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Date of Birth: 1955 , January-6
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Rowan Atkinson
Birth Name Rowan Sebastian Atkinson
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Conset
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Movies, TV Shows
Net Worth $ 130 million
Famous for television, film
Married Yes
Married to Sunetra Sastry (m. 1990; div. 2015)
Divorce Yes
Children 2
Education The Queen's College, Oxford ,Newcastle University ,Chorister School, Durham ,St Bees School
Awards Not Yet
Siblings Rodney Atkinson, Rupert Atkinson, Paul Atkinson
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Black
Affair with Ellie Goulding
Girlfriend Jessica Makinson
Movies Johnny English Reborn
TV Show Live from Lambeth Palace sketches
Father Eric Atkinson
Mother Ella May Bainbridge
Weight in KG 82 kg
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
Body Measurements 33-23-34
Breast Size 37in
Waist size 31 inches
Hip Size 36in
Shoe Size 10
Nick Name Jerry
Face Color White
Neck Size 8.5
Books The Betrayal
Boyfriend Bryan Weaver
Salary N/A
Albums Professional Rapper, So Hard
Sisters Elisabeth Goodman

Quick Timeline of Rowan Atkinson

1955 Born in Consett, County Durham, England
1975 Attended The Queen's College, Oxford
1978 Appeared in the radio show The Atkinson People
1979 Appeared in the television series, Canned Laughter
1983 Appeared in the television series, The Black Adder
1997 Appeared in the movie, Bean
1988 Began dating Leslie Ash
1990 Married to Sunetra Sastry
1993 First child, Benjamin Atkinson
1995 Second child, Lily Atkinson
1981 Won BAFTA Awards
1994 Won Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden
1993 Won CableACE Awards

Detail Timeline of Rowan Atkinson

January 6 , 1955

Born in Consett, County Durham, England

Rowan Atkinson was born as Rowan Sebastian Atkinson in Consett, County Durham, England, United Kingdom to Eric Atkinson and Ella May. He is English and is of white ethnicity. He was raised in Anglican. He is five feet and eleven inches tall. 

1975

Attended The Queen's College, Oxford

Initially, Rowan was enrolled at Durham Choristers School. After that he joined St. Bees School, and Newcastle University. In Newcastle, he majored in Electrical Engineering. In 1975, he joined The Queen's College, Oxford pursuing MSc in Electrical Engineering.

1978

Appeared in the radio show The Atkinson People

In the late 1970s, he began appearing in the radio shows. In 1978, he worked on BBC Radio show The Atkinson People. He was also the co writer of this radio show. Griff Rhys Jones was the producer of this radio show. 

1979

Appeared in the television series, Canned Laughter

In the late 1970s, he began appearing in the radio shows. In 1978, he worked on BBC Radio show The Atkinson People. He was also the co writer of this radio show. Griff Rhys Jones was the producer of this radio show. 

 

1983

Appeared in the television series, The Black Adder

He got his rise in fame in the early 1980s after he began starring the role of Prince Edmund in this TV series The Black Adder. He also portrayed the role of Lord Blackadder in the TV series Blackadder II. He is also known for his role in the TV series Blackadder the Third. 

1997

Appeared in the movie, Bean

Known for his extreme humorous expressions, Rowan Atkinson is an actor from England popular for starring the role of Mr. Bean in the movie Bean. He starred in this movie in 1997. He is also known for his role in the movie Mr. Bean's Holiday.

1988

Began dating Leslie Ash

 In the late 1980s, Rowan was spotted with Leslie Ash having romantic love affairs with her. He dated her as his girlfriend for several months. Leslie Ash is an actress and she is popular for her role in the TV series Men Behaving Badly. They called off their love life after few months.

February 5 , 1990

Married to Sunetra Sastry

On 5th of February 1990, Rowan got married to Sunetra Sastry. Sunetra Sastry is a makeup artist. As a loving spouse, they also had two children from this married life. They got divorced on 10th of November 2015.

1993

First child, Benjamin Atkinson

He became father for the first time in his life in 1993. He and his ex wife, Sunetra Sastry welcomed their first child together that year and that time it was a son and they named him Benjamin Atkinson.

1995

Second child, Lily Atkinson

He became father for the second time in his life in 1995. He and his ex wife, Sunetra Sastry welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was a daughter and they named her Lily Atkinson.

1981

Won BAFTA Awards

In 1981, he got his first nomination in BAFTA Awards and that year he won this award for Best Light Entertainment Performance. He was also honored with this award in 1990 from the same category. 

1994

Won Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden

Till now he has been nominated in Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden for three times in his life and he has been honored all the three times. He won this award for the first time in 1994 for Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man). 

1993

Won CableACE Awards

In 1993, he got nominated in CableACE Awards for Comedy Special, Performance in a Comedy Special and Writing an Entertainment Special. He won this award from this later nomination. He also got nominated in this award twice in 1995. 

Content

 In the late 1980s, Rowan was spotted with Leslie Ash having romantic love affairs with her. He dated her as his girlfriend for several months. Leslie Ash is an actress and she is popular for her role in the TV series Men Behaving Badly. They called off their love life after few months.

On 5th of February 1990, Rowan got married to Sunetra Sastry. Sunetra Sastry is a makeup artist. As a loving spouse, they also had two children from this married life. They got divorced on 10th of November 2015.

Initially, Rowan was enrolled at Durham Choristers School. After that he joined St. Bees School, and Newcastle University. In Newcastle, he majored in Electrical Engineering. In 1975, he joined The Queen's College, Oxford pursuing MSc in Electrical Engineering. In the late 1970s, he began appearing in the radio shows. In 1978, he worked on BBC Radio show The Atkinson People. He was also the co writer of this radio show. In 1979, he portrayed the role of Robert Box in the TV sitcom Rowan Atkinson presents...Canned Laughter. He got his rise in fame in the early 1980s after he began starring the role of Prince Edmund in this TV series The Black Adder. His breakthrough role came in 1997 after he portrayed the role of Mr. Bean in the movie Bean. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is $130 Million.