About Rowan Atkinson
It has been reported that Rowan Atkinson net worth reaches an estimate of 130 million dollars. To the biggest part of the public, Rowan Atkinson is known as a comedian and an actor from England. However, not a lot of people know that Rowan Atkinson is also involved into engineering and is an electrical engineer. In addition to being an actor and a comedian, Rowan Atkinson is also a screenwriter which helps to accumulate the huge Rowan Atkinson net worth a lot.
He is mostly known as the main character in the TV series called “Mr. Bean”. In addition to it, Rowan Atkinson has also appeared in other TV shows such as “The Thin Blue Line” and “Blackadder”. Talking about his career as a comedian, Rowan Atkinson was listed in the Top 50 funniest actors in the magazine “The Observer” in Britain.
Moreover, the actor had a lot of success in appearing in other cinema productions which were based on his character as Mr. Bean. These productions include “Mr. Bean” and “Mr. Bean’s Holiday”. These movies increased the overall amount of Rowan Atkinson net worth a lot. Furthermore, Rowan Atkinson starred in movies “Johnny English” and its sequel “Johnny English Reborn”.
After finished high school, Rowan Atkinson studied at the Queen’s College in Oxford where he studied electrical engineering. During the beginning of his career as an actor, Rowan Atkinson met Howard Goodall and Richard Curtis with whom the actor collaborated in his later career in acting and comedy.
In 1978, Rowan Atkinson acted in the show called “The Atkinson People” which was broadcasted on the BBC Radio 3. In addition, he kept on working in the BBC when he got a position as a host of the Not the Nine o’Clock News. Other stars were also hosting the show which included Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson and Griff Rhys Jones.
His successful performance in the Not the Nine o’Clock News led him to appear in another TV show which was called “The Black Adder”. He worked in the creating of the series together with Richard Curtis. Therefore, a lot of TV shows added a lot to the total amount of Rowan Atkinson net worth. “The Black Adder” also became one of the most popular and most successful TV sitcoms on the BBC. It also inspired to create television special shows which were “Blackadder: The Cavalier Years” and “Blackadder’s Christmas Carol”.