Know About Rowan Atkinson (AKA Mr.Bean)’s Wife Sunetra Sastry: Bio, Marriage, Children, Divorce

Sunetra Sastry is an English creator who is commonly recognized as the former wife, Rowan Atkinson aka Mr. Bean, a popular English comedian, actor, and screenwriter. Most of Sastry’s works for BBC and various Rowan Atkinson productions were as competent to make- up artist.

Sunetra Sastry: Bio, Ethnicity, Education

Sunetra Sastry is an Indian father and English mother born in 1957 in Newcastle, England. Centered on the racial history of her father, Sastry grew up in England in the sixties and endured a core period of racial discrimination.

Moreover, the marriage of Sunetra’s father was disowned to his mother by his English relatives. Sastry, however, pulled civil injustices and discovered her love for beauty.

After high school, she went to London to attend beauty college, which was initially contrary to the wishes of her parents, who wanted her instead to become an infant. But finally, they embraced Sunetra’s passion and sponsored it.

Later she got a job as a maquillage with the BBC. Her work credits include Black Adder and Smack & Thistle and several other productions by Rowan Atkinson.

More about Sunetra Sastry

Height: 5 foot 5 inches (1.65 m)

Weight: 120 lbs (55 Kg)

Body Measurements: 34-27-36 inches

Religion: Hinduism

Hair Color: Black

Hobbies: Travelling

How Sunetra Sastry Meet Rowan Atkinson?

During the 1986 TV series Black Adder, Sastry met Atkinson. Sastry met him. After a couple of months of dating in the Russian Tea Room in New York City, Rowan and Sunetra were married in February 1990.

As a member of the crew on the long-time Black Adder sequence, Sastry made the make-up for Stephen Fry, but subsequently went to Atkinson when Fry came one day during the rehearsal and asked Sastry to work with him directly.

Stephen Fry, an openly gay actor who was the best man for Atkinson’s wedding and Sastry, finally confessed that Sastry was one of the few people he was drawn to in his 2010 autobiography.

According to Fry, he seriously considered asking Sastry for ‘the shiny, funny and exciting,’ but changed his mind when he found out that Atkinson was interested in her too.

Sunetra Sastry and Atkinson Marriage Ends

Two children were created in the Sastry and Atkinson union, a son Benjamin who was born in 1993, and a daughter, Lily, who was born in 1995.

However, after 24 years of marriage, the couple separated, and by November 2015, they were officially divorced on the grounds of irreconcilable differences following Atkinson’s failure to appear in court during the divorce proceedings, a behavior the judge labeled as ‘unreasonable’.

However, the real reason for the divorce of a couple was connected with Rowan’s allegations of unfaithfulness after he got involved with Louise Ford, a 29-year-old actress.

The pair was revealed in 2014, soon after the split of Atkinson and Sastry. The Wyndham’s Theater in London is reportedly the first time Louise and Rowan met in 2013 as they performed together on The Quartermaine Terms.

The rumors were also reported following the public call of her dad, his daughter Lily, which describes his behavior as a “dick move” Angry with the actions of her father, Lily then told Rowan’s surname and took on the maiden name of her mother.

It is claimed that she has actively strived to eliminate from her public profile all signs of her father.
Lily has appeared in several films as a burlesque dancer and an aspiring actress. She starred with her father in two of her films – Mr. Bean’s Holiday (2007) and Johnny English Reborn – in addition to her 2004 Tooth film (2011).

During her marriage to Atkinson, Sastry eventually decided to place her career on hold and focus on raising her children as well as provide backup support for her famous husband whose extensive work on radio, television, theatre, and films has made him an accomplished entertainer.

Today, Atkinson has become one of the most successful and best-loved British comedy actors with a plethora of hits like Blackadder, Mr. Bean, and Johnny English, to his credit and a net worth estimated at £70 million amassed in about four decades in the entertainment industry.

While Atkinson currently lives in a £4 million London cottage, Sastry lives in a £21million mansion in the city and prefers to stay low profile and away from the limelight.

At the time of their split, the estranged couple was building an £11 million home in Oxfordshire. Sunetra is actively involved in charity and humanitarian efforts and has worked with charities such as The Brain Cancer Foundation of Great Britain.