George Lucas is going to get married.

I wonder what color lightsaber the bride will wear.

Lucas and his girlfriend of seven years, businesswoman Mellody Hobson, are engaged, according to the Huffington Post.

The 'Star Wars" creator, 68, will marry Hobson, 43, who is president of the Chicago-based investment management firm, Ariel Investments LLC. The pair have been a high-profile couple, often spotted hand-in-hand on the red carpet at such events as the Cannes Film Festival, Formula One Grand Prix races and the NAACP awards.

This will be the second marriage for Lucas. He was married to Marcia Lucas from 1969 to 1983. It will be the first marriage for Hobson, who runs the $3 billion investment firm and is a regular financial contributor to "Good Morning America."

So it's safe to say she doesn't need his money.

Lucas recently made headlines after donating $4 billion to an education foundation -- the amount he received after selling Lucasfilm Ltd. (which Lucas solely owned) to Disney.

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