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.