Celebrities share their 2017 holiday cards

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Let’s be honest: We’re all waiting for one greeting in particular — the Kardashian Christmas card — and they’re dragging it out over 25 days. But here are some others, including Prince William and Kate Middleton’s perfect quartet (shout-out to Prince George and Princess Charlotte!) and Hoda Kotb’s very first family card after the arrival of her daughter, Haley Joy.

It’s worth pointing out that many of these stars have been paid to publicly share their card — we’ll note which ones — ’cause somebody has to pay for all those posh presents under the tree. Ah, to be a celebrity. …

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Stick with what you know! The actor, who rose to fame as a Calvin Klein undies model, posed shirtless on his family card, which appeared to be snapped by a pool or on a yacht. Mark and his fam (wife Rhea Durham and their four kiddos: Ella, Brendan, Grace, and Michael) sent out "hope," "faith," and "love" this holiday season. And abs. Don't forget the abs. (Photo: Mark Wahlberg via Instagram)
Mark Wahlberg
Stick with what you know! The actor, who rose to fame as a Calvin Klein undies model, posed shirtless on his family card, which appeared to be snapped by a pool or on a yacht. Mark and his fam (wife Rhea Durham and their four kiddos: Ella, Brendan, Grace, and Michael) sent out "hope," "faith," and "love" this holiday season. And abs. Don't forget the abs. (Photo: Mark Wahlberg via Instagram)
The beloved couple have child No. 3 on the way, but they’re the most perfect-looking family of four in this shot, which was snapped at Kensington Palace earlier this year and <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/duke-duchess-cambridge-share-christmas-slideshow-wp-153922927.html" data-ylk="slk:used for the family’s 2017 Christmas card;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link" class="link rapid-noclick-resp newsroom-embed-article">used for the family’s 2017 Christmas card</a>. We guess the kids’ tantrums are reserved for <a href="http://www.instyle.com/news/princess-charlotte-meltdown-germany-airport" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:airports" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">airports</a> and family <a href="http://www.instyle.com/celebrity/prince-george-has-mini-meltdown-aunt-pippas-wedding" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:weddings" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">weddings</a>. (Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images/Twitter)
Prince William and Kate Middleton
The beloved couple have child No. 3 on the way, but they’re the most perfect-looking family of four in this shot, which was snapped at Kensington Palace earlier this year and used for the family’s 2017 Christmas card. We guess the kids’ tantrums are reserved for airports and family weddings. (Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images/Twitter)
Speaking of royals, here’s the official card from the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, which was taken by Hugo Burnand at Highgrove in July when they celebrated Camilla’s 70th birthday. Simple. Regal. (Photo: <a href="https://twitter.com/ClarenceHouse/status/942696220384026624" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Hugo Burnand/Twitter" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Hugo Burnand/Twitter</a>)
Prince Charles and Camilla
Speaking of royals, here’s the official card from the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, which was taken by Hugo Burnand at Highgrove in July when they celebrated Camilla’s 70th birthday. Simple. Regal. (Photo: Hugo Burnand/Twitter)
Unlike <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/matt-lauer-says-hes-soul-searching-nbc-news-121925676--finance.html" data-ylk="slk:one of her co-stars;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link" class="link rapid-noclick-resp newsroom-embed-article">one of her co-stars</a>, the <i>Today</i> personality has had a wonderful year. She became a mom to Haley Joy via adoption and experienced the joys of being a first-time parent. She happily showed off the card she made — featuring her partner, Joel Schiffman, and their baby girl — on the show. (Photo: <a href="https://www.today.com/parents/see-hoda-kotb-s-adorable-family-holiday-card-haley-joy-t119660?cid=sm_npd_td_tw_ma" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Hoda Kotb/Today show" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Hoda Kotb/Today show</a>)
Hoda Kotb
Unlike one of her co-stars, the Today personality has had a wonderful year. She became a mom to Haley Joy via adoption and experienced the joys of being a first-time parent. She happily showed off the card she made — featuring her partner, Joel Schiffman, and their baby girl — on the show. (Photo: Hoda Kotb/Today show)
Gosh, it seems like every year there’s a new Spelling-McDermott kiddo — and this year Beau made his debut, alongside siblings Stella, Liam, Hattie, and Finn. The <i>Beverly Hills, 90210</i> alum, who has been married to Dean McDermott since 2006 (he also has children from his first marriage), received a paycheck for her holiday card from Simply to Impress. <a href="http://people.com/babies/tori-spelling-dean-mcdermott-daughter-stella-unicorn-birthday/" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Sounds like she needed it" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Sounds like she needed it</a>. (Photo: Tori Spelling via Instagram)
