Simon Baker Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography

Simon Lucas Baker (born 30 July 1969) is an Australian actor in television and film, as well as a director. He is known for his lead roles in the CBS television series The Mentalist as Patrick Jane and The Guardian as Nicholas Fallin and has starred in several Hollywood films.

Early life

Baker was born on 30 July 1969 in Launceston, Tasmania. His father, Larry, was a mechanic and school caretaker, and his mother, Liz, was a high school English teacher. He has an older sister, two half-brothers and a half-sister. Baker’s family moved to New Guinea when Baker was nine months old. His parents’ marriage ended when he was two and his father did not get in touch until Baker was an adult. His mother remarried to Tom Denny, a butcher, but Baker did not get on well with his stepfather. His mother and stepfather later divorced.

Baker spent part of his childhood living in the suburbs of Sydney but he mainly grew up in the Northern Rivers coastal town of Lennox Head, New South Wales. He attended high school at Ballina High School and Trinity Catholic College. Baker has been an avid surfer since his youth and he considers surfing and the relationships with his surfing friends an important part of his upbringing

Simon Baker Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography

Simon Baker Biodata and Biography
NameSimon Lucas Baker
Nick-nameSimon Baker, Simon Denny, Smiley
Date Of Birth30 July 1969
Age53 Years (as in 2023)
Profession / OccupationActor, Producer
Mother TongueEnglish
Zodiac SignLeo
Height / Weight5’10” / 74kg
First MovieL.A. Confidential (1997)
DebutFilm: L.A. Confidential
Television: E Street
Money Factor$ 40 million/film (USD)
Simon Baker Family and Relatives
FatherBarry Baker (School Grounds-man)
MotherElizabeth Labberton (Drama Teacher)
SistersTerri Baker
Marital StatusMarried
WifeRebecca Rigg (m. 1998)
DaughtersStella Breeze Baker
SonsHarry Friday Baker, Claude Blue Baker
Girlfriends/ AffairsRebecca Rigg (1998–2020)
Simon Baker Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Height in Centimeters178cm
Height in Meters1.78 m
Height in Feet Inches5’10”
Weight74 kg
Body Measurement41-33-14
Chest Size41 inches
Waist Size33 inches
Hips Size14 inches
Eye ColourBlue
Hair ColourBlonde
Simon Baker Favorites
Favorite ColourWhite, Blue
Favorite ActorNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Favorite FoodNon Veg, Pizza
HobbiesReading, Writing, Travelling
Favorite MusicianNot Known
Favorite MovieNot Known
Favorite DirectorMartin Scorsese
Favorite Car CollectionNot Known
Sexual OrientationStraight
Simon Baker Education School and Colleges
Education QualificationNot Known
SchoolSt. Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School and Ballina High School
College / UniversityNot Known
OthersNot Known
Simon Baker Residence and Contact Address
Birth PlaceLaunceston, Tasmania, Australia
Home TownLaunceston, Tasmania, Australia
Present ResidenceLaunceston, Tasmania, Australia
Los Angeles, United States
House AddressLaunceston, Tasmania, Australia
Los Angeles, United States
Phone No / Mobile NoNot Known
Email IDNot Known
WebsiteNot Known
Simon Baker Awards, Honours, Achievements
Logie Awards1993: E Street-Most Popular New Talent
Family Television Awards2002: The Guardian-Best Actor
People’s Choice Award2009: The Mentalist-Best new series (season 1: with cast)
ControversiesNot Known
Simon Baker Social Media
TwitterNot Known
FacebookNot Known


In June 2012, Baker was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences along with 175 other individuals.

On 14 February 2013, Baker was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the entertainment industry. Baker’s star can be found at 6352 Hollywood Blvd.

Personal life

On 2 October 1998, Baker married Australian actress Rebecca Rigg after five years of living together. Baker told The Ellen Degeneres Show that one of their two weddings was held on the beach at Carmel. They have a daughter and two sons: Stella (b. 1993), Claude (b. 1998), and Harry (b. 2001). Baker and Rigg separated in April 2020.

