NICASIO (CBS SF) – Wedding bells rang on Saturday as Bay Area filmmaker, George Lucas marries his longtime girlfriend and financial correspondent Mellody Hobson. The wedding took place at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, a representative from Lucasfilm Ltd. confirmed to CBSNews.com.

Lucas & Hobson has dated since 2006 and announced their engagement in January. Lucas is 69 and Hobson is 44.

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Celebrity friends took to Twitter to congratulate the couple including fellow filmmaker, Ron Howard and “Star Wars” star, Samuel L. Jackson:

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This is Lucas’ second time down the aisle. He was married to film editor Marcia Lou Griffin in 1969 and divorced in 1983. Lucas has three children: Amanda, Katie and Jett. This is Hobson’s first marriage. News of their engagement surfaced in January.

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