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Simon Baker ‘finds love’ with designer Laura May Gibbs weeks after split from Rebecca Rigg 

Simon Baker ‘finds love’ with fashion designer Laura May Gibbs just weeks after announcing split from wife of 29 years Rebecca Rigg

Simon Baker and his wife Rebecca Rigg announced their split after almost 30 years of marriage back in January.

But it seems the Australian actor has moved on and ‘found love’ with Laura May Gibbs, the founder of sustainable activewear label Nagnata. 

On Saturday, The Daily Telegraph reported the 51-year-old TV star and a the 36-year-old fashion designer met in Byron Bay, where her studio is based near his farm in Nashua.

New love: Simon Baker has 'found love' with fashion designer Laura May Gibbs (pictured) just weeks after announcing split from wife of 29 years Rebecca Rigg

New love: Simon Baker (left) has ‘found love’ with fashion designer Laura May Gibbs (right) just weeks after announcing split from wife of 29 years Rebecca Rigg

Laura May has an impressive resume with stints for Australian designers such Leona Edmiston, Alice McCall, Tigerlily and Sass & Bide.

She established her label Nagnata in 2017, inspired by her love of yoga, which is sold by Net-A-Porter, Selfridges and Goop.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Laura May Gibbs and Simon Baker’s management. 

Impressive: Laura May has an extensive resume with stints for Australian designers such Leona Edmiston, Alice McCall, Tigerlily and sass & bide. She established her sustainable activewear label Nagnata in 2017

Impressive: Laura May has an extensive resume with stints for Australian designers such Leona Edmiston, Alice McCall, Tigerlily and sass & bide. She established her sustainable activewear label Nagnata in 2017

Simon, 51, and Rebecca, 53, announced the news of their split on January 29. 

In a joint statement to People Magazine, the pair said: ‘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 ago in April last year.

Split: Simon, 51, and Rebecca, 53, announced the news of their split on January 29. Simon first met Rebecca in the early '90s and tied the knot in 1998 after five years of living together

Split: Simon, 51, and Rebecca, 53, announced the news of their split on January 29. Simon first met Rebecca in the early ’90s and tied the knot in 1998 after five years of living together

This comes after Simon recently put his stunning family home in the leafy Californian enclave of Santa Monica on the market for for $6.3million.

According to Dirt, the stunning six bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house is up for sale at $6.295 million and features classic New England-style architecture. 

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

Good terms: In a joint statement to People Magazine, the pair said: 'We remain close friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives'

Good terms: In a joint statement to People Magazine, the pair said: ‘We remain close friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives’

They share three children together, Stella, 27, Claude, 22, and Harry, 19.

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

Simon found success on TV shows such as The Mentalist and The Guardian, as well as movies, most notably The Devil Wears Prada.

Hollywood success: Simon found success on TV shows such as The Mentalist and The Guardian, as well as movies, most notably The Devil Wears Prada

Hollywood success: Simon found success on TV shows such as The Mentalist and The Guardian, as well as movies, most notably The Devil Wears Prada

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