George Lucas Net Worth

George Lucas Net Worth

How much is George Lucas worth?

Net Worth:$7 Billion
Date of Birth: May 14, 1944
Residence:Modesto, California, U.S
Occupation:Filmmaker & Entrepreneur


George Walton Lucas Jr. is a famous American filmmaker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is mainly known for creating the world’s number one franchises called Indiana Jones and Star Wars. The success he achieved in a very small period is a dream to many.

Besides this, he also founded Lucas arts, Lucas Films, and industrial light and magic. In 2012, he sold Lucasfilm to the Walt Disney Company after serving it as a chairman.

As of 2022, George Lucas net worth is estimated to be around $7 billion making him one of the most financially successful filmmakers of the American industry.

Early life

George Lucas was born on May 14, 1991, in Modesto, California to Dorothy Ellnore Lucas and George Walton Lucas Sr.  He is the combination of various decent including German, Swiss- German, English, Scottish, French and Distant Dutch.

He and his family were among those families who attended Disneyland in its opening days. Lucas as a child was fond of science fiction, comics and also loved watching flash Gordon serials. Before starting his career in film making he used to be a race car driver. He was passionate about race driving and spent most of his school days driving and racing on the underground circuits and hanging out with friends at garages.

Due to this he also got badly injured and bruised in an accident during a race where his car was flipped multiple times. This was the reason to quit car racing and he started to find his passion and interest in other fields.

At the age of eighteen, Lucas’s father wanted him to work at his stationery shop but he wanted to go to art school. He left his home to pursue his career with a promise that he would be a millionaire after twelve years.

He went to Modesto Junior College and studied anthropology, literature, and sociology among other subjects. During the same period, he also started filming the racing cars with an 8mm camera and used to watch the screening of 16 mm filmmakers including Stan Brakhage, Jordan Belson, and Bruce Conner. He became a good friend of Steven Spielberg and influenced by Lester Novros’s film expression course.

Personal life

Lucas married famous film editor Marcia Lou Griffin in 1969. She is the one who is editing the original star war films and going to win an academy award for it.

They adopted a daughter in 1981 named Amanda Lucas. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 1983. Lucas has been in a relationship with singer Linda Ronstadt.

He also adopted two more children daughter Katie Lucas and son Jett Lucas as a single parent. His all three elder children appeared in the Star Wars Sequels.


He wanted to be a pilot at the airforce and also wanted to join the army for military services before making films. But due to diabetes he joined USC and graduated in the film production where he got a scholarship to perform in any movie of Warner Bros and later he founded his company Lucas film from where he created American graffiti in 1973. The film received worldwide appraise and became commercially successful.

In 1977, he released his next project the Epic Space Opera Star Wars which became the highest-grossing film, which won six Academy Awards. After that, he produced the sequels of Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi.

With the collaboration of Steven Spielberg he co-wrote and produced The Last Crusade, The Temple Of The Doom, and The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull.

Currently, he is a successful executive producer of his own film company Indiana jones.

As of 2022, George Lucas net worth is around $7 billion.


He received his lifetime achievement award by the American film industry.

He was nominated for four academy awards for his exceptional performance in Star Wars and American Graffiti in the best director and writer category.

In 1991, He received the Academy Awards Irving G Thalberg award.

His name was inducted in the science hall of fiction in 2006.

He was titled as one of the greatest Americans by the Discovery Channel in 2008.

Lucas was awarded the National Medal Of Arts in 2013 by president Barrack Obama for his amazing contributions to American cinema.

In 2015, Lucas’s name was inducted as a Disney legend at the Kennedy Center Honors.

Besides this he won, Evening Standard Brtish Award, Saturn Award Three Hugo Awards, Golden Raspberry Award, Empire Award For Writing And Directing Blockbuster Films like Star Wars, American graffiti, and Indiana Jones.


Lucas is one of the most financially successful filmmakers of the American industry. His films topped the movie charts and listed among the highest-grossing films at the North American box office.

As of 2022, George Lucas net worth is $7 billion.

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