Simon Baker is a well known actor, who is best known for the television show called ‘The Mentalist”. Baker is also famous for acting in such movies as “The Devil Wears Prada” and ‘Land of the Dead”. During his career, Baker has been nominated for and won many different awards. For example, “People’s Choice Award”, “Emmy Award”, “Logie Award”, “Golden Globe Award” and many others. In addition to this, Simon is now a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, awarded in 2013. This only proves that Simon is a really acclaimed actor.
So how rich is Simona Baker? It has been estimated that Baker’s net worth is $25 million. This sum of money might grow, as Simon is not planning to retire from his career any time soon.
Simon Baker Net Worth $25 Million
Simon Baker was born in 1969 in Australia. Simon’s acting career began when he appeared in several music videos: Melissa Thautz’s music video for the song entitled “Read My Lips” and also Euphoria’s music video for “Love You Right’. Later Baker started appearing on television shows such as “Which Way to the War”, “Home and Away”, “Heartbreak High” and others. This added to Simon Baker’s net worth. After some time Simon moved to the United States , where he soon got roles in such movies as “Sunset Trip”, and “Ride with the Devil”. While working on these movies Simon met Jeffrey Wright, Tomguiry, Tobey Maguire, Anna Friel, Jared Leto and many others.
In 2001 Simon got a role in the television show called “The Guardian”. This was one of the main sources of Baker’s high net worth. In 2006 he appeared in a very famous movie called “The Devil Wears Prada”, on which he worked with Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt and other famous actors. The success of this movie had a huge impact on the growth of Simon Baker’s net worth. Two years later Simon became the lead actor in the show entitled “The Mentalist”. He works together with Robin Tunney, Amanda Righetti, Emily Swallow, Tim Kang and others on this show. Mainly because of this show, Simon is recognized all over the world. There is no surprise that this show made Simon’s net worth grow quickly, and as this show still continues so Simon will get even wealthier after some time.
In addition to this, Simon is also the face of Givenchy, the French perfume house. He was also a part of ANZ Bank’s advertisements. In 2012 Simon was announced as a Longines Ambassador of Elegance. All these activities add to Simon Baker’s net worth as well.
Lastly, it could be said that Simon Baker is a very successful contemporary actor. He is now recognized everywhere as Patrick Jane from “The Mentalist”. Simon’s talent has been recognised by many awards and honors. There is a high chance that Baker will become even more popular and more acclaimed. Undoubtedly, he will act in more interesting television shows and movies as Simon is only 45 years old. So there is an even brighter future waiting for him.
One of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People (2009).
Named among Fade-In Magazine's 100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know (2005).
Voted among People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People (2002).
He, Russell Crowe, and Guy Pearce were all raised in Australia. All three of them also appeared in L.A. Confidential (1997). Baker is the only one of the three who was born in Australia. Pearce was born in England, Crowe in New Zealand.
Children with Rebecca Rigg: Stella Breeze (b. 8 August 1993), Claude Blue (b. 1998) and Harry Friday (b. 19 September 2001). Nicole Kidman is Harry's godmother.
He was one of the singers/dancers in the music video "Love You Right" by the dance-pop band Euphoria.
As a teen, he competed on a state level in surfing and water polo.
He and Rebecca are very good friends with actress, Nicole Kidman. Rebecca has known Kidman for many years - they met on the audition circuit in Australia. Kidman is youngest child Harry's godmother.
I've seen the odd tarot reader and had my palm read in various countries and explained to me in many strains of broken English. Did I believe a word? To be honest, I didn't understand much, but I loved watching the presentation.
Sometimes the intensity and the grind of doing television can wear you down, but at the same time there's something about the repetition, the sheer mass of work that you do that's also liberating.
There's more of a family connection when you're working on a TV show. That's not to say that you don't make great connections when you're working on films, but it's different unless you're there working every day.
When I have to play the same role every day, I have the flexibility to play the character in so many different ways. It's almost like playing five different roles.
The French have the reputation of being arrogant. I don't think it's arrogance but a certain authenticity.
Well, capitalism is going to grow and grow. The nature of it is that the guy who has the most poker chips on the table has more leverage than everyone else. He can eventually outbluff everyone else and outraise everyone else at the table. That's what has happened and it needs to be corrected.
My life is pretty hectic, but I'm really into it.
Time goes a lot quicker when the work is a lot more enjoyable.
For an actor working in television or film, I think it's important to understand how the medium works - how the camera and lenses work and how the sound and the editing works.
I'm pretty good at gardening. It consumes my time, and it feels like I'm doing something constructive.
In network TV, you have to present the box before you can step outside it.
It's always difficult when you're on a show that goes for more than a year or a couple of years.
L.A.'s a better place to live than it is to visit.
My kids think I'm old and over the hill.
I don't use deodorant. If you drink enough water, you shouldn't have to. I think I smell pretty good without it.
I love con-men characters in film.
I need some challenges in love or I'm bored.
I think my kids are pretty well-rounded citizens of the world.
I try to be straightforward and honest with my kids, and I believe nothing beats good old hard work.
French are what they are without excusing themselves to be.
I am very straight-forward and direct. If I disagree with something, I say something about it.
I do have a lot of Australian friends.
I don't like fancy fiddly girlie stuff.
I don't like the idea of talking down to kids. I think I was talked down to, and you rebel against that.
I'm a big fan of Alan J. Pakula's films like 'All the President's Men', 'The Parallax View,' and 'Klute.' I'm a big fan of those movies.
I've always been a shy person.
In general, the problem in a relationship is when the couple stagnate.
As a kid I was always a bit of a clown, a performer.
Every TV show is a crapshoot, really. But every once in a while, a show gets anointed as 'the show.'
I cut my own hair most of the time. You just do it all by feel.
A shot is only as every as good as how well it tells the story.
I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I'm probably a bad example of an investor.
I think this Occupy Wall Street thing is great. I think that is a good thing and that people need to stand up, voice their opinions, and be heard.
I would love to do a rom-com, but they are not good - good and successful doesn't equate to the same thing.
If you can't be proud of what you do, go and sell shoes. Do something else.