How our favourite celeb parents have celebrated Christmas over the years [Photo Gallery]

From the First Family to Caldecott royalty, check out how celebrities celebrate the most magical time of the year.

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17 more days to the event of the year! When it comes to celebrating the merry cheer that is Christmas, few do it as well as celebrities.


From giving back to charity, to over-the-top, but oh-so-pretty yuletide decorations and feasts, to even welcoming a new family member, these famous mums and dads sure know how to give us all the feels during the most magical time of the year.


Scroll through the photo gallery to find out how your favourite celeb has rung in the festivities over the years.

By thinking of the less fortunate (2017)

Looks like Caldecott queen Fann Wong, 46, is hoping to instil a sense of giving in her 3-year-old son Zed this festive season. This Christmas, Wong, who is married to fellow actor Christopher Lee, 46, will be supporting The Body Shop's #FilltheGiantStocking Campaign. The beauty giant has partnered with local charity Care Community Services Society to collect stationery, books and school bags for children from the less privileged family. Well done, mum, your parenting skills are certainly on the right track! (Photo: Fann Wong/ Facebook)

By “stealing” a present meant for a baby (2016)

Trust quirky mum Chrissy Teigen, 32, to unwrap a present meant for her then 8-month-old baby Luna and claim it for herself. We don’t blame her though, just look at what Santa brought. Mrs John Legend, who is now preggers with baby #2, proudly “Instagrammed” a picture of herself holding a giant Hatchimals toy box, as her adorable daughter looked on with a caption, “We are all pretending this is for Luna.” (Photo: Chrissy Teigen/Instagram)

By welcoming a new family member (2016)

As if the season wasn’t magical enough, singer Nick Lachey, 44, and wife Vanessa Minnillo, 37, got a surprise on Christmas Eve, and no, it wasn’t a visit from Santa. Their third child Phoenix Robert, now 11 months, decided to show up 10 weeks early! Despite having a premature birth, little Phoenix was a healthy baby, and on December 24, Lachey posted a picture on Instagram announcing his arrival with the caption, “It's a very Merry Christmas indeed! We had our Christmas Miracle”. The couple also have two more kids, daughter Brooklyn Elisabeth, 2, and son Camden John, 5. (Photo: Nick Lachey/Instagram)

By chilling out (2016)

Just when you thought A-listers were all about the OTT celebration during Christmas, power couple Catherine Zeta Jones, 48, and hubby Michael Douglas, 73, prove there’s really more to them than meets the eye. In this cosy picture, the family of four, which includes Dylan, 17, and Carys, 14, marked the festivities, not only dressed in casual wear, but also just lounging on the couch, snuggling with each other. A simple snap, but so full of love, we say! (Catherine Zeta Jones/Instagram)

By cooking up a spread (2015)

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara, 45, rose to stardom as trophy wife Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the sitcom Modern Family. But what not many of her fans know is that Vergara not only has great comedic timing, she’s also quite the chef. In this picture, Vergara shows off her cooking chops by preparing a mouth-watering spread for her guests on Christmas Day. Looks like hubby Joe Manganiello, 40, and son, Manolo, 25 – who Vergara had from a previous marriage – are some very lucky fellas! (Photo: Sophia Vergara/Instagram)

By proving to the world that Santas come in all shapes and sizes (2015)

If the Beckham kids – Harper Seven, 6, Cruz, 12, Romeo, 15 and Brooklyn, 18 – saw mummy, Victoria Beckham, kissing Santa Clause a few Christmases ago, it’s only because he was actually daddy, David Beckham! In her Instagram post, Mrs Beckham, 43, proves to the world that Santas don’t always come with a pot belly and white beard. Just look at how her beau is rocking that Santa ensemble in front of a roaring fire on Christmas Day? Swoon… (Victoria Beckham/Instagram)

By hanging out with the man himself (2015)

In what could possibly go down as the best celeb “wefie” in the history of celeb “wefies”, here’s a snap of singer Mariah Carey, 48, getting up, close, personal, and cosy with the man of the hour, Santa Clause himself. We’re not sure what Mrs Clause thought of it, but we bet Carey’s twins Moroccan and Monroe, 6, probably consider Santa to be the coolest celeb friend their mummy has, hands down! (Photo: Mariah Carey/Instagram) 

By reminding everyone that Christmas is essentially all about family (2016)

Rounding up our all-time favourite celeb Christmas celebration is everyone’s favourite first family, the Obamas. Barack, 56, Michelle, 53, Sasha, 16, and Malia, 19, wrapped up their eighth and final Christmas in the White House in this elegant the shot that showed that ultimately, the yuletide season is all about being with your nearest and dearest. Awwwww… (