How old is Rowan Atkinson and who’s his ex-wife? – The Sun

ROWAN Atkinson is one of the most recognised faces on TV having starred in Johnny English, Blackadder and Love Actually.

Here's all you need to know about the comedian and actor that brought Mr Bean to life.

How old is Rowan Atkinson?

Rowan Atkinson CBE was born in County Durham on the January 6, 1955 – making him 66 years old.

The actor, comedian and screenwriter is the youngest of four brothers born to Eric – a company director and Ella.

His brother Rodney is a Eurosceptic economist who narrowly lost out on being leader of the UKIP party in 2000.

The talented star gained a degree in Electrical Engineering from Oxford University where he first started writing and performing comedy sketches for the Etceteras and Oxford University Dramatic Society.

It was at Oxford that he met Notting Hill writer Richard Curtis – with whom he'd collaborate with on Blackadder, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Love Actually.

Rowan is perhaps best known for his endearing character Mr.Bean as well as the snarky Blackadder.

He's also enjoyed cinematic success with the film adaptations of Mr.Bean along with his Johnny English franchise.

The actor has been awarded a BAFTA and Olivier Award throughout his 40-year career and was named as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy by The Observer.

On July 19, 2018 online rumours that the actor had died were exposed as a hoax.

The false news was circulated to trick the reciever into downlading a virus.

The actor is alive and well but the dangerous scam could end up damaging your computer if opened.

And this isn't the first time Rowan has been a victim of false rumours.

Just last year fake headlines claiming to come from Fox News that the actor had died in a car crash made their way across social media.

Who's Rowan Atkinson's ex-wife Sunetra Sastry?

Rowan was married to Sunetra Sastry from February 1990 to their divorce on 10th November 2015 – a year after separating.

The couple had met in the late '80s when Sunetra was a makeup artist for the BBC.

They share son Ben and daughter Lily together.

Rowan has been in a relationship with Louise Ford since 2014 and shares a child with her who was born in December 2017.

What's the Mr Bean star's net worth?

The actor and screenwriter has amassed quite a stonking fortune.

He's reported to be worth around £100 million.

It was Mr Bean and his Johnny English franchise that contributed to a large proportion of this sum.

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