George Lucas Is Engaged!

Congratulations! The 68-year-old director finally popped the question to Mellody Hobson, his girlfriend of almost a decade.

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This marriage will be Lucas’s second and Hobson’s first. The couple has been together for seven years. According to Lucas, he met his 43-year-old fiancé at a business conference in 2006 and they began dating shortly thereafter.

Ms. Hobson is the president of Chicago based investment firm Ariel Investments LLC.

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