Sunetra Sastry, The Ex-wife Of Rowan Atkinson

Sunetra Sastry

Who doesn’t know Rowan Atkinson aka Mr. Bean, right? Mr. Bean is a part of everyone’s childhood. However, did you know about Sunetra Sastry, who shared a part of her life with the actor as his wife? Yes, she is famous as the ex-wife of Rowan Atkinson.

Moreover, it’s also worth noting that Sunetra Sastry is a British Make up artist. So, as a professional makeup artist, she has worked mostly for BBC and several productions of Rowan Atkinson.

If you want to know more about her life, then this is the article that you should follow. Here, we will share everything that you need to know about Sunetra. For example, we will share her relationship with Rowan and what led to their divorce as well. So, now’s the time to go through this article and get all the facts about their relationship.

A Short Bio On Sunetra Sastry

So, if you want to know about Sunetra’s life and her relationship with Rowan Atkinson, then let’s start from the very beginning. According to the sources, she was born in the year 1957 in Newcastle, England. Her father is an Indian person and her mother’s English. So, it’s also worth noting that she grew up in New Castle, England in the 1960s era.

We know that it was an era where racism or racial discrimination was at the forefront. Due to that, her mother was disowned by her family for marrying an Indian guy. So, that’s why Sunetra Sastry’s childhood was a bit difficult for sure.

Her Career

Despite the difficulties and civil injustices, she discovered her passion in the beauty industry. In fact, it’s worth noting that after her high school studies, she went to a beauty college in London. She took that decision against her parents who wanted her to become a nurse instead.

Eventually, Sunetra Sastry’s parents approved of her decision and passion. Later on, she managed to get a job with the BBC as their makeup artist. In fact, it’s also worth noting that she worked with Rowan Atkinson on a lot of projects. Some of her projects include Black Adder, Smack & Thistle, etc.

The Relationship With Rowan Atkinson: How It Began & What Led To The Downfall?

According to the sources, the duo met on the sets of Black Adder in the year 1986. So, they began to date for a few months and then eventually decided to elevate their relationship. In other words, they tied the marital knots in the year 1990 at the Russian Tea Room in NYC.

In the set of Black Adder, Sastry was the makeup artist for Stephen Fry for a while. Later on, Rowan approach Fry and requested Sastry to work for him instead. In his autobiography, Rowan confessed that Sastry was one of the few women to who he had been attracted to.

In their marital life, they even had two children, Benjamin (1993) and daughter Lily (1995). However, after sharing 24 years of marriage, the couple decided to go their separate ways in 2015, in November.

The sources tell that the couple’s divorce has links to the rumors of infidelity from Rowan’s side. He had a thing for actress Louise Ford for some time. In fact, the duo went public with their relationship in 2014.

Sunetra Sastry Net Worth

Sunetra Sastry is a very famous woman who has acquired a lot of fortune through sheer hard work and dedication. As a makeup artist, she has received lots of cash. Currently, she has a net worth of around 15 million USD as of 2022.

Quick Wikis/ Bio

Name Sunetra Sastry
Real Name
Nick Name Sunetra
Make-up artist ‧ Rowan Atkinson’s ex-wife
Birth Year 1957 (age 65 years)
Age 65 Years (As of 2022)
How tall is Sage 163 cm (in feet inches- 5′ 4″)
Gender Female
Birthplace (Native)
Zodiac Sign Vigro
Net Worth $10 Million As of 2022
Spouse – Rowan Atkinson (m. 1990–2015)
Children – Lily Sastry, Benjamin Atkinson