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Simon Baker Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

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.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breath2017post-productionSando
The Mentalist2008-2015TV SeriesPatrick Jane
I Give It a Year2013Guy
Margin Call2011Jared Cohen
The Killer Inside Me2010Howard Hendricks
Women in Trouble2009Travis McPherson
Not Forgotten2009Jack Bishop
The Lodger2009Malcolm
The Key to Reserva2007ShortRoger Thornberry
Sex and Death 1012007Roderick Blank
Smith2006-2007TV SeriesJeff Breen
The Devil Wears Prada2006Christian Thompson
Something New2006/IBrian Kelly
Land of the Dead2005Riley Denbo
The Ring Two2005Max Rourke
The Guardian2001-2004TV SeriesNick Fallin
Book of Love2004David Walker
The Affair of the Necklace2001Rétaux de Vilette
Red Planet2000Pettengil
Sunset Strip2000Michael Scott
Secret Men's Business1999TV MovieAndy Greville
Ride with the Devil1999/IGeorge Clyde
Love from Ground Zero1998Eric
Judas Kiss1998Junior Armstrong (as Simon Baker-Denny)
Restaurant1998Kenny (as Simon Baker-Denny)
Most Wanted1997Stephen Barnes (as Simon Baker-Denny)
L.A. Confidential1997Matt Reynolds (as Simon Baker Denny)
The Last Best Place1996TV Movie
Heartbreak High1996TV SeriesTom Summers
Sweat1996TV SeriesPaul Steadman
Naked: Stories of Men1996TV SeriesGabriel
Naked1995TV Series as Simon Baker-Denny
Which Way to the War1994TV MoviePrivate Stan Hawke (as Simon Baker Denny)
Home and Away1993-1994TV SeriesJames Hudson
G.P.1993TV SeriesBen Miller
A Country Practice1993TV SeriesStewart Waterman
Tales from the Crypt1989TV SeriesParty Guest
E Street1989TV SeriesSam Farrell (1992-93) (as Simon Baker-Denny)
Midnight Magic1988TV Movie

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breath2017producer post-production
The Mentalist2012-2015TV Series producer - 57 episodes

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breath2017post-production
The Mentalist2010-2014TV Series 5 episodes
The Guardian2003TV Series 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mentalist2011-2013TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Breath2017post-production

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bound for Greatness2014Short very special thanks
The Mentalist: Evidence of a Hit Series2009Video short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Show with David Letterman2003-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2002-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2011TV SeriesHimself
Soccer Aid2010TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Rest of the World Team
Going Vertical: The Shortboard Revolution2010DocumentaryNarrator
Live from Studio Five2010TV SeriesHimself
NRJ 12 Grammys Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama
SAG Foundation Conversations2009TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2009TV SeriesHimself
The View2002-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Mentalist: Evidence of a Hit Series2009Video shortHimself - Patrick Jane
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Tavis Smiley2009TV SeriesHimself
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal2009TV MovieHimself
The 51st Annual Grammy Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2009TV SeriesHimself
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards2009TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Actress / Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The 35th Annual People's Choice Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
CBS Cares2004-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHimself
Extra2008TV SeriesHimself
101 Perversions2008Video documentary shortHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Land of the Dead: Bringing the Dead to Life2005Video documentary shortHimself
Undead Again: The Making of 'Land of the Dead'2005Video documentary shortHimself
Rove Live2005TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2001-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards2003TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Television Series Drama
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2002TV SeriesHimself
The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The 4th Annual Family Television Awards2002TV SpecialHimself
The Daily Show2002TV SeriesHimself
8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards2002TV Special documentaryHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Television Series Drama
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2001TV SeriesHimself
The 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2001TV Special
Le grand journal de Canal+2013-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Talk2013-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - The Mentalist
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2004-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Rencontres de cinéma2013TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Now2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Conan2011-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Stand Up to Cancer2012TV MovieHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Retro Report2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2013TV Series documentaryRiley Denbo
The Gruen Transfer2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Home and Away: Romances2005VideoJames Healey (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn February 14, 2013. At 6352 Hollywood Blvd.
2012Robert Altman AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsMargin Call (2011)· J.C. Chandor (director)
· Tiffany Little Canfield (casting director)
· Bernard Telsey (casting director)
· Penn Badgley (ensemble cast)
· Paul Bettany (ensemble cast)
· Jeremy Irons (ensemble cast)
· Mary McDonnell (ensemble cast)
· Demi Moore (ensemble cast)
· Zachary Quinto (ensemble cast)
· Kevin Spacey (ensemble cast)
· Stanley Tucci (ensemble cast)
2002Family Television AwardFamily Television AwardsActorThe Guardian (2001)
1993LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular New TalentE Street (1989)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite Crime Drama TV Actor
2012COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest EnsembleMargin Call (2011)· Kevin Spacey
· Paul Bettany
· Jeremy Irons
· Zachary Quinto
· Penn Badgley
· Mary McDonnell
· Demi Moore
· Stanley Tucci
· Aasif Mandvi
2011Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceMargin Call (2011)· Kevin Spacey
· Paul Bettany
· Jeremy Irons
· Zachary Quinto
· Penn Badgley
· Mary McDonnell
· Demi Moore
· Stanley Tucci
· Aasif Mandvi
2011People's Choice AwardPeople's Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV Crime FighterThe Mentalist (2008)
2011PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingMargin Call (2011)· Kevin Spacey
· Paul Bettany
· Jeremy Irons
· Zachary Quinto
· Penn Badgley
· Mary McDonnell
· Demi Moore
· Stanley Tucci
· Susan Blackwell
· Aasif Mandvi
· Ashley Williams
2010Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaThe Mentalist (2008)
2010AFI International AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest ActorThe Mentalist (2008)
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Mentalist (2008)
2009Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesThe Mentalist (2008)
2005Prism AwardPrism AwardsPerformance in a Drama Series StorylineThe Guardian (2001)
2004LogieLogie AwardsMost Popular Overseas Star
2002Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - DramaThe Guardian (2001)
2000AFI AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Telefeature or Mini-SeriesSecret Men's Business (1999)

