By the numbers

George Lucas’ money

$3.5 billion: Personal wealth of George Lucas

$2.5 million: Ticket sales for first film, “THX-1138”

$4.3 billion: Total ticket sales for six “Star Wars” films

$13.5 billion: Sales of “Star Wars” merchandise

Sources: & the Internet Movie Database

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