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After years of endless work with no time off, Griffin wanted a vacation, and she wanted a child.

Lucas kept putting her off and they finally adopted a little girl, Amanda, in 1972 after years of trying unsuccessfully to conceive.'I had made the decision, after Star Wars, that I had certain goals in my private life.

And she's an East Coast, Princeton grad, Wall Street fund manager…You would never think that we would get together, and have anything in common,' Lucas stated.'But when we did…we realized we have everything in common…I was attracted to her because she's really, really smart…If you're more beautiful than I am and smarter than I am and you'll put up with me, that's all it takes.

The pair exchanged vows at the billionaire's Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California, in front of 200 guests including Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Glenn Close, Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart, Quincy Jones and his daughter Rashida.

Huff Post Celebrity can report that filmmaker George Lucas and his girlfriend of seven years, businesswoman Mellody Hobson, are engaged.

The famed director, 68, and his longtime partner and president of a big-time Chicago-based investment management firm, Ariel Investments LLC, 43, are no strangers to showcasing their relationship in the spotlight.

Smart and charismatic, the Princeton-educated Hobson, 37 years old at the time, had a circle of powerful friends that included Oprah Winfrey, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Warren Buffett and former senator Bill Bradley.'I'm a '60s, West Coast, liberal, radical, artsy, dyed in the wool 99 percenter before there was such a thing.The pair are often spotted hand-in-hand on the red carpet, everywhere from the Cannes Film Festival to Formula One Grand Prix races to the NAACP awards.This will be the second marriage for the "Star Wars" writer-director -- he was previously married to Marcia Lucas (1969–1983) -- and the first marriage for Hobson, who helms the billion investment firm and is a regular financial contributor to "Good Morning America." Lucas recently made headlines after donating billion to an education foundation -- the amount he received after selling Lucasfilm Ltd. “For 41 years, the majority of my time and money has been put into the company,” Lucas said of his donation.Lucas, who rose to fame directing the 1971 science-fiction film“THX 1138,” launched“Star Wars” in 1977 developed it into one of the highest-grossing film franchises of all time.Lucas sold Lucasfilm and the“Star Wars” franchise to the Walt Disney Co in November for .05 billion.

Smart and charismatic, the Princeton-educated Hobson, 37 years old at the time, had a circle of powerful friends that included Oprah Winfrey, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Warren Buffett and former senator Bill Bradley.'I'm a '60s, West Coast, liberal, radical, artsy, dyed in the wool 99 percenter before there was such a thing.The pair are often spotted hand-in-hand on the red carpet, everywhere from the Cannes Film Festival to Formula One Grand Prix races to the NAACP awards.This will be the second marriage for the "Star Wars" writer-director -- he was previously married to Marcia Lucas (1969–1983) -- and the first marriage for Hobson, who helms the billion investment firm and is a regular financial contributor to "Good Morning America." Lucas recently made headlines after donating billion to an education foundation -- the amount he received after selling Lucasfilm Ltd. “For 41 years, the majority of my time and money has been put into the company,” Lucas said of his donation.Lucas, who rose to fame directing the 1971 science-fiction film“THX 1138,” launched“Star Wars” in 1977 developed it into one of the highest-grossing film franchises of all time.Lucas sold Lucasfilm and the“Star Wars” franchise to the Walt Disney Co in November for .05 billion.While Lucas was known as a serious and brooding in his younger years, Lucas's love interests include an upbeat film editor from the Valley, a flamboyant folk-rock singer and a smart and charismatic business woman.