TitleSalary
The Mentalist (2008)$250,000 /episode (2009-10)

#Fact
1Best known by the public for his starring roles as Nick Fallin on The Guardian (2001) and as Patrick Jane on The Mentalist (2008).
2Credits Dabney Coleman as his favorite acting mentor/best friend.
3Had praised his acting mentor Dabney Coleman for his humble beginnings as an television actor.
4Surrogate son of Dabney Coleman.
5Like his ex-The Guardian (2001) co-star, Dabney Coleman, Baker is the second star ever to receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
6His acting mentor is Dabney Coleman.
7Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6352 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on February 14, 2013.
8Nicole Kidman is godmother of his son Harry.
9He and wife Rebecca met in 1991 on a blind date at the Royal Hotel in Sydney's Paddington.
10His parents, drama teacher Elizabeth Labberton, and school grounds-man Barry Baker, split when he was age 2.
11Older sister, Terri, is a doctor. Has three half-siblings.
12Naomi Watts is godmother of his son Claude.
13One of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People (2009).
14Former bricklayer.
15Named among Fade-In Magazine's 100 People in Hollywood You Need to Know (2005).
16Voted among People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People (2002).
17He, 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.
18Children 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.
19He was one of the singers/dancers in the music video "Love You Right" by the dance-pop band Euphoria.
20As a teen, he competed on a state level in surfing and water polo.
21He 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.

#Quote
1I'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.
2Sometimes 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.
3There'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.
4When 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.
5The French have the reputation of being arrogant. I don't think it's arrogance but a certain authenticity.
6Well, 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.
7My life is pretty hectic, but I'm really into it.
8Time goes a lot quicker when the work is a lot more enjoyable.
9For 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.
10I'm pretty good at gardening. It consumes my time, and it feels like I'm doing something constructive.
11In network TV, you have to present the box before you can step outside it.
12It's always difficult when you're on a show that goes for more than a year or a couple of years.
13L.A.'s a better place to live than it is to visit.
14My kids think I'm old and over the hill.
15I don't use deodorant. If you drink enough water, you shouldn't have to. I think I smell pretty good without it.
16I love con-men characters in film.
17I need some challenges in love or I'm bored.
18I think my kids are pretty well-rounded citizens of the world.
19I try to be straightforward and honest with my kids, and I believe nothing beats good old hard work.
20French are what they are without excusing themselves to be.
21I am very straight-forward and direct. If I disagree with something, I say something about it.
22I do have a lot of Australian friends.
23I don't like fancy fiddly girlie stuff.
24I don't like the idea of talking down to kids. I think I was talked down to, and you rebel against that.
25I'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.
26I've always been a shy person.
27In general, the problem in a relationship is when the couple stagnate.
28As a kid I was always a bit of a clown, a performer.
29Every TV show is a crapshoot, really. But every once in a while, a show gets anointed as 'the show.'
30I cut my own hair most of the time. You just do it all by feel.
31A shot is only as every as good as how well it tells the story.
32I like putting my money into things like food and shelter. I'm probably a bad example of an investor.
33I 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.
34I would love to do a rom-com, but they are not good - good and successful doesn't equate to the same thing.
35If you can't be proud of what you do, go and sell shoes. Do something else.


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