Who is Simon Baker?
Simon Baker is an Australian actor and director who is well-known for the portrayal of the role of Patrick Jane in the American drama television series, ‘The Mentalist’ and has also played the role of Nicholas Fallin in the 2001 American drama television series, ‘The Guardian’. He is a winner of the 2009 People’s Choice award and has made numerous appearances in Hollywood movies. He is also known as “Sexiest Stars” was voted as the Sexiest Male Actor before that George Eads was told to be so.
|Full Name||Simon Lucas Baker|
|Date of Birth||30 July, 1969|
|Birth place||Launceston, Tasmania, Australia|
|Parent(s)||Elizabeth Labberton and Barry Baker|
|Net Worth||$40 million|
Age and Bio
Simon Baker’s full name is Simon Lucas Baker. He was born 30 July 1969 in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia to his mother, Elizabeth Labberton, and to his father, Barry Baker. He went by the nickname of Smiley and was raised in Northern Rivers, Ballina, New South Wales. Besides this, he is currently 51 years old with the zodiac sign of Leo.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Simon Baker holds an Australian-American nationality and belongs of English, Dutch, Northern Irish, Irish and German descent. He was raised as a Catholic but as an adult, he is Agnostic. Besides this, he stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78m/178cms) tall and weighs around 74kgs (163lbs). Moreover, he has a slim body figure with a pair of blue colored eyes and blonde hair.
Simon Baker studied in the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School and then transferred to Ballina High School from where he completed his studies.
Wife and Family
Simon Baker dated and married Rebecca Rigg back in the year 1998. The two of them have been together ever since and have been blessed with three children, Stella in 1993, Claude in 1998, and Harry in 2001.
Instagram and Facebook
Simon Baker is active on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@snappytoes) has over 451 thousand followers and his Facebook page (@SimonBakerOfficial) has over 10 thousand followers with over 9 thousand likes but it has not been verified yet.
Simon Baker made his debut as an actor when he played the role of Matt Reynolds in the 1997 American neo-noir crime movie, ‘L.A. Confidential’ and the role of Stephen Barnes in the 1997 American action thriller movie, ‘Most Wanted’. Likewise, he has played in movies like ‘Restaurant’, ‘Judas Kiss’ and ‘Love from Ground Zero’ in the year 1998, ‘Ride with the Devil’ and ‘Secret Men’s Business’ in 1999, ‘Sunset Strip’ and ‘Red Planet’ in 2000, ‘The Affair of the Necklace’ in 2001.
including,‘Book of Love’ in 2004, ‘The Ring Two’ and ‘Land of the Dead’ in 2005, ‘Something New’ and ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ in 2006, ‘Sex and Death 101’ and ‘The Key to Reserva’ in 2007, ‘The Lodger’, ‘Women in Trouble’ and ‘Not Forgotten’ in 2009, ‘The Killer Inside Me’ in 2010 and ‘Margin Call’ in 2011.
Moreover, he has also played the role of Guy Harrap in ‘I Give It a Year’ in 2013, Bill ‘Sando’ Sanderson in ‘Breath’ in 2017, Nick in ‘Here and Now’ in 2018, and Travis in ‘High Ground’ in 2020. He also directed and co-produced the movies, ‘Breath’ and ‘High Ground’.
Simon Baker made his debut on television when he played the role of Constable Sam Farrell in an episode of ‘E-Street’ (1992-1993). Likewise, he has appeared for an episode each in series like ‘GP’ (1993), ‘Which Way to the War’ (1994), ‘Naked’ (1995), ‘Naked: Stories of Men’ (1996), and ‘Sweat’ (1996) and has had recurring roles in series like ‘A Country Practice’ where he played the role of Stewart Waterman in 1993, ‘Home and Away’ in 1993-1994 where he played the role of James Hudson.
‘Heartbreak High’ in 1995-1996 where he portrayed the role of Mr. Thomas ‘Tom’ Summers and ‘Smith’ where he portrayed the role of Jeff Breen. He has also had major roles in series like ‘The Guardian’ (2001-2004) where he played the role of Nick Fallin and ‘The Mentalist’ (2008-2015) where he appeared as Patrick Jane.
Simon Baker won the Logie Awards’ Most Popular New Talent award for his work in ‘E Street’ in the year 1993 and the Family Television Awards’ Best Actor award in the year 2002 for his work in ‘The Guardian’. Likewise, he has also won the People’s Choice Award’s Best New Series award with the cast of ‘The Mentalist’ in the year 2009 where and the AACTA Awards’ Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Breath’ in the year 2018.
As of the year 2020, Simon Baker has an approximate net worth of $40 million.