Close to everyone knows about Rowan Atkinson, he is popular with the name ‘Mr. Bean’. He is an English actor, comedian and screenwriter and much popular as a result of his character ‘Mr. Bean’. He has featured in very many episodes of ‘Mr. Bean’s series and he is among the best comedians globally.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Rowan Atkinson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Atkinson is the youngest of the four brothers that he has. He grew up Anglican Church and got to be educated at the Durham Choristers School.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Rowan Sebastian Atkinson|
|Age:||65 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 January 1955|
|Birth Place:||Consett, County Durham, UK|
|Parents:||Ella May Bainbridge
|Spouse:||Sunetra Sastry (m. 1990–2015)|
|Children:||Lily Sastry, Benjamin Atkinson|
|Profession:||Actor, Screenwriter, and comedian|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$150 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Rowan was born on January 6, 1955, and currently, he is 65 years old. He has a weight of 80 Kg and a height of 1.80 m.
Education, School/College University
He schooled at St. Bees School. After being able to receive top grades in the sciences, he went ahead and secured an opportunity at Newcastle University. Here, he was able to study a degree in Electrical and electronics engineering before proceeding to do MSc in the same engineering field. His thesis got to be published in the year 1978, which is considered the application of self-tuning control.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Rowan Atkinson is the son of Ella May Bainbridge and Eric Atkinson. His parents tied the knot in 1945. He is the youngest of the four brothers. He holds British nationality.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
In the year 1990, Atkinson tied the knot with Sunetra Sastry. This couple has been blessed with two children, namely Ben and Lily. Atkinson met Sastry when she was working as a makeup artist with BBC. After a divorce in the year 2015, he started to date, Louise Ford.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Divorced|
|When did he get married? (married date):||5 February 1990|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||N/A|
|Is ROWAN ATKINSON Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Sunetra Sastry (m. 1990–2015)|
|Kids:||Lily Sastry, Benjamin Atkinson|
Professional Life and Career
In the year 1979, that was when he featured in radio comedy series by the name ‘The Atkinson People’ for television work. He went on and joined Angus Geayton as the straight man in an act that got to be filmed for this television. He performed in a show that was titled ‘Canned Laughter’ for London Weekend Television.
Later on, it was followed by ‘Not The Nine O’clock News’ for BBC. He also appeared in the second production of a sitcom that is dubbed ‘Blackadder II.’ In addition, he went on and featured in ‘’Blacker the Third’ as well as ‘Blackadder Goes Forth.’ This was a very successful series, and it was able to increase his popularity.
He also went on and appeared on the New Years’ day special show in the year 1990 as Mr. Bean. He appeared in several sequels as Mr. Bean. In the year 1997, he was able to appear in a film with the same title. In the year 2007, a film dubbed ‘Mr. Bean’s Holiday’ got to be released. Later on, he appeared in ‘The Thin Blue Line.’
Also, he appeared in a James Bond film that had the title ‘Never Say Never Again’ that was also released in the same year. Also, he featured in ‘The Tall Guy’ in the year 1989. In the year 1994, he featured in ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ as well as voiced ‘Lion King.’
Awards & Nominations
He has been able to receive various awards for his amazing performances in films such as ‘Blackadder Goes Forth’ and also ‘Not the Nine O’clock News.’ In addition, he has been able to win the Aftonbladet TV Prize Award 3 times as Best Foreign TV personality. In addition, he got to win CableACE Award as well as Telvis Award in the year 2002. Also, he has been nominated for the Phoenix Critics Society Award, American Comedy Awards, and National Television Awards.
Rowan Atkinson Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of June 2020, The net worth of Rowan Atkinson is estimated to be over $150 Million. He is among the highest-earning comedians in the world. The major source of his wealth has been from his acting career as well as comedy. In addition, he does earn from theatre works. He has been able to make a lot of his money from his highly successful sitcom series by the name ‘Blackadder.’
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
He was involved in controversy when he defended Johnson for the comments that he had made and later on retracted. Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson got to spark outrage on Monday after he said that he was finding it burqas, covering that is worn by some Muslim women.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 129181 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 105 thousand followers. On Instagram account, he has around 10.4 thousand followers while on YouTube, he has around 479 thousand subscribers.
Rowan is among the most popular comedy personalities on Television. His tours in the 1980s were very successful.