Leo Horoscope: Zodiac, Personality and Characteristics

Astrological Characteristics Leo:


July 23 - Aug. 22

Characteristics: Generous, Warmhearted, Creative, Enthusiastic, Broad-Minded, Expansive, Faithful and Loving, Pompous, Patronizing, Bossy, Interfering, Dogmatic and Intolerant

Leo's charisma and innate ability to lead guarantee they will almost always be at center stage--a place where they love to be. Leos are so full of warmth and optimism it is impossible to not find their company pleasurable. Fearless, powerful and dignified by nature, Leos make great leaders. The force of their will guarantees any task they tackle will be completed.

While they may seem domineering, even despotic at times, their goal is always to ensure the well being of all those in their kingdom. Ever-confident Leos are also creative, idealistic and have an indefatigable lust for life. When leadership is required, a Leo is what is needed. They will get the job done right and on time. Leos also have a talent for bringing the very best out in those around them.

Leo Horoscope Warm-hearted Leos love to have fun, and will go out of their way to make sure those around them are having fun too! Leos love games of all kinds. They are risk takers and will plunge into new ventures on impulse, confident their talents will ensure success. Strong and honorable, optimistic and fun, few will find the Leo's charms easy to resist.

The Leo In Love:

When in love, Leo's love of fun is only outdone by the romantic in them. They are faithful lovers with a passion that may seem too hot to handle! Leos may not always be willing to try new things which did not spring from their own fantasies, but a clever lover may slowly introduce new methods of expressing love to their relationship. Once the Leo realizes they are fun they will be won over.

Leos sometimes cling to bad relationships because their egos will not allow them to admit they may have made a mistake. Also, being forever optimistic, it is impossible for a Leo to see any problem as insurmountable.

Overall, the Leo will prove to be a wonderful mate. Their love of children makes them a natural parent. They are generous, warm and truly want the best for everyone. Their loyalty and sense of honor makes it unlikely they will be indiscrete.

Leo Woman

Leo lives and breathes for romance. When it comes to dating, the Leo woman is always involved, and passionate. Life is a dance to the Leo woman, and she likes to give as much as she likes to receive. Love and sex are an important part of the Leo woman's daily life, and she will not hesitate to tell you so.

The Single Leo Woman: This fire sign lives up to her nature, with plenty to say and no concerns with airing her grievances to the world. These characteristics can make her seem domineering to and can put a damper on a date if not dealt with correctly. The go-getter of all signs of the zodiac, the Leo woman knows what she wants.

The Leo Woman in a Relationship: When it comes to love, dating and sex, the Leo woman in a relationship knows what she wants and how to get it. Leo women are passionate lovers, prone to shows of affection in both the physical (and sometimes sexual) sense as well as the emotional sense. The Leo woman in a relationship likes to receive as much as she gives, and a few gifts and shows of affection go a long way with this sexy sign of the zodiac.

Leo Man

The tried and true extrovert and fire sign, Leo likes to be the center of attention. Shows of affection from a Leo man are often in front of a crowd, be it friends or strangers. When it comes to love and sex, the Leo man can be carefree to the point of being reckless. The Leo man loves to be flattered, and is the consummate performer of the signs of the zodiac.

The Single Leo Man: The Leo man has very high standards when it comes to choosing a partner. Leo men want someone who stands out, and is prone to choosing 'arm candy' because it reflects well on him. These characteristics can lead to some issues, as the Leo man has a tendency to choose who to date based on looks.

The Leo Man in a Relationship: When it comes to matters of love and sex, the Leo man in a relationship is insatiable. To the Leo man, dating is just as much an adventure as the initial courting was. The Leo man will lavish attention upon his partner, doing his best to make her feel loved. Though Leo men can be a little overwhelming at times, they always mean well.

Famous Leos Include:

Mae West, Napoleon Bonaparte, Andy Warhol, Simon Bolivar, George Bernard Shaw, Maxfield Parish, Omar Khayyam, Peggy Fleming, Carl G. Jung, Stanley Kubrick, Mick Jagger, Jackie Onaissis, Charles Schwab, and Arnold Schwarzenegger

Ideal Jobs Include:

Leos are well-suited to be managers, architects, inventors, teachers, athletes and presidents.

Lucky Numbers:

5, 14, 13, 32, 41, 50


The Sun

Most Compatible With:

Libra, Aries or Gemini

  • Symbol: Lion
  • Keywords: Creative, impressive, powerful
  • Polarity: Positive
  • Duality or Gender: Masculine
  • Element: Fire
  • Quality: Fixed
  • Body Areas: Heart, spine and back
  • Countries: South of France, Sicily, Romania, Southern Iraq, and Czechoslovakia
  • Cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Rome, Madrid, Prague, Bombay and Damascus
  • Stone: Ruby
  • Colors: The color of the Sun, from dusk to dawn
  • Similarity to Chinese Sign: Monkey

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