Facts of Rowan Atkinson
|Full Name||Rowan Atkinson|
|Birth Name||Rowan Sebastian Atkinson|
|Birth Country||United Kingdom|
|Father Name||Eric Atkinson|
|Mother Name||Ella May Atkinson|
|Relation With||Louise Ford|
|No Of Children||3|
|Awards||BAFTA TV Awards,CableACE Awards|
|Filmography||Mr. Bean,Johnny English|
|Education||Durham Choristers School|
|Date of Birth||6,195|
64-years-old Rowan Atkinson is an English actor and a comedian who is popular in the world for playing the title character Mr. Bean in the British comedy series of the same name and also in movies Bean (1997) and Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007).
The BAFTA Award-winning actor has also portrayed the role of an MI6 agent Johnny English, in the comedy trilogy series, Johnny English, Johnny English Reborn, and Johnny English Strikes Again.
What is the Net Worth of Rowan Atkison?
As of 2019, the English comedian and actor has gathered a massive wealth of $130 million. He earned most of his money from the salary he received from movies and TV sitcoms and also from the paycheque he received from his own company.
In 1997, Atkinson gave himself a salary of £1.34 million ($1.9 million) from his own company, Hindmeck, whose annual income in 1997, as determined by The Independent, was £1.9 million ($2.47 million). In that same article, it was mentioned that he is the director of Tiger Television, a company worth £960,000 ($1.24 million) which made a pre-tax profit of $586,300 (£451,000).
His earnings from endorsing banks was $1 million. Also, his earnings from the Blackadder series, featuring Hugh Laurie, was estimated to be $1 million.
The total earnings from the Mr. Bean franchise including the animated series were $11 million. His estimated earnings for the year 2012 was calculated to be $11.25 million.
Box Office Earnings
He played the lead character of MI6 agent Johnny English in the trilogy series, Johnny English, Johnny English Reborn, starring Rosamund Pike, and Johnny English Strikes Again, which grossed $160.5 million, $160.1 million, and $159 million, respectively.
His other highest earnings movies are Bean which earned $251.2 million and Mr. Bean's Holiday whose overall estimated earnings at the box office were calculated to be $229.7 million. He also acted alongside Sean Connery in the 1983's James Bond movie, Never Say Never Again, a movie which collected $160 million.
Residence and Cars
The English actor and his former wife bought a house in Handsmooth, Oxfordshire for £4 million ($4.4 million). During the time of their split, the couple was in the middle of building an £11 million ($14.3 million).
He moved in with Louise Ford in his $6 million home in North London.
Rowan Atkinson bought a McLaren F1 racing car in 1997 for $1,080,000 and upon its sale in 2015 he earned £8 million ($12,000,000). Further, he also owns an Aston Martin V-8 Zagato of $117,000, an Audi A8 of base price $83,800, a Honda Civic Hybrid which can be bought for $16,200 and a Honda NSX of market value $157,500.
Rowan Atkison's Personal Life
He was born as Rowan Sebastian Atkinson on 6th January 1955 in Consett, County Durham, England to father Eric Atkinson and mother Ella May Atkinson. He has three siblings named Rodney Atkinson, Paul Atkinson, and Rupert Atkinson. He is of British nationality and his ethnicity is white.
He first studied at the Durham Choristers School. Rowan then enrolled at Newcastle University from where he got his bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He received his MSc in Electrical Engineering from The Queen's College, Oxford.
64-years-old Rowan Atkinson has been married and divorced once. He is currently in a relationship with partner Louise Ford since 2014 with whom he shares a child. He was first married to Sunetra Sastry from 1990 to 2014. Together they have two children named Ben and Lily.