Tori Spelling
Gosh, it seems like every year there’s a new Spelling-McDermott kiddo — and this year Beau made his debut, alongside siblings Stella, Liam, Hattie, and Finn. The Beverly Hills, 90210 alum, who has been married to Dean McDermott since 2006 (he also has children from his first marriage), received a paycheck for her holiday card from Simply to Impress. Sounds like she needed it. (Photo: Tori Spelling via Instagram)
Everything the pint-sized entertainer does is an event, and his holiday card is no exception. The cool-looking movie poster-like card also features the actor’s wife, Eniko, and their new son, Kenzo, who was <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/kevin-hart-eniko-parrish-welcome-114055736.html" data-ylk="slk:born, like, five minutes ago;outcm:mb_qualified_link;_E:mb_qualified_link" class="link rapid-noclick-resp newsroom-embed-article">born, like, five minutes ago</a>, as well as his kids from his first marriage, Hendrix and Heaven. (Photo: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bcu2KyUDpLl/?hl=en&taken-by=kevinhart4real" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Kevin Hart via Instagram" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Kevin Hart via Instagram</a>)
Kevin Hart
Everything the pint-sized entertainer does is an event, and his holiday card is no exception. The cool-looking movie poster-like card also features the actor’s wife, Eniko, and their new son, Kenzo, who was born, like, five minutes ago, as well as his kids from his first marriage, Hendrix and Heaven. (Photo: Kevin Hart via Instagram)
What a photogenic crew! Ayesha, who was also paid, was so happy the way her card with her baller hubby Stephen Curry and their kids turned out. “Even the dog smiled,” she noted. The kids, Riley and Ryan, are precious. (Photo: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BbzzOb4A3tJ/?taken-by=ayeshacurry" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Ayesha Curry via Instagram" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Ayesha Curry via Instagram</a>)
Ayesha Curry
What a photogenic crew! Ayesha, who was also paid, was so happy the way her card with her baller hubby Stephen Curry and their kids turned out. “Even the dog smiled,” she noted. The kids, Riley and Ryan, are precious. (Photo: Ayesha Curry via Instagram)
The Richards-Umansky crew — Maurico, Kyle, Farrah, Alexia, Sophia, and Portia — are wishing you “peace and love” this holiday season. ‘Cause let’s face it: there’s enough drama on the <em>Real Housewives of Beverly Hills</em> star’s show. P.S.: She also cashed in on the card. (Photo: K<a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BcIxu-lAGT3/?hl=en&taken-by=kylerichards18" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:yle Richards via Instagram" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">yle Richards via Instagram</a>)
Kyle Richards
The Richards-Umansky crew — Maurico, Kyle, Farrah, Alexia, Sophia, and Portia — are wishing you “peace and love” this holiday season. ‘Cause let’s face it: there’s enough drama on the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star’s show. P.S.: She also cashed in on the card. (Photo: Kyle Richards via Instagram)
The <em>Kendra on Top </em>star, who was also paid to share a shot of her fam, wished her fanbase “Love, peace, and joy.” The blonde, her hubbby Hank Baskett, and kids, Hank Jr. and Alijah, were all in sync with their smiles. (Photo: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BbvBmXcA6no/?hl=en&taken-by=kendra_wilkinson_baskett" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Kendra Wilkinson via Instagram" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Kendra Wilkinson via Instagram</a>)
Kendra Wilkinson
The Kendra on Top star, who was also paid to share a shot of her fam, wished her fanbase “Love, peace, and joy.” The blonde, her hubbby Hank Baskett, and kids, Hank Jr. and Alijah, were all in sync with their smiles. (Photo: Kendra Wilkinson via Instagram)
Also collecting a check from Simply to Impress this year? Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, who showed off their sons, Sid and newborn Lazlo, and doggie Gina. (Photo: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/Bbw-6VdHkLZ/?hl=en&taken-by=jennyandteets2" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Jenny Mollen via Instagram" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Jenny Mollen via Instagram</a>)
Jason Biggs
Also collecting a check from Simply to Impress this year? Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, who showed off their sons, Sid and newborn Lazlo, and doggie Gina. (Photo: Jenny Mollen via Instagram)
The <em>Sabrina the Teenage Witch</em> star also showed off her boys for Simply to Impress. There’s hubby Mark Wilkerson, as well as their sons — Tucker, Mason, and Braydon. (Photo: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BcDt4XBBLcD/?taken-by=melissajoanhart" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Melssa Joan Hart via Instagram" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Melssa Joan Hart via Instagram</a>)
Melissa Joan Hart
The Sabrina the Teenage Witch star also showed off her boys for Simply to Impress. There’s hubby Mark Wilkerson, as well as their sons — Tucker, Mason, and Braydon. (Photo: Melssa Joan Hart via Instagram)

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