Simon Baker slips into a wetsuit and hits the beach for a surfing session with his sons in Sydney


Simon Baker was getting in some exercise at a Sydney beach on Friday. 

The actor brought along his adult sons, Claude, 22, and Harry, 19, for a surfing session. 

The 52-year-old skinned up in a wetsuit and surveyed the waves before heading into the water. 

Beach babes: Simon Baker was getting in some exercise at a Sydney beach on Friday. Pictured with his son 

He carried a large white board with blue fins, and strode confidently across the sand to the ocean. 

Simon opted to go barefoot and gave his ankles a massage to warm up for his surf. 

His sons likewise wore wetsuits, and floated upon their boards while chatting to their dad in the water. 

Family time: The actor brought along his adult sons, Claude, 22, and Harry, 19, for a surfing session

Family time: The actor brought along his adult sons, Claude, 22, and Harry, 19, for a surfing session

Boys! All three were smiling happily and carrying surfboards

Boys! All three were smiling happily and carrying surfboards

Pit stop: They checked their equipment alongside a surf rescue kayak

Pit stop: They checked their equipment alongside a surf rescue kayak 

Giggles: Father and son shared a laugh as they crossed the sand

Giggles: Father and son shared a laugh as they crossed the sand 

The Devil Wears Prada star shares his two grown-up sons with ex-wife Rebecca Rigg.  

He announced his split from Rebecca, his wife of 29 years, on January 29. 

In addition to the two boys, the former golden couple also share a daughter, Stella, 27.

Water babies: Simon stopped for a chat with his son in the surf

Water babies: Simon stopped for a chat with his son in the surf

Float on: They floated together while waiting for a good wave

Float on: They floated together while waiting for a good wave

Wild! Simon soon showed his skills on the waves effortlessly

Wild! Simon soon showed his skills on the waves effortlessly 

Good balance: He flipped and turned as the water swirled

Good balance: He flipped and turned as the water swirled 

Up he goes! Simon was easily able to stand upright on his board

Up he goes! Simon was easily able to stand upright on his board 

Little ret: He floated for a time and had a break

Little ret: He floated for a time and had a break 

They told People in a joint statement: ‘We remain close friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives.’

But according to Fox News, they actually separated nine months beforehand, in April last year.

Simon first met Rebecca in the early ’90s and tied the knot in 1998 after five years of living together. 

Skinned up: The 52-year-old skinned up in a wetsuit and surveyed the waves with his sons before heading into the water

Skinned up: The 52-year-old skinned up in a wetsuit and surveyed the waves with his sons before heading into the water

Over there! They all chose a good spot for a surf where the waves were looking fun

Over there! They all chose a good spot for a surf where the waves were looking fun 

Big boy toy: Simon carried a large white board with blue fins, and strode confidently across the sand to the ocean

Big boy toy: Simon carried a large white board with blue fins, and strode confidently across the sand to the ocean

Family: The Devil Wears Prada star shares his two grown-up sons with ex-wife Rebecca Rigg

Family: The Devil Wears Prada star shares his two grown-up sons with ex-wife Rebecca Rigg

The former Hollywood couple have been quietly shopping around their three-bedroom home in Bronte, Sydney, since their split.  

They purchased the hillside house in 2015 for $6.5million, and it could sell for as much as $17million, reports Domain.

The exes also recently listed their six-bedroom home in Santa Monica for $6.295million.

Exes: He announced his split from Rebecca, his wife of 29 years, on January 29

Exes: He announced his split from Rebecca, his wife of 29 years, on January 29

Kids: In addition to the two boys, the former golden couple also share a daughter, Stella, 27

Kids: In addition to the two boys, the former golden couple also share a daughter, Stella, 27

They told People in a joint statement: 'We remain close friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives'

They told People in a joint statement: ‘We remain close friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives’

News: But according to Fox News, they actually separated nine months beforehand, in April last year

News: But according to Fox News, they actually separated nine months beforehand, in April last year

Past: Simon first met Rebecca in the early '90s and tied the knot in 1998 after five years of living together

Past: Simon first met Rebecca in the early ’90s and tied the knot in 1998 after five years of living together

Rebecca, 53, is best known for her roles in moves Fatty Finn and Ellie Parker, and also had a minor role alongside Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire.

Simon meanwhile scored a breakout role as attractive young writer Christian Thompson in 2006 comedy-drama The Devil Wears Prada.

The actor then became the star of American drama TV series The Mentalist, playing former psychic Patrick Jane.

Moves: The former Hollywood couple have been quietly shopping around their three-bedroom home in Bronte, Sydney, since their split

Moves: The former Hollywood couple have been quietly shopping around their three-bedroom home in Bronte, Sydney, since their split

New lease: They purchased the hillside house in 2015 for $6.5million, and it could sell for as much as $17million, reports Domain

New lease: They purchased the hillside house in 2015 for $6.5million, and it could sell for as much as $17million, reports Domain 

Changes: The exes also recently listed their six-bedroom home in Santa Monica for $6.295million

Changes: The exes also recently listed their six-bedroom home in Santa Monica for $6.295million

Claim to fame: Simon scored a breakout role as attractive young writer Christian Thompson in 2006 comedy-drama The Devil Wears Prada that put him on the map

Claim to fame: Simon scored a breakout role as attractive young writer Christian Thompson in 2006 comedy-drama The Devil Wears Prada that put him on the map

Career: The actor then became the star of American drama TV series The Mentalist, playing former psychic Patrick Jane

Career: The actor then became the star of American drama TV series The Mentalist, playing former psychic Patrick Jane

Simon branched out into directing with his first feature film Breath, premiering in Sydney in April 2018. 

The star has recently been working on his new movie High Ground which was shot in Kakadu National Park.  

Simon has moved on with Laura May Gibbs, who has been dating The Mentalist actor since February.   

Director: Simon branched out into directing with his first feature film Breath, premiering in Sydney in April 2018

Director: Simon branched out into directing with his first feature film Breath, premiering in Sydney in April 2018

New love: Simon has moved on with Laura May Gibbs, who has been dating The Mentalist actor since February

New love: Simon has moved on with Laura May Gibbs, who has been dating The Mentalist actor since February

Yoga: Laura, 36, is the founder of Nagnata, a Byron Bay-based sustainable activewear label inspired by her love of yoga

Yoga: Laura, 36, is the founder of Nagnata, a Byron Bay-based sustainable activewear label inspired by her love of yoga

Talk: She and Simon first sparked romance rumours in February after they were spotted frolicking in the surf together in Byron Bay

Talk: She and Simon first sparked romance rumours in February after they were spotted frolicking in the surf together in Byron Bay

Laura, 36, is the founder of Nagnata, a Byron Bay-based sustainable activewear label inspired by her love of yoga.

She and Simon first sparked romance rumours in February after they were spotted frolicking in the surf together in Byron Bay.

The couple met in Byron, where her design studio is based near his farm in Nashua. 

Home grown: The couple met in Byron, where her design studio is based near his farm in Nashua. Laura is pictured

Home grown: The couple met in Byron, where her design studio is based near his farm in Nashua. Laura is pictured 

Ex: Rebecca, 53, (left) is best known for her roles in moves Fatty Finn and Ellie Parker, and also had a minor role alongside Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire

Ex: Rebecca, 53, (left) is best known for her roles in moves Fatty Finn and Ellie Parker, and also had a minor role alongside Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire 



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