"Mr. Bean” Rowan Atkinson makes many people unrecognizable with his strange appearance at the age of 66. He is currently living with a lover 28 years younger.
Rowan Atkinson is a character attached to the series about Mr. Bean. The series was broadcast in the 90s and became part of the childhood memories of many generations of viewers. This character also made Rowan an A-list star loved by millions of viewers.
Rowan Atkinson is best known for his role as Mr. Bean.
Thanks to his witty and funny face, Rowan Atkinson is loved by the public and called "the king of comedy". The success of the role of Mr. Bean is so big that people may not know Rowan Atkinson's name but still call him Mr. Bean. The last time the veteran star took on the role of Mr. Bean is in the movie Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007).
Contrary to the character Mr. Bean is dumb on screen, Rowan Atkinson in real life is smart and has a respectable academic record. He studied at the most prestigious universities in the UK such as Newcastle University, The Queen School of Oxford University.
The world media called Rowan Atkinson "comedy king".
Although the character Mr. Bean brought Rowan Atkinson fame but it also formed a big shadow in the career of the British actor. In an interview in early 2021, he honestly confessed: "I don't like playing this character very much. The weight of responsibility is not easy. I find it stressful and tiring and I look forward to the end of this character transformation."
Commenting on the most popular role of his career, the 66-year-old star said: "The success of Mr. Bean has never surprised me. Everyone will laugh when they see an adult acting like a child without realizing that those actions are not appropriate. In fact, movies about Mr. Bean has succeeded by conveying humor and wit through his body, images, not words.
Despite becoming famous with the character Mr. Bean, Rowan Atkinson wants to escape the shadow of this character.
Besides his cult career with the role of Mr. Bean, Rowan Atkinson also attracted attention by private life. The 66-year-old star once shocked when she had a baby with her 28-year-old lover 4 years ago. This information once made him receive public criticism for his determination to divorce his wife of nearly 24 years to pursue a young girl worthy of his child.
Rowan Atkinson once had an admirable marriage to his first wife, makeup artist Sunetra Sastry. The couple lived together for 20 years and had two children together, a boy and a girl. In it, Rowan Atkinson's daughter has a beautiful appearance and also follows in her father's footsteps to pursue acting.
In 2014, Rowan Atkinson and his wife confirmed their divorce. He also quickly went public with his relationship with a young girl, actress Louise Ford, not long after. The two fell in love while participating in the play Quatermaine's Terms in 2013. At the time they fell in love, the veteran star had not yet divorced his wife.
Rowan Atkinson with his first wife and daughter.
Falling in love with his co-star while still married and the large age gap between the two makes the star of the Mr. Bean must receive the ridicule of the public. Rowan's daughter also does not support her father's divorce decision and claims from his face.
However, despite public opposition and her daughter's angry attitude, Rowan Atkinson still decided to build happiness with an actress worthy of her child's age. The couple are living together in a £4 million flat and welcomed their daughter together in 2017.
Becoming a father at the age of 62, Rowan also made many people laugh. Over the years, he stopped acting to help his wife take care of their children. Until 2021, the 66-year-old star reappeared and surprised the audience with her current appearance.
Rowan Atkinson is living with his girlfriend 28 years younger, actress Louise Ford.
Rowan Atkinson and Louise Ford have been living together since 2014 and have a daughter together.
This August, The Sun newspaper published the latest series of photos of Rowan Atkinson at the set of a new movie. With a face beginning to show signs of age and strange long hair, the star of Mr. Bean makes many people unrecognizable. It is known that the British actor is filming for the movie Man Vs Bee.
In Man Vs Bee, Rowan Atkinson transforms into an old man caught up in a fight with bees while looking after a large mansion. Man Vs Bee was co-created by veteran comedian and Will Davies. The series consists of 10 episodes and is expected by Netflix to be successful thanks to the popularity of “Mr. Bean" Rowan Atkinson.
In August 2021, Rowan Atkinson returned to acting after a few years of hiatus to spend time taking care of her young daughter while her young girlfriend was busy developing her career.
The current estimated fortune of the British actor is 150 million USD with a collection of many valuable cars. When he divorced, he left his first wife a mansion worth $11 million.
Rowan is known as one of the highest paid comedians in the world today. The average annual income of the 66-year-old star is about 16 million USD. His income mainly comes from acting, performing comedic roles and performing on theatrical stage.