Rowan Atkinson is an actor, screenwriter, and comedian. He is famous and acknowledged for being the master of physical comedy. He has a lot of fans and is known for his comic skills. Atkinson became a household name after playing his character, “Mr. Bean.”
Rowan Atkinson has an estimated net worth of $150 million. He earned his net worth by appearing in a wide variety of films and Television. Atkinson has appeared in a range of different roles and has earned his money by appearing in a wide variety of films and TV. He is also an accomplished theater actor and has earned his money through his theater career as well. Rowan is one of the most popular comedians of all time and is also one of the richest actors in the world.
Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6th of 1955 in Consett. Rowan’s father had a farm and was a farmer, He has two brothers. Rowan Atkinson was a good student and achieved high grades. He enrolled at Newcastle University, due to his high grades. He earned a degree in electrical engineering. He obtained his MSc in Electrical Engineering from The Queen’s College at Oxford in 1978. Although Atkinson was interested to earn his doctorate degree as he wanted to become a doctor. He grew an interest in acting and soon became an active part of the acting world. He was also a part of the Oxford University Dramatic Society.
Rowan Atkinson made his debut in the entertainment world through radio. In 1979, he launched a radio program The Atkinson People. He also appeared on television with the show Canned Laughter. He hosted the mock-news show, Not the Nine O’Clock News and became a famous host as well. He also became a prominent name in the theater world and produced The Secret Policeman’s Ball.
Rowan appeared in the seasons of Black Adder‘s and became a household name in 1986. The movie became Atkinson’s primary focus and he continued to work for Black Adder II became Black Adder the Third in the next few years. This series became one of the best British comedies of all time. Rowan Atkinson released another Mr. Bean movie in 2007 which was a highly successful movie at the box office. The film earned $232 million on a small budget.
Rowan Atkinson has appeared as a guest on a variety of TV shows. The shows include:
- Late Night With Conan O’Brien
- Doctor Who
- Horrible Histories
Rowan Atkinson got married to Sunetra Sastry. The couple had two children before they got divorced in 2015. Atkinson started a relationship with comedian Louise Ford. They also have a child together. Atkinson loves cars and has been a part of many races over the past years. His car collection includes:
- Honda NSX
- Jaguar Mk7
- Aston Martin DB2
- vintage Ford Falcon
- 1939 BMW 328
- Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe