Rowan Atkinson is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter. He is best-known for his role as ‘Mr. Bean’ in the hit television series and two movies with the same name.
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Rowan Atkinson Bio, Age, Education :
Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6, 1955. His father’s name is Eric Atkinson who was a farmer and company director and his mother’s name is Ella May. He was born in County Durham, England. His birth name is Rowan Sebastian Atkinson and he belongs to the English ethnic background. He attended Durham Cathedral Choristers’ School.
He studied electrical engineering at the University of Newcastle and he went to the University of Oxford for a master’s degree. His three older brothers were Paul, Rodney, and Rupert. He is very fond of cars. Rowan Atkinson owns a McLaren F1, a Honda NSX, Audi A8 and a Honda Civic Hybrid.
Rowan Atkinson Body Measurements :
Talking about body measurements Rowan Atkinson has a height of 5 feet and 11 inches. His weight is 80 kg. His hair color is Dark Brown and his eye color is Hazel. His shoe size is 10 inches.
Rowan Atkinson Career :
Rowan Atkinson started his career as a writer and starred in the BBC’s Not the Nine O’clock News in 1979. So Atkinson continued to work in television and then he created the comedy series, Blackadder, in 1983. In 1983, he made his movie debut in the James Bond film, ‘Never Say Never Again’. Rowan Atkinson’s famous creation, Mr. Bean, first appeared on New Years Day in 1990 in a half-hour special for Thames Television.
Atkinson appeared as Police Inspector in the television series The Thin Blue Line. So in 2003 he played the lead role in the movie Johnny English. The movie has two sequels Johnny English Reborn and Johnny English Strikes Again which were released in 2011 and 2018 respectively.
Despite his successes, he said that he was not a funny man. He said I am a quiet, dull person who just happens to be a performer. He is known for his black humor and his knack for physical comedy. He also lent his voice to the popular animated feature, The Lion King.
In the late ’90s he began having some business presentation for items like Barclaycard and M&M chocolates
Rowan Atkinson Relationship, Family, Daughter :
Rowan Atkinson married Sunetra who was a makeup artist in 1990. The couple married at the Russian Tea Room in New York City on 5 February 1990. They had two children Lily Sastry & Benjamin Atkinson but they got divorced in 2015. In 2017, he became a father for the third time, this time with actress girlfriend Louise Ford.
Rowan Atkinson Net Worth :
Rowan Atkinson is one of the richest English comedians. Rowan Atkinson has a net worth of $130 million.
Rowan Atkinson Awards :
Rowan Atkinson has won many awards. He has won the British Academy Television Award for his series Blackadder, Laurence Olivier Award and British Comedy Award for Best Entertainment Performer.
Rowan Atkinson Social Media :
Rowan Atkinson is not active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Facts of Rowan Sebastian Atkinson
- Gender Male
- full nameRowan Sebastian Atkinson
- birthplaceCounty Durham, England
- Date of Birth January 06, 1955
- Age 67 years 10 months
- Horoscope Capricorn
- Lucky Number 9
- Lucky Stone Topaz
- Lucky Color Brown
- Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
- net worth$130 Million
- weight80 kg
- height5' 11"
- hair colorDark Brown
- eye colorHazel
- shoe size / feet size10 inches
- high schoolDurham Cathedral Choristers’