Rowan Atkinson Height Weight Age Net Worth

Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson
Photo: Eva Rinaldi / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 2.0

Birth Date

January 6, 1955


67 years old


United Kingdom

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color



5 ft 11 in | 181 cm

Net Worth

$150 Million


80 kg | 178 lbs


40 in | 102 cm

Shoe size

11 US | 44 EU


34 in | 86 cm

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born in Consett, County Durham, England, on January 6, 1955, is an English actor and comedian.

Young Rowan Atkinson first started performing during his years at The Queen's College, Oxford.

He landed his first big break in The Oxford Revue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (1976).

He began his professional career on BBC Radio 3 comedy shows The Atkinson People (1979).

He got his television debut in British one-off comedy programme Canned Laughter (1979), he played three roles: Robert Box / Mr. Marshall / radio announcer.

Rowan's breakthrough performance came in BBC sketch comedy show Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979–1982) in various roles, for which he won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance in 1981.

He made his big screen debut in Bond film Never Say Never Again (1983) in role as Nigel Small-Fawcett.

Rowan Atkinson Height and Weight

How tall is Rowan Atkinson and what is his weight? Rowan Atkinson's height is 5' 11" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 181 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, his weight is 178 іn pоunds or 80 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Rowan Atkinson Age

Rowan Atkinson is 67 years old.

Rowan Atkinson Net Worth

Rowan Atkinson net worth is around 150 million dollars.

Best Movies

He portrayed Johnny English in action comedy films:

Johnny English (2003), for which he was nominated for European Film Award for Best Actor

Johnny English Reborn (2011)

Johnny English Strikes Again (2018)

He played character Mr. Bean on big screen in comedy films:

Bean (1997)

Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)

He was nominated for the American Comedy Award for Funniest Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his role as Father Gerald in romantic comedy movie Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).

Keeping Mum (2005) black comedy opposite Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas and Patrick Swayze

Rat Race (2001) adventure comedy with Whoopi Goldberg and John Cleese

The Tall Guy (1989) romantic comedy with Jeff Goldblum and Emma Thompson

Love Actually (2003) romantic comedy with Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Hugh Grant

The Witches (1990) dark fantasy horror comedy with Anjelica Huston

He voiced Zazu in animated musical film The Lion King (1994).

Maybe Baby (2000) romance comedy with Hugh Laurie and Emma Thompson

Best TV Shows

He won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance in 1990, for Blackadder series (1983-1989):

The Black Adder (1983) in role as Prince Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh

Blackadder II (1986) in role as Lord Edmund Blackadder

Blackadder the Third (1987) in role as Edmund Blackadder Esq

Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988) television special in role as Ebenezer Blackadder

Blackadder Goes Forth (1989) in role as Captain Edmund Blackadder

He played Lord Blackadder / King Edmund III / Centurion Blaccadius in sci-fi comedy television film Blackadder: Back & Forth (1999).

He was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance in 1991 and 1994, for his role as Mr. Bean in British sitcom Mr. Bean. (1990-1995).

He voiced Mr. Bean in animated sitcom Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (2002–2004, 2015–2019).

He won a CableACE Award for Writing an Entertainment Special for television special Rowan Atkinson Live (1992), also he was nominated for the CableACE Award for Performance in a Comedy Special.

He played various roles in shows The Secret Policeman's Other Ball (1981).

Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death (1990) television special in role as The Doctor

The Thin Blue Line (1995-1996) BBC sitcom in role as Inspector Raymond Fowler

Maigret (2016-2017) British television series in role as Chief Inspector Jules Maigret


Attended Durham Choristers School and St Bees School.

Attended Newcastle University and Oxford University.

He is youngest of four brothers.

He won the Olivier Award for his various roles in one–man show Rowan Atkinson in Revue (1981), at the Globe Theatre.

He owns fast cars and is a participant in car racing.

He is an atheist.

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2013.

Featured in music videos for:

Boyzone "Picture of You" (1997)

Olly Murs (Featuring Snoop Dogg) "Moves" (2018)


He was married to Sunetra Sastry (1990-2015), they have two children, Ben and Lily.

He is in a relationship with Louise Ford, since 2014, they have one child.

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