Rowan Atkinson
Rowan Atkinson
Real Name/Full Name Rowan Sebastian Atkinson CBE
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rowan Atkinson, Mr. Bean, Row
Birth Place: Consett, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 January 1955
Age/How Old: 69 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –181 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 180 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Eric Atkinson
Mother –Ella May Atkinson
Siblings: Paul Atkinson, Rodney Atkinson, Rupert Atkinson
School: Durham Choristers School and St. Bees School, Durham
College: Newcastle University, UK and The Queen’s College, Oxford, United Kingdom
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Girlfriend: Louise Ford (2014–)
Wife/Spouse Name: Sunetra Sastry (m. 1990-2015)
Kids/Children Name: Benjamin Atkinson, Lily Atkinson
Profession: Actor, Comedian, and Writer
Net Worth: $170 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Rowan Atkinson is a famous comic actor and playwright, known as ‘Mr. Bean’ in the TV hit series and two films with almost the same name. He’s a man with a nice face that can change his look in a fraction of minutes from a complete fool to a Snooty Grande. During his study at Oxford University, he learned his passion for comedy and has not looked back ever since. He also captured the audience with his efficiency ‘The Black Adder’ other than the rib-tickling series ‘Mr. Bean.’ His black humor and physical comedy are often praised.

Well, how well do you know about Rowan Atkinson? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rowan Atkinson’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rowan Atkinson to date.

Biography and Early Life

Brought up in Consett, Durham County, England, Atkinson was the youngest of four siblings. His parents were Farmer and CEO Eric Atkinson and Ella May. His three brothers are Paul, who died in childhood; Rodney, a Euroskeptic economist who lost his leadership in 2000 narrowly in the UK Independence Party; and Rupert. As a staunch Anglican, Atkinson was brought up.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rowan Atkinson in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rowan Atkinson’s age is 69 years old as of today’s date 18th April 2024 having been born on 6 January 1955. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 181 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Rowan studied at Durham Choristers College, St. Bees School, and eventually at Newcastle University, where he specialized in Electrical Engineering. In 1975, he graduated from Queen’s College, Oxford, in Electrical engineering. Around this time, the Oxford Playhouse’s potential screenwriter and the Edinburgh Fringe were exposed to Richard Curtis, for whom he wrote and created sketches for the following year.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1990, he wedded Sunetra Sastry, who was a successful makeup artist of Hollywood at that era. Before they divorced in late 2015, they had two children, who are currently working in Hollywood only. He welcomed his third child in 2017 with the actress friend Louise Ford. Since 2014, he has been romantically involved with Louise Ford.

Is Rowan Atkinson Gay?

Rowan’s past and present relationships prove that he is not gay but straight and is fond of his female partner’s company. He is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend, Suntera Sastry, which proves the fact that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

In the BBC’s Not the Nine O’clock News, Atkinson wrote and featured in 1979. In 1981, Atkinson began in a one-person show on the West End as the youngest artist. Theater productions like The New Revue, The Nerd, and The Sneeze later took Atkinson to the stage. He also came on pieces on TV shows, including Not the Nine O’Clock News, The Slim Blue Line.

Blackadder’s popularity inspired the production of the Christmas Carol and Blackadder TV Specials; The Cavalier Years both broadcast in the same year. In 1990, Atkinson appeared on the same name TV series as his created character Mr. Bean. The comedy series was successfully adapted for the movie. At the inaugural of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, Atkinson recreated his iconic Mr. Bean character in a comedy sketch.


In 2013, he was titled ‘Commander of the Order of the British Empire.’ He has also won many prestigious awards like the BAFTA Award, Aftonbladet TV Prize, CableACE Award, Ethnic Multicultural Media Award, British Academy Television Award, Laurence Olivier Award, to name a few. He is a popular actor in the British who is fondly known by the name of “Mr. Bean” throughout the world.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rowan Atkinson in 2024

Rowan Atkinson Net Worth
Rowan Atkinson Net Worth

Mr. Bean was loved by millions of people worldwide, mostly in the UK. The character revolutionized the English comedy, making Rowan Atkinson extremely rich. By 2024 the net worth of Rowan Atkinson is about $170 million. He is known as one of the heavily earning comedians. Apart from earning from his acting and comedy, Rowan makes a good amount of money from theatre work as well. He makes around $16 million annually from TV shows and advertisements.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Whilst this renowned British comic player from ‘The Black Adder’ was on a Kenyan holiday, the pilot of his private jet disappeared. This celebrity could push the aircraft for minutes until the pilot became more aware. In his film ‘Johnny English,’ this famous British actor employed his Aston MartinDB7 Vantage.
  • The character of Mr. Bean is inspired from his own life.
  • He is very passionate about sports cars.
  • He holds an engineering degree in the branch of Electrical.
  • Tony Blair, the former British Prime Minister was his classmate in The Chorister School where they both studied together.
  • The Aston Martin which was shown in the movie Johnny English is Rowan’s personal car.

Rowan Atkinson is an eminent TV personality whose stand-up tours were quite popular. He has been ranked among the 50 Funniest Actors Across the World, and the poll also put him on the list of the top 50 Most Influential People in the World. Rowan’s characters in the world of comedy is deeply appreciated by the critics and his fans.


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