His father ran a stationery store and owned a small walnut orchard.His mother was in poor health, often bedridden, throughout Lucas's childhood.He is best known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises, as well as the founder of Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic.
When you have kids, you have a priority in your life'.'I wanted joy in my life. He was very emotionally blocked, incapable of sharing feelings,' she said. 'In his mind, I always stayed the stupid Valley girl.He never felt I had any talent, he never felt I was very smart and he never gave me much credit,' Griffin confessed to writer Peter Biskind in 1997. Ignatius College Prep high school, and subsequently attended Princeton University, graduating in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.In 2000, she ascended to become the president of Ariel, a Chicago investment firm that manages over billion in assets.Lucas, who years later became a filmmaker, entrepreneur, and founder of Lucas Films, finally summoned the nerve to ask Griffin out out and friends wondered how little George got this great looking girl.
After years of endless work with no time off, Griffin wanted a vacation, and she wanted a child.
Hobson serves on the board of many organizations, including the Chicago Public Education Fund, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and the Sundance Institute.
She is also a director of the Starbucks Corporation, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., and Dream Works Animation SKG, Inc..
Lucas finally fell in love in 2005 at 61 years old, when he met Mellody Hobson, of the Chicago financial firm, Ariel Investments.
Soon after her graduation from Princeton, Hobson joined Ariel Investments as an intern and rose to become the firm's senior vice president and director of marketing.
In the biography, George Lucas: A Life, published by Little, Brown, writer Brian Jay Jones tells of the filmmaker's decades of love adventures and how he finally found the woman of his dreams at age 61.