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Who is Simon Baker Dating? Everything We Know

Has the Aussie star found love again?
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From his early days on E Street to The Mentalist, Simon Baker is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most beloved Hollywood stars. 

Following his recent series of Australian film projects, the 54-year-old is set to make his long-awaited return to television as Robert Bell in the upcoming Netflix drama Boy Swallows Universe. 

WATCH: Simon Baker at the 2018 AACTA Awards. Article continues after video. 

While he may be a regular feature on our screens, Simon’s life away from a film set has long been a source of intrigue for many fans, with the star keeping largely out of the public eye. 

Ahead of his return to the big screen, we take a closer look at Simon Baker’s off-screen romances. 

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Who is Simon Baker dating? We investigate. (Credit: Getty)

Is Simon Baker married?

Simon Baker was previously married to Australian actress Rebecca Rigg.

The former couple first crossed paths on a blind date in 1991, with the pair bringing their new romance to the screen as co-stars in beloved Australian 90s soap E Street. 

After seven years together, Simon and Rebecca wed on October 2, 1998, and remained together for 22 years before splitting quietly in 2020. 

The couple publicly confirmed their divorce in January 2021, telling People, “We remain close as friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives.” 

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The couple announced their split after 22 years of marriage. (Credit: Getty)

Who is Simon Baker with now? 

As of 2024, it is believed that Simon Baker is currently single. 

Most recently, The Mentalist star was photographed in Byron Bay over the 2023 Easter long weekend with his reported new love interest.

According to news.com.au, Simon was seen playfully chasing his rumoured new girlfriend on the beach, with the publication also sharing that the pair had previously been spotted together at Bondi Beach in November 2022. 

Prior to his rumoured romance, Simon was in a brief relationship with activewear designer Laura May Gibbs. The pair were first linked to one another in February 2021 after they were photographed together at a Byron Bay beach.

Following speculation that the pair had gone their separate ways in November 2021 as a result of Laura’s public stance against the COVID-19 vaccine, Laura took to Instagram to address the rumours, writing, “I never discuss my private life but I will say this – the friendship and respect I share with Simon runs too deep for the media’s noise to have any true impact on our lives.”

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Laura May Gibb was Simon’s most recent public relationship. (Credit: Facebook)

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