1. This is Tom Hardy. And we all love Tom Hardy. Niklas Halle'n / AFP / Getty Images 2. But over the last year he has outdone himself in the lovability stakes even more. I mean, look at that smile. John Phillips / Getty Images 3. And that glorious facial hair. Niklas Halle'n / AFP / Getty Images 4. In 2016 we saw him in many, many suits. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images 5. And it was almost too much to handle. Frazer Harrison / Getty Images 6. Particularly when meeting the future King of England. Chris Jackson / Getty Images 7. And charming him as much as he charms all of us. Chris Jackson / Getty Images 8. But mainly when he was at the Oscars with his beautiful wife. Jason Merritt / Getty Images We're not sure anyone's looked as cool at the Academy Awards tbh. 9. And they were the definition of #RelationshipGoals. Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images 10. See. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF hardyness.tumblr.com Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF hardyness.tumblr.com 11. He was also an absolute god when he took this selfie with Leo. Buckner / Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock Excellent pose, boys. 12. But perhaps the best thing of all was the fact that he appeared to have turned up to the Oscars with a Tom Hardy phone case. Buckner / Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock 13. Buckner / Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock 14. AND the picture seemed to be of this one of him with his dog. View this post on *We are dead. 15. Although it wasn't just his red carpet antics that gave us the heart eyes. View this post on 16. This is how hard he wolf whistled when his friend and The Revenant co-star Leonardo DiCaprio won. thas-fandom.tumblr.com 17. And this is how happy he was when he got a mention in his speech. View this post on 18. He also spent time helping out for charity in the last year. With this gorgeous grin to boot. Tim P. Whitby / Getty Images 19. And posed with these adorable puppies. Tim P. Whitby / Getty Images 20. LOOK HOW HAPPY HE IS. Tim P. Whitby / Getty Images 21. But one of our highlights has to be this. damn. photoshoot. He posed for Esquire's latest issue. Esquire / Greg Williams 22. And we could not deal. Esquire / Greg Williams 23. Just look at him. Esquire / Greg Williams 24. Thanks for making us happy for yet another year, Tom. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @theonlyelizabethrodriguez And here's to a Tom Hardy-full 2017.