About Simon Baker
Simon Baker is a well known actor from Australia. Although he is mostly known from TV screens, he has also appeared in some movies. It has been claimed that the current sum of Simon Baker net worth is as much as 25 million dollars. In addition to his involvement into acting, Simon Baker is also working behind the scenes, where he is serving as a producer and director.
Talking about him as an actor from TV, Simon Baker is mostly known from the TV series called “The Mentalist” and “The Guardian”. These TV shows are the ones that have added most of the revenues to the total amount of Simon Baker net worth. Talking about him as an actor from films, Simon Baker has appeared in a couple of well known movies, such as “Land of the Dead” and “The Devi Wears Prada”. The latter film was based on the novel of this title, which was published in 2003.
Simon Baker was born in Tasmania in 1969. When he was growing up, his parents divorced. He has four siblings. In the 1980s, Simon Baker started acting with his appearance in some shows and TV series of Australian television. At that time, Simon Baker preferred to be called Simon Denny, Denny being the surname of his stepfather.
Before he appeared on various TV series, Simon Baker also appeared in a couple of music videos.
The first TV series in which he appeared were “Home and Away”, “E Street” and “Heartbreak High”, thus, his career in TV has started and it began to bring huge sums of money to Simon Baker net worth. In 1995, Simon Baker got a role as a rugby player in a TV show called “Naked”. Later, he described his experience in this show as one of the best jobs he has ever gotten.
Soon, he moved to the United States, where he began to get big roles in various productions. His appearance in “L.A. Confidential” made Simon Baker to be casted for various supporting and minor roles in films. These appearances also added up to the total sum of Simon Baker net worth. In the late 1990s early 2000s, Simon Baker starred in a lot of movies, such as “Love from Ground Zero”, “Ride with the Devil” and “Sunset Strip”. In 2008, he got one of the major roles of his life which was in the TV series called “The Mentalist”, which made him famous all around the world.