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It will be the first marriage for Hobson, 43, and the second for Lucas, 68.PHOTOS: When You Wish Upon a Death Star: The Surprising Symmetry of Star Wars and Disney In addition to her gig with Dream Works, Hobson also heads Chicago-based investment management firm Ariel Investments Llc. Ariel reportedly is among the largest African-American-owned money management and mutual fund companies in the U. Hobson is a regular financial contributor to ABC’s .“I’m moving away from the business, from the company, from all this kind of stuff,” he told a reporter from the New York Times.Nine months later, it was revealed that The Walt Disney Company had put in an offer to acquire Lucasfilm, and in December 2012, the deal was finalized—Lucasfilm became an official Disney subsidiary for a whopping .06 billion.In 1971, Lucas founded his own production company, Lucasfilm Limited.In 2012, after over 40 years of putting out big-budget blockbusters, Lucas announced that he was ready to wrap up his career in mainstream Hollywood.But it does not mean that your ideas are not as good. It is beholden upon you to make sure you speak up,’” Hobson said. Sometimes my voice would quiver but I said it, and the more authentic I was, the more successful I became,” she said. And I had a friend who once told to me, ‘To be original there’s no one like you.’” For Hobson, originality and self-confidence were cultivated at an early age.“That was something that I thought was a very generous and thoughtful thing to say, and when you’re 22 years old and you’re going into the big world of finance and you know nothing about nothing, it was a very reassuring and compelling comment to give me as a young person.” Oftentimes, Hobson would be the only female and African-American in those rooms, but that didn’t stop her from speaking up. “My oldest sister is two decades plus older than me. My family made sure I knew that I was not planned,” Hobson said.
“When you have an idea that lives and thrives for 40 years with multiple generations of people and those messages stand the test of time, it’s because those messages are very wise and very deep,” Hobson said. 9, 2013, Hobson and Lucas welcomed a baby girl, Everest Hobson Lucas, via gestational surrogate. We’re a good combination.” A new lakefront location for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is being proposed in Chicago.The newlyweds welcomed daughter Everest Hobson Lucas via gestational surrogate on Friday, Aug. The baby girl is the first biological child for both Lucas, 69, and Hobson, 44.“Bravery means that you’re fearful,” Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson said to an audience of 1,600 during the annual Women in the Forefront luncheon on April 15. I think that’s more important than anything else, especially for women.” Hobson, 47, has been working at Ariel Investments since her graduation from Princeton University.PHOTOS: ' Star Wars: Episode VII' By Four Top Directors (Cartoon) Lucas made headlines in October for donating his .05 billion payday – the amount he received for selling Lucasfilm – to an education foundation.“As I start a new chapter in my life, it is gratifying that I have the opportunity to devote more time and resources to philanthropy,” Lucas said at the time.
The celebrity couple first started dating in 2006 after meeting at a business event—Hobson is the chair of leading animation studio Dream Works Animation.