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 well-known for being one of television’s funniest actors.
|Celebrated Name:||Rowan Atkinson|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Rowan Sebastian Atkinson CBE|
|Age:||67 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 January 1955|
|Birth Place:||Consett, United Kingdom|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Sunetra Sastry (m. 1990–2015)|
|Children:||Yes (Lily Sastry, Benjamin Atkinson, Isla)|
|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 company director, and Ella May (née Bainbridge) gave birth to him. He is the fourth and youngest of four brothers.
He went to Durham Choristers School, St. Bees School, and Newcastle University for his education. He earned 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 in the radio comedy series “The Atkinson People” in 1979. For television work, Rowan worked with Angus Deayton as his straight man in an act that was filmed for television. The show 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 seen in the sitcom “Black Adder,” in which he played the lead role. He also appeared in “Blackadder II,” the sequel to the sitcom. In addition, he appeared in “Blackadder the Third” and “Blackadder Goes Forth.” Rowan’s popularity grew as a result of the success of the Blackadder series.
He also played Mr. Bean in a New Year’s Day special show in 1990. Later, he appeared as Mr. 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 was later seen in “The Thin Blue Line.”
He also appeared in the James Bond films “Never Say Never Again,” released in 1983, and “Dead on Time,” released in 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 has also performed in the theater. He appeared in plays such as “The Secret Policeman’s Ball,” “The Nerd,” and “Oliver.” He also wrote a few stage 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 has also won the Aftonbladet TV prize 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 National Television Awards in the United Kingdom, and the American Comedy Awards.
Rowan Atkinson’s Net Worth In 2022
Rowan Atkinson’s net worth is estimated to be $150 million as of 2022. He is regarded as one of the highest-paid comedians. His acting and comedy careers are his primary source of income. Rowan also makes money from his theater work. Rowan is well-known for his highly successful sitcom series “Blackadder.” He is worth $16 million per year.
Rowan Atkinson is one of the most well-known 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 vicars.
Rowan Atkinson Wife, Marriage
In the late 1980s, Rowan Atkinson met his wife Sunetra Sastry, a makeup artist. In February 1990, they married. Ben and Lily are the couple’s two children. On November 10, 2015, they divorced. He is currently engaged to Louise Ford.