. Jackson and Ron Howard were in attendance and offered their congratulations on Twitter following the event.
Let's give a Galactic shout out to Master George Lucas & his Bride Melodie on This their WEDDING DAY!! Congrats!!!!!!— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) June 22, 2013
George Lucas Melody Hobson wedding was joy to behold Bill Moyers service was beautiful, nothing short of profound. Congrats Mr&Mrs Lucas— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) June 24, 2013
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