Rowan Atkinson Net Worth
Rowan Atkinson net worth: Rowan Atkinson is an actor, screenwriter and comedian who has a net worth of $130 million. Rowan Atkinson has earned his net worth through his career as an actor and comedian in television, films and theatre, as well as voice acting in animated films. He is best known for his role as Mr. Bean in the movie with the same name. Born in Consett, County Durham, England, United Kingdom, Rowan Atkinson graduated from Newcastle University, and began the process of earning his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering at The Queen's College, Oxford, but ultimately, did not complete the program of study. He began performing while in college, and first gained a modicum of popularity with a radio program called, "The Atkinson People" which aired on BBC radio in the mid-70s. From there, he moved on to television work, appearing in "Not the Nine O'Clock News", co-writing and performing in the hit series, "The Black Adder", and creating his iconic and very popular character, Mr. Bean for the first of a series of television specials. He also began appearing in various films, including "Never Say Never Again", "The Tall Guy", "Four Weddings and a Funeral", "Love Actually", and two movies based on the Mr. Bean character, as well as two other films based on another of his popular character creations called, Johnny English. He was part of the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremonies. Atkinson starred as Inspector Raymond Fowler on the television series The Thin Blue Line from 1995 to 1996. He also starred in movies including Rat Race and Keeping Mum and voiced the role of Zazu in the movie The Lion King in 1994. Atkinson has won BAFTA Awards in 1981 for Not the Nine O'Clock News and in 1990 for Blackadder Goes Forth. He has also written for many of his television series.