Simon Baker is a film and TV actor from Australia widely known for his lead roles in The Mentalist and The Guardian series. Upon starting his on-screen career, he gained initial exposure through series like Home and Away, E Street, and Heartbreak High. After these initial successes in the Australian industry, Simon landed his first Hollywood opportunity through a role in the 1997 film, L.A. Confidential. Following a series of more Hollywood film roles, he entered the American television industry with the lead role in the 2001 drama series The Guardian. A few years later, Baker began playing the lead role of Patrick Jane in The Mentalist series which to this day is his most successful project. The series ran for seven seasons and became highly successful on at a global scale.
Alongside enjoying massive success as a TV star, he has continued working in the film industry too. As of now, some of his major credits include I Give It a Year, Land of the Dead, The Ring Two, and The Devil Wears Prada. In recognition of his fabulous work in the entertainment industry, he has received numerous accolades and was also honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013. Lastly, taking a look towards his personal life, Simon Baker is married to actress Rebecca Rigg since 1998 and the couple has two children together.
Simon Baker Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Simon Baker Denny
- Nicknames: Smiley
- Date of Birth: July 30, 1969
- Birthplace: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
- Nationality: Australian
- Occupation: Actor
- Zodiac Sign: Leo
- Religion: Agnosticism
- Race/ Ethnicity: White
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark blonde
Simon Baker Height Weight Shoe Size Measurements Facts
Simon Baker Family Details:
- Father: Barry Baker (School Grounds-man)
- Mother: Elizabeth Labberton (Drama Teacher)
- Siblings: Terri (Sister)
- Spouse Name: Rebecca Rigg (m. 1998)
- Children Name: Stella Breeze Baker, Claude Blue Baker, Harry Friday Baker
Simon Baker Relationships History:
- Rebecca Rigg (1998–Present)
Simon Baker Career Highlights:
- First Film: LA Confidential (1997)
- First TV Show: E Street (1992)
Simon Baker Distinctive Features:
- Smiley face
- Thick wavy hair
Simon Baker Body Measurements:
Actor Simon Baker height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurements statistics are given below.
- Build: Athletic
- Height in Feet: 5’ 10”
- Height in Centimeters: 178 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 74 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 163 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Simon Baker Interesting Facts:
- Baker met his wife on a blind date.
- He was raised Catholic, but Simon is now agnostic.
- As a teenager, he played competitive water polo.
- For his contributions to the entertainment industry, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2014.
- Actress Naomi Watts is the godmother of his son Harry, while Nicole Kidman is the godmother of his daughter Stella.