I get a little nervous talking about her because the words are so flowery. And while she’s not a household name—at least not yet—she is at the hub of an eclectic group of people who are. For many years she was a contributor to ABC’s she now works for CBS News and is on the boards of too many philanthropic organizations to list.Meanwhile, Hollywood A-lister Leonardo Di Caprio has revealed he was set to take the role of the young Jedi knight in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith but it eventually went to Hayden Christensen because he wasn't 'ready to take the dive'.The pair exchanged vows at the billionaire's Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California, in front of 200 guests including Oprah Winfrey, Robert De Niro, Glenn Close, Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart, Quincy Jones and his daughter Rashida.She is a regular contributor on financial issues on CBS This Morning and a spokesperson for the annual Ariel/Schwab Black Investor Survey.Hobson serves on the board of many organizations, including the Chicago Public Education Fund, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art and the Sundance Institute.“On one level, it is shocking, it does surprise you, but then you know Mellody, and it’s not surprising at all,” he says.Because here’s the thing about Hobson’s remarkable life and all of this extravagant praise: it is earned.
So, today, the couple will celebrate Mother’s Day — and Lucas’ 73rd birthday.
They became engaged in January 2013 and, on Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch, they tied the knot on June 22, 2013, 30 years after Lucas’ first marriage had ended in divorce.
They have one daughter together, Everest, who was born Aug.
Lucas and Hobson welcomed their daughter on August 9, 2013.
The little one, who was delivered via surrogate, is the first biological child for the couple and joins Lucas' adopted children 32-year-old Amanda, 25-year-old Katie and 20-year-old Jett.
“My life was altered by meeting her, and that’s not something I say lightly,” Sandberg adds. I think she does that for everyone.”“What can I say? In August, the couple welcomed a daughter, Everest Hobson Lucas, who was born via gestational surrogate, to the world.