Considered one of the most legendary figures in English comedy, Rowan Atkinson net worth amounts to an estimated $150 million as of 2022.
He is also one of the richest comedians in the world and is popularly known for his character Mr. Bean that has blessed everyone’s TV screen for decades.
Apart from Rowan Atkinson net worth, his career as an actor, comedian, and screenwriter has also impressed and inspired many people around the globe.
Rowan Atkinson’s Early Life
Born on the 6th of January in 1955 in County Durham, England, Rowan Atkinson had three brothers growing up and he was the youngest of his family.
His oldest brother Paul passed away when Rowan Atkinson was just an infant. As a student, Rowan has been excellent in his studies and scored high grades which not only made him an excellent student but also helped him pursue a degree in electrical engineering from Newcastle University.
He went on to obtain a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering in the year 1978 from The Queen’s College at Oxford.
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During this time, he wanted to get a doctorate degree but he decided otherwise and gravitated towards the world of acting, which helped Rowan Atkinson net worth and his massive achievements.
At Oxford University, he explored different avenues, wrote comedy sketches for the comedy group, and was even involved with the Oxford University Dramatic Society.
Rowan Atkinson’s Career
Rowan Atkinson started his career in the world of radio in the year 1979 just after obtaining his master’s degree. His first performance was in the show called “The Atkinson People” where Rowan was the one-man show interviewing various people.
In reality, Rowan Atkinson was just interviewing himself and playing along with his incredible voice acting skills. He also went on to appear in a television show at this time called “Canned Laughter”.
Following on in the same path, he started hosting a mock-news show called “Not the nine o’clock News” and also became a notable character in the world of theatres with his own produced show called “The Secret Policeman’s Ball” along with Monty Python.
Rowan Atkinson net worth in his early career was nowhere close to what he has now but since then not only has he started making a name for himself but also started building an empire.
In the coming years, Atkinson’s career took a turn in the right direction when he got his first major lead role in the TV show called “Black Adder”. In addition to that, in 1983 itself, he also made his debut unofficial” James Bond movie called Never Say Never Again”.
From 1983 to 1997, he appeared in multiple shows and theatre performances before finally releasing his first “Mr. Bean” movie released in 1997. The movie was a hit and generated over $250 million which helped with Rowan Atkinson’s net worth in the long run.
In 2003, the “Johnny English” film series debuted and this three-film series got over $480 million of cumulative earnings. In 2007, Rowan Atkinson released the second Mr. Bean movie called “Mr. Bean’s Holiday” and this also contributed to Rowan Atkinson net worth and earned over $232 million.
Rowan Atkinson And The Worth of His Car Collection
Mr. Bean’s love and passion for cars is something that we really appreciate and it also adds to Rowan Atkinson net worth. Rowan has participated in multiple different races in the past and he owns a Honda NSX, Aston Martin DB2, a vintage Ford Falcon, a 1939 BMW 328, a Rolls Royce Phantom Coupe, and a Jaguar Mk7.
Alongside his passion to own luxury cars, he is a really proficient driver with the 2nd fastest recorded time ever on the track at Top Gear in his F1. He even writes columns for various automobile magazines and he has also used many of his own cars in the various movies and TV shows he has been part of.
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Rowan Atkinson Personal Life
Rowan has been married to Sunetra Sastry since 1990 but the couple divorced in 2015 and they three have children together Lily Sastry, Isla Atkinson, and Benjamin Atkinson.
Rowan Atkinson Net Worth & Salary
Rowan Atkinson net worth stands at a staggering $150 million. A major part of Rowan Atkinson’s net worth comes from his salary of $12 million per year. Rowan Atkinson net worth in 2022 is $150 million and this 67-year-old is still going strong with his acting and comedy.
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