Happy Father's Day: Famous Dads We Love

If they're important to us for their celebrity status, just imagine how vital they are to their families. We're tipping our hats to famous fathers like Kevin Hart for going the extra mile to be there for their children. These dads inspire us with their dedication, love and celebration of fatherhood. Here's a look at the famous dads who make sure daddy duty is always in style.

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Kevin Hart takes his children Hendrix, 5, and Heaven Leigh, 8, everywhere. The Think Like a Man Too star calls his adventures with them his "Super Dad Chronicles."

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Will Smith is the cool dad everybody likes. "I just try to teach them everything that I know and love them as hard as I can love them. And hope for the best," he says of parenting Jade, 14, Willow,12, and Trey, 21.

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Dwyane Wade continually celebrates being a father to his two sons Zaire, 11 and Zion, 6. "If we want this world to be as great as it could, we have to take care of our kids," he told ESSENCE.com. Wade is also the legal guardian of his 11-year-old nephew Dahveon Morris (far left).

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Idris Elba's daughter Isan is his leading lady. "She's a nerd really, which I couldn't be more grateful for. She's not much impressed by what I do, but she does see how people react to me in the streets," he told ESSENCE. Elba recently welcomed another little bundle of joy.

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Ludacris recently helped his 12-year-old daughter Karma by launching an educational website called Karmasworld.com. "We have conversations about everything," he recently told PEOPLE. "She definitely needs to hear it from me first."

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Usher dotes on his two little cuties, Naviyd, 4, and Usher Raymond V, 5. Ever since getting full custory last year, The Voice co-host says he has adjusted his touring and studio schedule to be home more so he can do everyday things like take the boys to school.

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Jay Z says daughter Blue Ivy is not only his first priority, she's also his "greatest creation."

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The Miami Heat player is one proud papa to sons LeBron, Jr., 8, and Bryce, 5.

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Carmelo Anthony's son Kiyan, 6, may look up to him, but it's Carmelo who does most of the admiring. He refers to his son as his "idol."

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"I’m going through something right now that no money, no success and no accolades that I’ve gotten can ever measure up to," says Diddy of parenting his five children. "Being able to enjoy the beauty of my kids, especially my daughters."

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The comedian and his son Destin, 14, are both Michael Jackson fans. Obviously!

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Swizz Beatz adores being a daddy to his three boys, Egypt, Prince and Kasseem, and daughter Nicole. Don't believe us? Just check his Instagram feed.

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Russell Simmons is Aoki, 11, and Ming Lee's, 13, biggest fan and he's always excited to brag about the lovely young ladies they're turning into.

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Doting dad Nick Cannon loves playing dress up with "Dem Babies," his two-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe.

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Jamie Foxx plants a sweet kiss on his four-year-old daughter Annalise. He's also dad to 19-year-old daughter Corrine.

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Don Cheadle tells ESSENCE that his superhero act doesn't end when the cameras turn off. "I hope for my kids and my wife that I’m someone they know who can come swoop in and save the day," he says.

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Comedian Bill Bellamy and his wife Kristen have two adorable children, Baron and Bailey. 

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New York Knicks player Amar'e Stoudemire kisses newborn son Alijah. He's also dad to Ar’e, 7, Amar’e Jr., 6, and Assata, 4.