Facts of Rowan Atkinson
|Age:||66 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||January 06, 1955|
|Full Name:||Rowan Atkinson|
|Birth Place:||Consett, Country Durham, England|
|Net Worth:||$132 million|
|Salary:||$16 million per annum|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 11 inches (1.80m)|
|Profession:||Actor, screenwriter and comedian|
|Father's Name:||Eric Atkinson|
|Mother's Name:||Ella May|
|Education:||Oxford University for MSc in Electrical Engineering|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
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“People think because I can make them laugh on the stage, I'll be able to make them laugh in person. That isn't the case at all. I am essentially a rather quiet, dull person who just happens to be a performer.”
Relationship Statistics of Rowan Atkinson
|What is Rowan Atkinson marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|How many children does Rowan Atkinson have ? (name):||Three(Benjamin, Lily and Unknown)|
|Is Rowan Atkinson having any relationship affair ?:||Yes|
|Is Rowan Atkinson gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Rowan Atkinson married Sunetra Sastry in early 1990 after a long dating relationship. They are blessed with a son ‘Benjamin’ and a daughter ‘Lily’. Their 34 years long gap relationship ended in 2014 and divorced finalized on 10th November 2015.
Atkinson started dating an actress, Louise Ford in 2014. According to some news, they met each other for the first time in 2012. They have a huge age gap of 29 years and they are still enjoying their relationship. His girlfriend, Louise was pregnant in early 2017 and gave birth to their baby in December 2017. The pair was spotted together at the birthday of Andrew Lloyd Webber on 28th March 2018.
- 1 Who is Rowan Atkinson?
- 2 Rowan Atkinson: Birth facts, Family and Childhood
- 3 Rowan Atkinson: Education History
- 4 Rowan Atkinson: Professional Life and Career
- 5 Rowan Atkinson: Lifetime Achievement and Awards
- 6 Rowan Atkinson: Net Worth and Salary
- 7 Rowan Atkinson: Rumours and Controversies
- 8 Rowan Atkinson: Description of Body Measurements
- 9 Rowan Atkinson: Social Media Profile
Who is Rowan Atkinson?
Rowan Atkinson is an English actor, screenwriter, and comedian. He is best known for his role in ‘Blackladder’ and ‘Mr. Bean’. He has won BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance in 1981. He is listed as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy by ‘The Observer’.
Rowan Atkinson: Birth facts, Family and Childhood
Rowan Atkinson, whose birth name is Rowan Sebastian Atkinson and nickname Row, was born on 6th January 1955 in Consett, Country Durham, England. His birth sign is Capricorn. His father’s name is Eric Atkinson and his mother’s name is Ella May. His father was a company director by profession and his mother was a housewife.
His family follows the Atheist religion. He has three siblings. Unfortunately, his brother, Paul Atkinson died when an infant. His other two brother’s names are Rodney Atkinson and Rupert Atkinson.
Rowan Atkinson: Education History
He has done his preparatory from Durham Choristers School and Rowan attended Newcastle University where he received a degree in Electrical Engineering and Oxford University for MSc in Electrical Engineering.
Rowan Atkinson: Professional Life and Career
He used to run a series of comedy shows for BBC Radio 3 called ‘The Atkinson People’ where he used to take satirical interviews with the fictional great man.
Atkinson played a one-off pilot for London Weekend television in 1979 called ‘Canned Laughter’ and he played in ‘Not the Nine O’Clock News’ for the BBC. The success made him a path to the lead role for ‘The Black Adder’ in 1983.
His film career started with a supporting role in the “unofficial” James Bond movie ‘Never Say Never Again’ in 1983 and he made his leading role in ‘Dead on Time’. His other films include: ‘The Tall Guy’ in 1989, ‘The Witches’ in 1990, ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ in 1994, ‘Rat Race’ in 2001, ‘Love Actually’ in 2003, etc.
The fortune changer role of Atkinson is ‘Blackladder II’ released in 1986, where he played his original character. and the same pattern was repeated in two more sequels ‘Blackladder the Third’ in 1987 and ‘Blackladder Goes Forth’ in 1989.
He created ‘Mr. Bean’ which first aired on New Year’s Day in 1990 in a half-hour special for Thames Television. He said that his main source of inspiration was Jacques Tati for that character.
He played in several series like ‘Barclaycard’, The Curse of Fatal Death’, etc. He appeared at the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in London as Mr. Bean in a comedy sketch where he performed ‘Chariots of Fire’. He was also starred as Jules Maigret in ‘Maigret’, a series of television films from ITV.
Rowan Atkinson: Lifetime Achievement and Awards
Rowan has won several awards in his profession. Some of the important awards includes: Best Light Entertainment Performance for ‘Blackadder Goes Forth’ in 1989, Best Light Entertainment Performance for ‘Not the Nine O’clock News’ in 1979, Best Foreign TV Personality-Male in 1994, 1996 and 1998, Writing an Entertainment Special for ‘Rowan Atkinson Live’, Foreign Male TV Performer in 2002.
Rowan Atkinson: Net Worth and Salary
Rowan has an estimated net worth of $132 million as of 2018 including 4.65 million pound value of residence located in North London and it is indicated that his yearly income is near to $16 million. He has earned from his acting and from comedy roles.
Rowan Atkinson: Rumours and Controversies
There was a rumor that Mr. Bean has died in 2018, which was posted by FOX News. The post on social media claiming him to be dead is high overhead. However, it was not the first time the news came as a rumor.
Rowan Atkinson: Description of Body Measurements
Rowan has a tall possessing height of 5 ft. 11 inches and weighs 80.5 kg. He has a chest of 40 inches, waist 34 inches and Biceps 13.5 inches. He wears shoes of size 10 (US). His skin is white toned, and he has got black hair and dark brown eyes.
Rowan Atkinson: Social Media Profile
Rowan Atkinson has around 41.3k followers on Instagram, above 106k followers on Twitter and around 67k followers on Facebook.
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