Rowan Atkinson People know and are famous for Mr. Bean. It is a cartoon series and a television drama series with lots of fun, drama, and comedy mixed in. Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6, 1955, and his current age is 67 years old. Rowan Atkinson was appointed a CBE in 2013 on his birthday as a present for services to drama and charity.
Mr. Bean Net Worth
Rowan Atkinson is an actor, screenwriter, and comedian. He has a net worth of $150 million. And he is a car collector. He bought so many luxury sports cars. He expressed his emotions through his car. The McLaren F1 crashed twice, so he decided to spend all the money he had bought to repair that one car.
Mr. Bean Early Life
Rowan Atkinson’s father was a farmer, and he had three brothers; his third brother died when he was young, and his two brothers were raised in an Anglican household alongside. Mr. Bean is a top student with excellent grades, so he is eligible to attend Newcastle University, where he earned his first degree in electrical engineering. Then, he went on to get his MSc in ECE from Queen’s College, Oxford in the year 1978. Rowan Atkinson was interested in acting, so he joined the Oxford University Drama Society and began making sketches for the comedy group.
Mr. Bean Personal Life
One day, Rowan Atkinson met a makeup artist named Sunetra Sastry in the 1980s when she was working for the BBC, and then, they married in February 1990. They have 2 children who live together in Apethorpe. In 2013, at the age of 58, Mr. Bean began a love affair with 32-year-old comedian Louise Ford. Ford ended her relationship with comedian James Acaster and began with Mr. Bean. He divorced his wife in 2015. By 2017, he had a child.
Mr. Bean Career
Rowan Atkinson‘s early career was in the radio industry. Then, he also made a name for himself in the theatre by co-producing The Secret Policeman’s Ball with Monty Python members. The year 1983 was a watershed moment in Atkinson’s career. He landed the main part in one of his most famous endeavors, the TV drama Black Adder. He made his feature film debut in Never Say Never Again, an “unofficial” James Bond film. Rowan Atkinson got a stronger footing in the film business with two important appearances in 1994.
Mr. Bean Animated Series
In 2014, ITV announced that Rowan Atkinson was to play Mr. Bean’s character in this animated series. All we expected was for this show to be released as a web series, but instead, it will be broadcast on television. Mr. Bean will be the next version as the 5th season will air in 2019.
It was voiced over by Rowan Atkinson on February 14, 2018. This series contains 26 episodes, and the first two episodes, “Game Over” and “Special Delivery,” will be aired in April 2019 on CITV in the United Kingdom as well as worldwide. And the other thing is that the Chinese children’s channel CCTV-14 gets all 104 episodes (five series).
Mr. Beans with His Die-Hard Fans
Rowan Atkinson is always mad about cars and has participated in many races and won many over the years. His car collections include a Honda NSX, Jaguar Mk7, Aston Martin DB2, vintage Ford Falcon, 1939 BMW 328, and Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe. He not only buys the car for the luxury feel, but he is also a good rider in this field. Rowan Atkinson recorded the 2nd fastest recorded in the top most gears in a Formula 1 race. In 1997, Rowan Atkinson got a brand-new McLaren F1 car.
Rowan Atkinson got his category C+E (previously “Class 1”) truck driving license in 1981. In 1995, he played a racing driver, “Henry Birkin,” in the television drama Full Throttle. From 1997 until 2015, he had a rare McLaren F1, which was involved in an accident with an Austin Metro in Cabus, near Garstang, Lancashire, in October 1999. It was damaged again in August 2011, when it caught fire after Atkinson allegedly lost control and collided with a tree. In 2001, Rowan Atkinson drove an Aston Martin V8, which also ended in an accident where the enthusiasts’ conference was happening, but he walked away unharmed.