Baker is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Motion Pictures. His star is rightfully located in front of the Guinness World Records Museum. Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies praises Baker:
We are proud to honor those who have successfully helped make Hollywood what it is today with their talent and magical creations that fans have enjoyed since the beginning of the motion picture industry. Rick Baker is a revered artist who we are proud to say started his extraordinary career in California, home of the movies.