Emmanuel Lubezki is a Mexican cinematographer who sometimes goes by the nick name “Chivo” which means goat in Spanish language. He had worked with multiple of the acclaimed directors which also include Martin Scorsese, Mike Nichols, Joel and Ethan Coen, Michael Mann and frequent collaborators like Alfonso Cuaron, Terrence Malick and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. In addition to that, Emmanuel has also been nominated for eight Academy Awards for the Best Cinematography in which he won three awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015. He is the first cinematographer in the history who have ever won three consecutive Academy Awards.
Emmanuel is the native of Mexico City, Mexico. He came into this world on 30th November of the year 1964 which has now made him reach at the age of 51. Although he is known by the name Emmanuel Lubezki, as a child, he was named as Emmanuel Lubezki Morgenstern. He was born to a Jewish family. He is the son of Muni Lubezki and he is also an actor and a producer. He went to get his education from the Centre Universitario de Estudios Cinematograficos located in Mexico and from there, he studied film. It was there when he met his future collaborations Alfonso Cauron and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.
It was in late 1980s when Emmanuel started his career in Mexican film and TV production. His first international production was a 1993 independent movie known as Twenty Bucks that followed the journey of single twenty dollar bill. He is also a frequent collaborator with the fellow Mexican film maker Alfonso Cuaron. The duo have been friends with each other since they were in their teenage and they also attended the same film school at National Autonomous University of Mexico. He and Alfonso have also worked on the six motion pictures such as A Little Princess, Solo Con Tu Pareja, Children of Men, Great Expectations, Gravity and Y Tu Mama Tambein.
Emmanuel’s work with Cuaron in 2006 on Children of Men has received universal acclaim. The movie utilized the number of new technologies and distinctive techniques. That movie also features seven and a half minute battle sequence composed of roughly five seamless edits. He had won an Academy award for the Best Cinematography for his work on Gravity which is a science fiction thriller set in the outer space which was praised for the way that it combined cinematography with the computer generated images of space.
His other movies include Ambar, Reality Bites, Fallen Angels, Miroslava, Twenty Bucks, Great Expectations, Meet Joe Black, Ali, Bandits, Weightless, Knight of Cups, Last Days in the Desert, The Cat in the Hat, The Tree of Life, The Revenant and many more. His work has made him earn a handsome amount of salary and he has got an estimated net worth of $5 million. Prior to that, he was ranked at number 24 on the EW’s 50 Smartest People in Hollywood in 2007. He belongs to Mexican nationality. Besides that, to get more details about his bio and his family background, he can be contacted through his social networking medias and his fans can also view his shirtless pictures from various sources.