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The Beckhams, Neil Patrick Harris and more celebrities who rang in 2016 with family

Everywhere you looked on New Year's Eve, people were sharing pictures and celebratory messages — including the stars. Here's some of our favorite celebrities who welcomed 2016 in the best company of all: their family.

David and Victoria Beckham

The soccer star snapped a photo of his kids around a tree strewn with holiday lights. "Happy new year from our beautiful babies," read the caption.

And from us of course... Have an amazing 2016 ❤️❤️

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Happy new year from our beautiful babies ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Beckham also shared a picture of he and Victoria sharing a sweet New Year's kiss.

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

The couple and their twins spent the night in, eating homemade pasta at a candlelit table and sharing a particularly adorable video of their midnight countdown.

Awww, yeah! We are going buck wild tonight! (delicious dinner by @dbelicious)

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This video screams for itself. Happy New Year!

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Jenna Bush Hager

The TODAY contributor shared a sweet group selfie of the Bush family, including her father, former president George W. Bush.

"Happy New Year from my familia to yours," she wrote in the caption. "May we feel the unconditional LOVE of family every day of 2016."

Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello

The newlyweds spent the evening dining and celebrating with friends, which Vergara documented on her Instagram account.


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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

The pro-wrestler turned actor is always quick to recognize how meaningful his family is to him. The New Year's Eve, he posted a short video comprising a collage of some his most significant pics of 2015. Prominently featured were photos of he and his 14-year-old daughter Simone and a photo of him holding his newborn baby girl, Jasmine.

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Elton John

The singer shared a photo enjoying the snow with his two sons, Zachary and Elijah.

Here in the snow with our beautiful boys. @davidfurnish #ShareTheLove

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Tori Spelling

The reality-TV star posted a selfie with her four kids, Liam, Finn, Stella, and Hattie — all of them touting glittery New Year's Eve gear. Her husband, Dean McDermott, wasn't in the photo, but he did get a shoutout in the caption: "Thx @imdeanmcdermott for the delicious dinner!"

Happy new year to u all ! 2016! Oh but we made it !!!! Thank u Jesus !!!

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Hudson posted a three-pic collage of herself surrounded by various family members. In the photo's caption, the actress and singer noted the accomplishment of having made it through another year: "Oh but we made it !!!! Thank u Jesus !!!"

Kourtney Kardashian

My New Year's kiss...

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Even Kourtney Kardashian was feeling the family vibes on New Year's Eve. She shared a picture of her "New Year's Kiss," planting a smooch on her 1-year-old son, Reign.

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend

Expecting their first child together in the spring of this year, Teigen alluded to their soon-to-be new family member in her caption, writing, "Already thinking about how different this one will be!!"

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James Franco

It looks like the actor combined family with a party, judging from the blurry selfie he shared with his two brothers, Tom and Dave. "FRANCOSHIZZZ in 2016!" read the image's caption. Party on, bros.


The superstar shared a photo with her mom and dad, while her husband, soccer player Gerard Piqué, shared a photo of the couple enjoying fireworks.

Con papa y mama!

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Reba McIntyre

The country singer rang in the new year with "her best buddy," as she called him in the photo caption. The pic is of she and her son, racing driver Shelby Blackstock.

Here's to 2016!