Sunetra Sastry (Rowan Atkinson Ex-Wife) Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Sunetra Sastry

Biography / Wiki

The former wife of comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson, Sunetra Sastry is a British makeup artist who has worked on the legendary comedy show ‘Black Adder’ and many more. Her parents initially opposed attending a London Beauty College and wanted her to become a nurse. But soon they started to support her after they realized that it was her true passion.

She started to work as a makeup artist for BBC in the early 1980s. In the 1980s, she met Atkinson and married him in 1990. Atkinson became involved with the actress Louise Ford in a romantic relationship. Sastry later split from him and in November 2015 they divorced.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 5th of September 1957 Sunetra Sastry will turn 65 years old. She doesn’t appear to be much taller but keeps herself healthy and fit. Her body figure measurements are 34-27-34 and she wears number 6 in the shoe size.

Her height measures 5 feet 4 inches and her weight is 55 kg approximately. She has black colored eyes and the color of her hair is blonde.

Net Worth

Following her passion, Sunetra Sastry became one of the most popular makeup artists in the Hollywood entertainment industry and also worked on many popular projects. She has earned most of her wealth through her skills as a makeup artist and the total net worth estimated for Sunetra Sastry is $650 thousand US dollars as of now.

Education / Family

Sunetra Sastry was born and raised in New York, United States of America. Sastry has not revealed the name of her parents or siblings. She studied at her local high school and later attended a beauty college in London.


Sunetra Sastry

Nickname Sunetra
Birth Place New York, USA
Date Of Birth 5 September 1957
Age 66 Years
Height In centimetres – 163 cm

In feet and inches – 5’ 4”

Weight In kilograms – 55 KG

In pounds –  123 Pounds

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Blonde
Profession Makeup artist
Zodiac sign Virgo
School High School
College Beauty College London
Religion Hinduism
Nationality Indian, English
Home Town New York, USA
Fathers Name Name Not Known
Mothers Name Name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

After finishing her education, she started working as a make-up artist in London. She was hired by BBC sometime in the early 1980s and later began working as a crew member on ‘Black Adder,’ the pseudo-historical situation comedy of the BBC1. Sastry worked on the ‘Smack and Thistle’ TV series after her work on ‘Black Adder II’.

She finally stopped working and decided instead to focus on raising her children. She also worked on makeup for Stephen Fry, who later admitted that Sastry was one of the few women he was drawn to. For his 2010 book ‘The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography’ the openly gay star revealed that he wanted to ask her out.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

Sastry and Atkinson met in 1986, dated for three years before engaging in late 1989. They had married at the popular Russian Tea Room in New York City in February 1990. Fry acted as the best man on Atkinson. At the time they were married, with his extensive work on radio, television, theatre, and films, Atkinson was already a well-respected actor and comedian.

Sastry’s 24-year marriage to Atkinson began to deteriorate in 2014 when news of a new woman came to light in his life. It was later revealed the unidentified woman was actress Louise Ford. Because of this, the couple separated and later divorced.

Boyfriends Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean famed actor and comedian)
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Rowan Atkinson (1990 – 2015)


Sunetra Sastry with her ex-husband
Sunetra Sastry with her ex-husband

Children Son – Benjamin Atkinson,


Benjamin Atkinson
Benjamin Atkinson

Daughter – Lily Sastry

Sunetra Sastry with her daughter
Sunetra Sastry with her daughter

Favorite Things

Here we provide you the list of Sunetra Sastry’s favorite things.

Favorite Actors Eddie Redmayne
Favorite Actress Emma Stone
Favorite Colour Black
Favorite Holiday Destinations London
Favorite Food Italian Cuisine
Favorite Things To Do Painting and Travelling

Sunetra Sastry

Some Interesting Facts About Sunetra Sastry

  • She was lauded for her humanitarian actions and works.
  • She has been involved with Charities such as The Great Britain Brain Cancer Foundation.
  • Sastry is keen to stay away from the media.
  • Sunetra has been employed as a Makeup Artist in several Rowan Atkinson production projects.
  • Sastry’s served in TV shows like “Black Adder” and “Smack Thistle.”
  • Sastry and Atkinson split in February 2014, and soon after, he publicly started to date Ford.
  • The presiding judge granted Sastry divorce within 65 seconds after beginning as Atkinson had failed to appear in court.
  • His action was described by the judge as “unreasonable.”
  • It was reported in October 2017 that Atkinson’s daughter Lily had decided not to use her father’s surname any longer, and had adopted the maiden name of her mother.
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