Simon Baker is an actor and director, best known for his role as Patrick Jane in the CBS television series "The Mentalist" and as Riley Denbo in "Land of the Dead" and as Christian Thompson in the film "The Devil Wears Prada". He is the son of Elizabeth Labberton, a high school teacher and Barry Baker, a mechanic. On 14 Feb 2013, he earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6352 Hollywood Boulevard.
Simon Baker Personal Life
Simon Baker is a happily married man. He has been enjoying his marital relationship with his longterm partner with whom he shares three children.
Simon Baker Past Affairs, Married Life
Simon Baker is married to his wife, Rebecca Rig since 2 October 1998. His wife is an Australian actress, whom he first met in 1991 on a blind date at the Royal Hotel in Sydney's Paddington.
The pair turned a boyfriend-girlfriend relationship into holy matrimony after dating for about five years. Baker and Rig are parents of three children: two sons and a daughter. Currently, the family of five lives in Malibu, California.
Simon Baker Net Worth
The 5 ft 10 in tall actor has an estimated net worth of $45 million. He receives a salary of $350 thousand per episode for starring in television series. Speaking of his earnings from The Mentalist, Baker was earning US$350 per episode.
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Soon after that, he signed a contract that delivers a payment of US$30 million for his character as Patrick Jane. All in all, he has been a Longines Ambassador of Elegance and featured in "Elegance is an attitude" advertising campaign which was shot in Chantilly Racecourse.
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Besides, their magazine print campaign for the same slogan was shot by the Le Studio Productions, SA. He fronted Samsung Electronics Australia's Turn on Tomorrow campaign displaying as announced in July 2010.
Walking into a lifestyle, Baker owns and drives luxury cars like Cool car Citroen DS21, Mercedez, etc. In early October 2015, Baker snaps up sleek $6.5 million Bronte home to add to his Australian property portfolio despite residing in L.A. with wife Rebecca Rig.
Simon and Rebecca are now the owners of three luxurious properties across the country including a Bondi Beach apartment and a quaint farm in Byron Bay.
Simon Baker Body Measurements
- Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
- Weight: 60 kg
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair color: Brown
- Age: 50
Simon Baker Quick Facts
- Simon Baker won Australia's prestigious Logie Award for Most Popular Talent in 1992.
- His real birth name is Simon Baker-Denny.
- Simon Baker is a good friend of Nicole Kidman.
- As a teen, Baker competed on a state level in surfing and water folio.
- Simon was born on July 30, 1969, in Launceston Tasmania, Australia.
- Baker was one o singers and dancers in the music video "Love You Right" by the dance-pop band Euphoria.
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