Celebrity Christmas Photos to Get You into the Holiday Mood
Once again, Christmas Day is right around the corner, and everywhere, families are embracing onto the holiday spirit with portraits not just from themselves and their loves ones, but from the stars, too.
Quite frankly, celebrities can create some of the most inspiring and wow-inducing family portraits during Christmas — and at any other time of the year.
Some of them do keep it simple with intimate, heartwarming festive photos, which we also enjoy seeing. Let's dive in and see who showed out for the festive season, and who kept it simple this year.
Kim Kardashian with her family
Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West did a full 180-degree this year by taking an almost colorless portrait for their Christmas card. Gray and white were the only shades spotted in their pic.
Gabrielle Union and her kids
Former "America's Got Talent" judge Gabrielle Union put the firing drama behind her as she posed outside with daughter Kaavia James and stepson Zion, 12.
Jordin Sparks's family of three
Singer Jordin Sparks did a traditional card complete with a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year message from herself, husband Dana Isaiah, and her one-year-old son DJ.
Chanel Iman Shepard was pregnant
Just a few days ahead of giving birth to baby number two, Chanel Iman posed with husband Sterling Shepard and daughter Cali. She welcomed another girl, Cassie, on December 17.
Angela Simmons visits Santa
Angela Simmons did a mother-daughter portrait, which became a trio thanks to a Santa visit. Her son, Sutton Joseph Tennyson, sat on the big guy's lap and matched white sweaters with his mother.
Phaedra Parks and her two boys
"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks needed only her two boys to spread Christmas cheer this year. The massive tree behind them also helped — even though it was black.
Joseline Hernandez posts her daughter
"Love & Hip Hop" star Joseline Hernandez is all about her little girl Bonnie Bella, whom she shares with Stevie J. The reality star showed off her daughter with two women in a play Bonnie took part in.
Letoya Luckett gets naughty
"Torn" singer Letoya Luckett combined her anniversary celebration with the festive season and ended up in her husband Tommicus Walker's lap in front of a decorated fireplace.
Toya Johnson's daughter hates Santa
TV-personality Antonia "Toya" Johnson struggled to make the best out of a failed Santa visit that saw her one-year-old daughter Reign Ryan eager to get away from the man in red at all costs.
Tia Mowry's double dose of Christmas tree
Actress Tia Mowry experienced a similar fight when she took her kids to see Santa a few days ago. Eight-year-old son Cree was up for the visit, but little Cairo, one, looked miserable — and adorable — in the shot.
Earlier in the month, the tot had an entirely different attitude as she sat in her dad Cory Hardrict's arms. Little Cree hugged his mom in the sweet shot.
This time, there were smiles all around for the beautiful family. We hope that, like the stars, all of us will have a joyful Christmas even if a little bit of crying may be involved.