George Lucas celebrates wedding with Chicago investor
“Star Wars” creator George Lucas celebrated his marriage to Chicago investor Mellody Hobson with a reception on the city’s south side.
The star-studded event took place at Promontory Point on South Lake Shore Drive Saturday night.
The couple got married at Lucas’ Skywalker ranch in California last weekend.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Saturday’s guests included Robin Williams, Star Wars star Mark Hamill, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Reverend Jesse Jackson, and Grammy winner Ne-Yo.
Prince provided the music. He also held an impromptu midnight concert at City Winery Chicago.
President of Chicago-based Ariel Investments, Hobson also is a member of World Business Chicago, the quasi-public group that helps shape the mayor’s economic development strategy.