In July 2009, Baker told PopMatters that he was raised Catholic, but is now agnostic



1997L.A. ConfidentialMatt ReynoldsCredited as Simon Baker Denny
1997Most WantedStephen BarnesCredited as Simon Baker-Denny
1998RestaurantKennyCredited as Simon Baker-Denny
1998Judas KissJunior ArmstrongCredited as Simon Baker-Denny
1998Love from Ground ZeroEric
1999Ride with the DevilGeorge Clyde
1999Secret Men’s BusinessAndy GrevilleTelevision film
2000Sunset StripMichael Scott
2000Red PlanetChip Pettengill
2001The Affair of the NecklaceRétaux de Villette
2004Book of LoveDavid Walker
2005The Ring TwoMax Rourke
2005Land of the DeadRiley Denbo
2006Something NewBrian Kelly
2006The Devil Wears PradaChristian Thompson
2007Sex and Death 101Roderick Blank
2007The Key to ReservaRoger ThornberryShort film
2009The LodgerMalcolm Slaight
2009Not ForgottenJack Bishop
2009Women in TroubleTravis McPherson
2010The Killer Inside MeHoward Hendricks
2011Margin CallJared Cohen
2013I Give It a YearGuy Harrap
2017BreathBill “Sando” SandersonAlso director, co-producer and co-writer; adaptation of the novel of the same name
2018Here and NowNick
2020High GroundTravisAlso executive producer
2023LimboTravis Hurley
TBALet the Games Begin!Director


1992–1993E StreetConstable Sam FarrellEpisode 1.316, additional unknown episodes
1993A Country PracticeStewart Waterman2 episodes
1993GPBen MillerEpisode: “A Family Affair”
1993–1994Home and AwayJames Hudson19 episodes
1994Which Way to the WarPvte Stan HawkeEpisode: “Pilot”
1995NakedUnsold TV pilot
1995–1996Heartbreak HighMr. Thomas ‘Tom’ Summers8 episodes
1996Naked: Stories of MenGabrielEpisode: “Blind-Side Breakaway”
1996SweatPaul SteadmanEpisode: #1.3
2001–2004The GuardianNick FallinMain cast
2006SmithJeff Breen7 episodes
2008–2015The MentalistPatrick JaneMain cast
2022RoarAdamEpisode: “The Woman Who Ate Photographs”

Awards and Nominations

1993Logie AwardsE StreetMost Popular New TalentWon
2000Australian Film Institute AwardsSecret Men’s BusinessBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Telefeature or Mini-SeriesNominated
2002Golden Globe AwardsThe GuardianBest Performance by an Actor in a Dramatic Television SeriesNominated
2002Family Television AwardsThe GuardianBest ActorWon
2004Logie AwardsE StreetMost Popular Overseas StarNominated
2005Prism AwardsThe GuardianBest Performance in a Drama Series StorylineNominated
2009Golden Globe AwardsThe MentalistBest Performance by an Actor in a Dramatic Television Series (season 2)Nominated
2009Emmy AwardsThe MentalistOutstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (season 1)Nominated
2009People’s Choice AwardThe MentalistBest new series (season 1: with cast)Won
2010Screen Actors Guild AwardsThe MentalistOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series (season 2)Nominated
2011Phoenix Film Critics SocietyMargin CallBest Cast (or Best Ensemble Acting)Nominated
2011Gotham AwardsMargin CallBest Ensemble PerformanceNominated
2014People’s Choice AwardThe MentalistFavourite TV Crime Drama (season 5: with cast)Nominated
2015People’s Choice AwardThe MentalistFavourite Crime Drama TV ActorNominated
2015People’s Choice AwardThe MentalistFavourite TV Crime Drama (season 6: with cast)Nominated
2018AACTA AwardsBreathBest Supporting ActorWon
2018AACTA AwardsBreathBest Adapted ScreenplayNominated
2018AACTA AwardsBreathBest DirectionNominated
2018AACTA AwardsBreathBest FilmNominated
2021AACTA AwardsHigh GroundBest Lead ActorNominated

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