Mellody Hobson
Name: Mellody Hobson
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Gender: Female
Birth Day: April 3, 1969
Age: 51
Birth Place: Chicago, United States
Zodiac Sign: Aries

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Mellody Hobson

Mellody Hobson was born on April 3, 1969 in Chicago, United States (51 years old). Mellody Hobson is an Entrepreneur, zodiac sign: Aries. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: $10 Million.

Brief Info

Chicago-born businesswoman best known as the Chairman of the animation studio Dreamworks Animation. Mellody Hobson has made numerous media appearances on shows like "Good Morning America."

Trivia

In 2009, Mellody Hobson created and hosted the ABC show "Unbroke: What You Need to Know About Money."

Net Worth 2020

$10 Million
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Before Fame

After graduating from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Mellody Hobson rose through the ranks at Ariel Investments, LLC.

Biography

Biography Timeline

1987

The youngest in a family of six children, Hobson graduated from St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago in 1987 and from Princeton University in 1991.

2000

Soon after her graduation from Princeton, Hobson joined Ariel Investments, a Chicago investment firm that manages nearly $13 billion in assets. as an intern. She rose to become the firm's senior vice president and director of marketing. In 2000, she ascended to become the company's president. It is also one of the largest African American-owned money management and mutual fund companies in the United States. She was a contributor to financial segments on Good Morning America for many years.

2006

Hobson began dating film director and producer George Lucas in 2006, after they met at a business conference. Hobson and Lucas announced their engagement in January 2013, and were married on June 22, 2013, at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch. They have one daughter together, Everest Hobson Lucas, who was born via surrogacy in August 2013.

2009

Hobson created and hosted a show on ABC on May 29, 2009, called Unbroke: What You Need to Know About Money, featuring celebrities such as the Jonas Brothers, Oscar the Grouch and Samuel L. Jackson.

2017

In 2017, Hobson was named to head the Economic Club of Chicago, the first African-American woman to do so.

On August 6, 2017, Hobson guest hosted CBS Sunday Morning's annual "Money Issue" episode.

She appeared on the Jack Good Show in August 2017, where she accepted the City of Birmingham's deepest appreciation for her charitable work with Birmingham's Bright Leaders of Tomorrow.

2018

On June 4, 2018, Hobson was named as Vice-Chair of Starbucks Corporation.

Mellody Hobson was inducted as a Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois and awarded the Order of Lincoln (the State's highest honor) by the Governor of Illinois in 2018.

2020

On October 8, 2020, Mellody Hobson and the Hobson/Lucas Family Foundation made the lead gift to establish a new residential college at Princeton University. Hobson College will be the first residential college at Princeton named for a Black woman and will be built on the site of First College, formerly known as Wilson College.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Mellody Hobson is 52 years, 8 months and 3 days old. Mellody Hobson will celebrate 53rd birthday on a Sunday 3rd of April 2022.

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