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George Lucas Is Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Star Wars creator George Lucas has become engaged to his longtime girlfriend, 43-year-old Mellody Hobson, a rep for Lucasfilm LTD confirmed to UsWeekly.

Hobson is chairperson for DreamWorks Animation and the head of an investment management firm.  

The couple has been dating for seven years.  A date for the wedding has not yet been made public.

It will be Hobson's first marriage and the second time around for the 68-year-old Lucas.

The movie mogul recently sold his company Lucasfilm Ltd. to the Walt Disney Company for $4.05 billion. Disney is the parent company of ABC News.

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