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Sunetra Sastry

ashma Published On Tue Jan 18 2022   Modified On Tue Jan 18 2022
Sunetra Sastry

Facts of Sunetra Sastry

Full NameSunetra Sastry
First NameSunetra
Last NameSastry
Professionformer makeup artist
Birth CityNewcastle upon Tyne
Birth CountryUK
Gender IdentityFemale
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseRowan Atkinson
No Of Children2
Height165 cm
Networth$15 M
Insta Profile
Date of BirthJanuary 9,1957


    Body and Relation Status of Sunetra Sastry

    What is Sunetra Sastry marital status ?Divorced
    How many children does Sunetra Sastry have ?2
    Who is Sunetra Sastry married with?Rowan Atkinson
    What is the height of Sunetra Sastry?165 cm
    What is the weight of Sunetra Sastry?kg

    Sunetra Sastry is an Indo- Anglican makeup artist who is primarily known for being the ex-wife of Rowan Atkinson, a popular English actor known for portraying the character of Mr. Bean in the Bean franchise. The former duo was in a long-time marital relationship from 1990 to 2015. As per sources, Bean's affair with Louise Ford, a British actress, ruined their married life.

    When Is Her Birthday? Personal Details

    Sunetra Sastry was born to an Indian father and English mother under the birth sign Capricorn in Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom in 1957. Her age is 65, as of 2022. She celebrates her birthday on 9 January every year. 

    The celebrity spouse had to face racial discrimination due to her father's culture and ethnicity. The former makeup artist grew up without the blessings of her maternal grandparents as her mother was not accepted by her parents after tying the knot with an Indian guy.

    Sunetra Sastry is an ex-wife of British actor, Rowan Atkinson
    Sunetra Sastry is an ex-wife of British actor, Rowan Atkinson
    IMAGE SOURCE: Instagram @sunetrasastry

    Sastry is a beautiful lady with brown eyes and black hair. She is 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm) tall. 

    After completing her high school education, she joined Beauty College in London against her parent's will. Her parents wanted her to be a nurse. However, her passion to be a makeup artist led her parents to support her later.

    The ex-celebrity spouse started her make-up career in the early 1980s with BBC. Eventually, she worked in many Rowan Atkinson's productions, including Black Adder. Likewise, she worked as a makeup artist in TV movies like Smack and Thistle in 1988.

    Marriage and Divorce with Rowan Atkinson

    Sunetra Sastry and Rowan Atkinson exchanged vows in February 1990 in Russian Tea Room, New York, United States of America. The ex- duo met for the first time in the early 1980s. After knowing each other for about a decade, they decided to tie the knot. Further, the ex-couple was blessed with a son, Benjamin Atkinson, a British Army Soldier, in 1993 and a daughter, Lily Sastry, in 1995.

    Sunetra and Rowan with young Benjamin Atkinson
    Sunetra and Rowan with young Benjamin Atkinson
    IMAGE SOURCE: Instagram @sunetrasastry

    Sastry's daughter, Lily Sastry, is a beautiful lady who stole the limelight when captured with her parents. Further, the 1.78 m tall celebrity daughter is an actress who appeared in the movies like Mr. Bean's Holiday, Johnny English Reborn and Tooth: Do You Believe in Faires. She is a rising star just like Indio Falconer Downey.

    Sadly, Sunetra and Rowan parted ways in November 2015. The reason for their separation is Rowan's extramarital affair with the actress Louise Ford. The duo was romantically involved from 2014. Likewise, they have welcomed a daughter, Isla Atkinson, in 2017.

    Louise Ford is a popular British actress and comedian known for her acting skills in movies and TV shows like Crashing, The Windsors, Horrible Histories, Chickens, Fast Girls, It's Kevin, We Hate Paul Revere, Doubt on Loan, among others.

    Sunetra's Ex-Husband, Rowan Atkinson, Is A Global Star

    Sunetra's ex-husband, Rowan Atkinson AKA Mr. Bean, was born on 6 January 1955 in Consett, the United Kingdom, to parents Ella May Bainbridge and Eric Atkinson. Atkinson was born as a son of a wealthy Durham farmer. His siblings are Paul, Rodney and Rupert.

    The comedian studied in Durham Cathedral Chorister's School. Later, he joined Newcastle University. Also, he studied MSc in Electrical Engineering at Queen's College. But, he was more focused on acting. Atkinson was a very intelligent student, and he passed with top grades in science A levels before joining university.

    The Johnny English Reborn alum started his acting career in 1978. His first TV appearance was the 1978 TV show Canned Laughter. He starred in a comedy series for BBC Radio 3 The Atkinson People the following year.  In his 44 years long career, he has bagged 84 acting credits, 17 writing credits, 2 credits for production and 1 credit for direction as per his IMDb profile.

    Atkinson is widely popular as Mr. Bean. He first appeared as a Mr. Bean on 1 January 1990 in a half-hour special for Thames Television. People liked the character, and then he continued with the character until 1995. Eventually, the feature film Bean was made in 1997.

    For his outstanding comic timings and great acting skills, he was awarded 2 British Academy Television Awards, Laurence Olivier Award and British Comedy Award. Furthermore, Atkinson is also known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder.

    Sunetra Sastry is a Millionaire

    Sunetra has a net worth of around $15 Million. The majority of her income is contributed by divorce alimony from Rowan Atkinson. Not to forget, she collected good money from her make-up career as well. She was devoted to her career until the birth of her children. She left her job to focus on her children's upbringing.

    On the other hand, Mr. Bean has a $150 million fortune. He is one of the richest celebrities. His annual earning is $12 Million with a monthly income of $1 Million. 

    Furthermore, the actor has collected good money from his movies and TV shows like Mr. Bean, Bean, Johnny English, Mr. Bean's Holiday, Blackadder, The Lion King, Rat Race, Love Actually, Maigret, Never Say Never Again, Keeping Mum, Handy Bean, The Witches, Fist of Bean, Spider- Plant Man, Dead on Time, The Tall Guy, Red Nose Day Actually, among others.

    In addition, Rowan Atkinson owns many houses and properties, including a Handsmooth house in Ipsden, Oxfordshire, which he bought in 2006 for Euro 2.6 Million. The luxurious house is made on a 16-acre land.

    Additionally, Sunetra's ex-husband has Audie A8, Jaguar MK7, Aston Martin Vantage, Honda Acura ($156 thousand), Roll-Royce, Brooklands Bentley, among others luxurious cars.