Rowan Sebastian Atkinson is a well-known English actor, screenwriter and comedian best known for his roles in the sitcoms ‘Mr. Bean’ and ‘Blackadder’. He is known as one of the funniest actors on television.
|Celebrated name:||Rowan Atkinson|
|Real name/full name:||Rowan Sebastian Atkinson CBE|
|Age:||67 years old|
|Date of birth:||January 6, 1955|
|Birthplace:||Consett, United Kingdom|
|Sexual orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Marital status:||In a relationship|
|Wife/wife (name):||Sunetra Sastry (m. 1990-2015)|
|Children:||Yes (Lily Sastry, Benjamin Atkinson, Isla)|
|Dating / Girlfriend
|Yes (Louise Ford)|
|Profession:||Actor, comedian and writer|
|Net worth in 2022:||$150 million|
|Last updated:||July 2022|
Rowan Atkinson Biography
Rowan Atkinson was born in Consett, County Durham, England, on January 6, 1955. Eric Atkinson, a farmer and business executive, and Ella May (née Bainbridge) gave birth to him. He is the fourth and youngest of four brothers.
He attended Durham Choristers School, St Bees School and Newcastle University for his education. He obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering. They studied for a master’s degree at Queen’s College, Oxford.
Rowan Atkinson Age, height, weight
Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6, 1955 and is 67 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.81 meters and his weight is 80 kilograms.
Rowan Atkinson appeared on the radio comedy series “The Atkinson People” in 1979. For television work, Rowan teamed up with Angus Deayton as his straight man in an act filmed for television. The performance was a success. For London Weekend Television, he hosted a show called ‘Canned Laughter’.
This was followed by the BBC’s “Not The Nine O’clock News”. He was next featured in the sitcom ‘Black Adder’ in which he played the lead role. He also appeared in “Blackadder II”, the sitcom sequel. In addition, he appeared in “Blackadder the Third” and “Blackadder Goes Forth.” Rowan’s popularity grew due to the success of the Blackadder series.
He also played Mr. Bean in a New Year’s special show in 1990. He later appeared as Mr. Bean. Bean in a number of sequels. A feature film with the same title was released in 1997. “Mr. Bean’s Holiday’ was released in 2007. He later appeared in ‘The Thin Blue Line’.
He also appeared in the James Bond movies “Never Say Never Again” released in 1983, and “Dead on Time” released the same year. In 1988, he also appeared in ‘The Appointments of Dennis Jennings’. In 1989, he also appeared in ‘The Tall Guy’. He appeared in “Four Weddings and a Funeral” in 1994. He also provided the voice of Zazu in Disney’s “The Lion King”.
In addition, he appeared in the James Bond parody ‘Johnny English’, ‘Johnny English Reborn’ and ‘Johnny English 3’. Rowan also acted in theatre. He appeared in plays like ‘The Secret Policeman’s Ball’, ‘The Nerd’ and ‘Oliver’. He also wrote some plays. Rowan has also worked on commercials for Appletiser, Barclaycard, REMA 1000, M&M’s and Nissan Tino.
Rowan Atkinson’s Achievements and Awards
Rowan Atkinson was nominated for a BAFTA for his roles in “Blackadder Goes Forth” and “Not the Nine O’clock News.” He also won the Aftonbladet TV Award for Best Foreign TV Personality three times. He also received a CableACE award and the Telvis Award in 2002. He has also been nominated for the Phoenix Critics Society Award, the European Film Awards, the UK’s National Television Awards, and the American Comedy Awards.
Rowan Atkinson’s net worth in 2022
Rowan Atkinson net worth is estimated to be $150 million as of 2022. He is considered one of the highest paid comedians. His acting and comedy careers are his main source of income. Rowan also earns money from his theater work. Rowan is known for his highly successful sitcom series ‘Blackadder’. He is worth $16 million a year.
Rowan Atkinson is one of the most famous comedians on television. In the 1980s, his stand-up tours were popular. He was named one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy by The Observer. According to a poll, he is also among the top 50 comedians of all time. Rowan’s comedic characters use strong language, and he has also played authority figures such as pastors.
Rowan Atkinson Wife, Marriage
late eighties, Rowan Atkinson met his wife Sunetra Sastry, a makeup artist. In February 1990 they got married. Ben and Lily are the couple’s two children. They divorced on November 10, 2015. He is currently engaged to Louise Ford.