The force is continually with ‘Star Wars’ director — who is now the proud dad of a newborn girl! He and his wife Mellody welcomed daughter Everest via a surrogate on August 9. Congrats!
George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson welcomed their first biological daughter, Everest Hobson Lucas on August 9. Their little girl was born via surrogacy to the happy couple, who married in June 2013. Fans of the Star Wars franchise couldn’t be more excited!
George Lucas’ Baby Born — ‘Star Wars’ Creator Welcomes Daughter
George, 69, welcomes his first biological daughter with the arrival of Everest, but he also has three grown adopted children: Amanda, 32; Katie, 25; and Jett, 20. The growing family added their tiny little girl to the mix with the help of a surrogate.
George and his Ariel Investments president wife Mellody, 44, have been together as a couple since 2006 but married in California just earlier this summer.
George Lucas & Mellody Hobson Welcome Daughter — Fans React On Twitter
George and the Star Wars franchise have such a strong following that fans took to Twitter to bring out their wittiest moments to welcome the couple’s new child on Twitter. Warning: puns ahead!
@ericvale joked: George Lucas and his wife just had a baby girl!! In 3 years we’ll get the director’s cut. Followed by a the 3D version.
@Datz4Foodies asked: “If your dad is George Lucas are your bedtime stories amazing or scary? #isDarthinvolved”
@ThisIsHarding challenged: “No, Everest Hobson Lucas … I am your father.”
The movie jokes could keep on coming, but in all seriousness, this is an exciting moment for the pair and their family. We wish them all the best!
What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Do you love the name Everest for a baby girl?
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