Who doesn’t know Rowan Atkinson, our favourite Mr. Bean! Rowan Atkinson is a 66 years old English actor, writer and comedian. His character as Mr. Bean has blessed out TV screen with comedy. Moreover, Rowan is one of the richest comedians in the world.
As of the current year 2021, the net worth of Rowan Atkinson is approximately 150 million dollar.
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Rowan started his career in 1979 in a comedy show of his own named” The Atkinson People “. Then he took a turn into television shows and “Not the Nine O’clock News” was his first successful show. Before this, he appeared in a show titled”Canned Laughter”. Rowan was then seen playing the lead role in “The Black Adder”. He did the sequels of this show, “The Blackadder II”, “Blackadder the Third” and “Blackadder Goes Fourth” respectively. After this series, Rowan became more popular.
Now coming onto his most popular character. Rowan appeared as Mr. Bean on New Year’s day in 1990. This show gave him the tag of the best comedian in the world. He also appear in the movie “Mr. Bean’s Holiday” in 2007.
Rowan has also acted in James Bond movie “Never Say Never Again” in 1983 and its sequel. Some of his 1980’s movies include ” Tall Guy”, “The Appointments of Dennis Jennings” and “Four Weddings and a Funeral”. The most interesting one was his voiceover of Zazu in Disney’s”Lion King”.
Apart from all this, Rowan has also acted in plays such as “The Secret Policeman’s Ball” and “Oliver”. Moreover, he is a script writer and has written some stage plays as well.
Rowan Atkinson Net worth
Rowan is considered to be the most popular comedian as well as the richest comedian. His acting and comedy career has contributed in gaining such fame and wealth. Besides this, Rowan has made money from his advertisement for Appletiser, Barclaycard, REMA 1000 and Nissan Tino, etc.
Rowan has even earned money from theatres and for his stand-up tours in 1980’s. His annual income is estimated to be 16million dollar and net income is around 150million dollar.
Rowan Atkinson was the youngest among his four brothers and unfortunately he lost his oldest brother when he was infant. In 1980, Rowan fell in love with a makeup artist- Sunetra Shastry. The couple got married in February 1990. After 24 years of their wedding, they divorced in 2015.
Benjamin and Lily are his two children from his ex wife. Currently Rowan Atkinson is in a relationship with British comedian Louise Ford.
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