|Real Name/Full Name||George Walton Lucas Junior|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||George Lucas|
|Birth Place:||Modesto, California|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 May 1944|
|Age/How Old:||79 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′7”
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Parents Name:||Father– George Walton Lucas Senior
Mother – Dorothy Ellionore Lucas
|Siblings:||Wendy Lucas, Kathleen Lucas, Ann Lucas|
|School:||Thomas Downey High School, Roosevelt Junior High School|
|College:||University of Southern California,(USC) School of Cinematic Arts|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Marcia Lou Griffin (divorced), Mellody Hobson|
|Kids/Children Name:||Amanda Lucas, Kate Lucas, Jett Lucas, Everest Hobson Lucas|
|Profession:||Director, Producer, Writer|
|Net Worth:||$6 Billion|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
George Lucas is an American film director, producer, writer, and entrepreneur. He is famously known as the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises. He is a financially successful and significant filmmaker considered very important in the 20th century New Hollywood movement. He is also the founder of the film company Lucasfilm, LucasArts, and Industrial Light & Magic.
Well, how well do you know about George Lucas? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about George Lucas’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about George Lucas to date.
Biography and Early Life
Lucas was born on 14th May 1944 in Modesto, California, US. His father, George Ellinore Lucas, and mother, Dorothy Ellionare Lucas, are of mixed descent. From the very beginning, Lucas was very interested in Disneyland, comics, and science fictions. During childhood, he wanted to be a race car driver and used to spend the most time there only. He left the stationery store job offered by his father and declared that he would be a millionaire by 30.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is George Lucas in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, George Lucas’s age is 79 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 14 May 1944. Though, he is 5′7” in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170 lbs in Pound and 77 kg in Kilograms.
He studied anthropology, sociology, and literature at Modesto Junior College. He became passionate about filmmaking by then and was always found with the camera or watching classic movies. He then transferred to the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts and graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts. He formed a student clique, The Dirty Dozen, along with his fellow mates. The Filmic Expression course used to be his favorite as he learned many aspects of filmmaking from it.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Lucas married Marcia Lou Griffin, who is an Academy Award-winning film editor, in 1969. They also adopted a daughter Amanda Lucas in 1981, but later divorced in 1983. As a single parent only, he adopted two more children, Katie Lucas (daughter) and Jett Lucas (son).
Interestingly, all his three children, along with him, appeared in Star Wars prequels. As per sources, he then dated singer Linda Ronstadt in the 1980s. He then came into a relationship with Mellody Hobson, an entrepreneur, and got married to her in 2013. They also had a daughter via ‘Gestational Carrier’.
Is George Lucas Gay?
NO … as per the sources searched for this article, there is nothing supporting the claim. Yes, he has only adopted children or had through Gestational Carrier, but that doesn’t mean anything like this. He is married twice and also had a relationship all with females. So, the claim stands nullified.
His career started as a camera person handling 16 mm nonstory noncharacter visuals. He watched some really inspiring classics and fell in love with cinema. His documentary ‘Electronic Labyrinth : THX 1138 4EB’ won first prize. He then got a student scholarship from Warner Bros. and worked on becoming a camera operator.
His debut directorial was ‘American Graffiti’ He first co-founded the studio American Zoetrope but later created his own company Lucasfilm Ltd. He then wrote an original piece, which became Star Wars, which became one of the highest grosser of all time, and the company also earned much through licensed Star Wars products.
From there on, he made Star Wars sequels and prequels, the Indiana Jones series, and many more successful movies. Pixar also emerged out as a wing of Lucas films for animated projects but was later purchased by Steve Jobs. He also co-founded the audio company THX Ltd.
He suffered some difficulties with his divorce but made a comeback with Star Wars prequels. In 2012, he announced that he is retiring from large movies and will only focus on small independent films. Though he kept working as a creative consultant but after release, he was not satisfied with the new trilogy for having a retro feel while considering the previous six as his children.
Being such a celebrated director, Lucas has won many awards throughout his life. Starting from the Inkpot Ward In 1977 to the Lifetime Achievement award in 2005, he has come a long way. He has been nominated four times in Academy awards. He was inducted in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame and also as a ‘Disney Legend’. He also received the National Medal of Arts from Barack Obama.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of George Lucas in 2023
George Lucas is one of the most financially celebrated filmmakers who has given some absolutely rampage blockbusters, and because of that, he has been able to garner a wealth of $6 billion as of 2023, though he has already announced half of his health to be given to charity.
While concluding, we can say that George Lucas is one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of Hollywood and has given some record-breaking yet memorable blockbusters. He started from scratch and reached a significant level. He gave the world Star Wars and will always be celebrated for his movies and works. We would like to thank him for all his efforts and wish him all the best for his upcoming ideas.