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George Lucas

George Lucas
George Lucas in 2009
Personal information
Birth dateMay 14, 1944(age 72)
Place of birthModesto, California, U.S.
ResidenceMarin County, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
EducationModesto Junior College
Alma materUniversity of Southern California (B.A. and B.S.)
OccupationChairman & CEO of Lucasfilm
Years active1965 - present
Influenced by*Frank Herbert * Joseph Campbell
Home townCentral Valley, California, U.S.
Net worthUS$3.2 billion (2011)
SpouseMarcia Lucas (1969 - 1983)
PartnerMellody Hobson (2007 - present)

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George Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American film producer, screenwriter, and director, and entrepreneur. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive of Lucasfilm. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist-adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful directors/producers, with an estimated net worth of $3.2 billion as of 2011.


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