|Celebrated Name:||George Lucas|
|Real Name/Full Name:||George Walton Lucas, Jr.|
|Age:||76 years old|
|Birth Date:||14 May 1944|
|Birth Place:||Modesto, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Mellody Hobson (m. 2013), Marcia Lucas (m. 1969–1983)|
|Children:||Yes ( Amanda Lucas, Everest Hobson Lucas, Katie Lucas, Jett Lucas)|
|Profession:||American filmmaker and entrepreneur|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$7 billion|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
George Lucas is a retired filmmaker, and one of the most admired directors of our time. He is famous for being the brains behind the Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchise. The level of success this man has achieved can only be a dream to many but achieved by few, and considering he is the richest Hollywood celebrity in the world and among the most financially successful filmmakers, one cannot help but wonder how George Lucas net worth of billion dollars has been made?
Maybe you know about George Lucas very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of George Lucas’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
The son of George Walton Lucas Sr. and Dorothy Ellinore was born in Modesto, California, in 1944.during his teen years, Lucas loved and even participated in underground racing until one day he nearly died, and that made him abandon the interest.
Lucas went to Modesto Junior college and later would join the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts through her interest in films. That’s where he met Steven Spielberg, who collaborated with him in making of Indiana Jones film.
George Lucas currently is the husband to Mellody Hobson, and he is a father to four children and just one as a biological means and the rest through adoption. He once dated and married Marcia Lou Griffin then dated Linda Ronstadt. Lucas is a Buddhist Methodist, and currently, he resides in Marin County.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 14 May 1944, George Lucas is 76 years old as of today’s date 8th August 2020. His height is 1.68 m tall, and his weight is 77 kg.
After failing to join the united states Air Force and the Army for military service in Vietnam due to diabetes he decided to join USC graduate student in film production where he got a scholarship to be part of any film he chooses by Warner Bros. He would later go ahead in creating his own company Lucasfilm Ltd that directed American Graffiti.
He went ahead to create and direct Star Wars, and with the help of Alan Ladd Jr, who was a member of the 20th Century Fox, the company agreed to produce and distribute the film. He dint sell out merchandising and sequel rights, and today, the film is among the highest-grossing films of all time.
His next gig was to produce and write the four Indiana Jones films. He would later form Lucasfilm and sell it at $4 billion to The Walt Disney Company and animation studio Pixar that he would sell to Steve Jobs for $5 million. He also owns Industrial Light & Magic, a company that produces special effects.
Currently, he is an executive producer working for Indiana Jones.
Awards & Achievements
As one of the best directors and producers of films, George Lucas has won a number of awards. Some of the awards are a life Achievement Award, National Medal of Arts, a Disney legend inductee, and The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Inductee plus California Hall of Fame.2 Saturn Awards, 3 Hugo Awards and 1 Golden Raspberry Award. Among others.
Net Worth & Salary of George Lucas in 2020
As of August 2020, George Lucas’s net worth has been averaged to $7 billion. George Lucas fortune was made through his sale of LucasFilm to Disney back in 2012 that earned him a clean $4.1 billion, and also didn’t forget he sold digital animation studio Pixar to Steve Jobs for $5 million.
Apart from the sale of the two companies, Lucas makes money from Star Wars merchandise, video games, and Star Wars films since he didn’t sell his merchandising and sequel rights. And considering the Merchandise video games and the toys have grossed over $20 billion and the Star Wars films of $4 billion, you can see where this man has got the figures from in his net worth.
The Star Wars franchise is responsible for much of Lucas’ wealth. When the first film of the trilogy hit theaters in May 1977, it broke just about every box-office record there was at the time.
George Lucas was a nobody in his early years, and he is a perfect example of self-made fortune, and one thing we can all learn from him is “passion is the key to success.” The Star Wars franchise has really uplifted his status in society, and with the current environment, it seems there is more to come.