Fun Facts about the Leo Star Sign

16 Lovely Facts about Leo Star Sign

Were you born between the 23rd of July and the 22nd of August? According to the zodiac, you will identify as Leo, the lion sign. As with the other signs of the zodiac, Leos are said to possess specific traits, strengths, and weaknesses. While many might feel that astrology is guesswork, it’s always interesting to think about some of the similarities and traits that we share with our horoscopes and zodiac profiles!

Here are a few fun facts about Leos that you may not know about – and what’s more, you might learn something new about yourself, or about your friends or family along the way…

Leo Zodiac Sign: Quick Facts

Birth date: 23 July22 August
Zodiac symbol: The Lion
Element: Fire
Modality: Fixed
Ruling planet: The Sun
House: Fifth
Season: Summer
Metal: Gold
Body part: Heart, spine
Stones: mainly peridot, but also carnelian, diamond, onyx, ruby, and sardonyx
Color: Gold, orange, yellow
Tarot card: Strength
Secret wish: To rule the world
Keywords: Creative, cheerful, generous, passionate, fun, drama, romance, attention, strength

1. A Leo can be very protective.

Leos tend to be very loyal, headstrong people. They will protect the people they love and are seen as symbols of power in the main zodiac.

2. Leos listen carefully.

Leos are thought to be great at picking up on discreet clues and touches in people’s behaviors. Therefore, a Leo is supposedly a naturally intuitive listener.

3. Leos love the Sun.

Leo is ruled by the Sun, which means that it is an energetic, experienced sign, concerned with matters of dignity and authority.

Facts about Leo Star Sign

4. Who are some famous Leos?

Famous Leos include former US President Barack Obama, the Harry Potter author  J.K. Rowling, and actors Arnold Schwarzenegger, Daniel Radcliffe, and Sandra Bullock.

5. Leos enjoy collecting things.

Leos are thought to love possessions and items – they are proud of the things they have access to, and the things they earn through hard work.

6. What are Leo’s lucky numbers?

Leo has many lucky numbers. The main three you’ll need to look for, on the whole, are 1, 4 and 6. Plenty to pick from when you do the Lotto, then!

7. Don’t badger a Leo.

It’s never a good idea to try and provoke a Leo – they are known for their sharp personalities should they come to dislike others. Therefore, it pays well to get on the good side of a Leo, and if you do happen to aggravate them, tread carefully!

8. Leos won’t hold back.

Leos are unafraid to tell you how they feel, and to let others know what they think. This can lead to plenty of confrontations. One of the negative sides to a Leo personality is the fact that many will believe that their way is the best way – and that they should take control and charge. This is thanks to the leadership and authority side of the sign.

9. Leos love red.

The main star stone for Leo is the ruby.

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10. A Leo will strive for the best.

Leos love the finer things in life and will likely do what it takes to achieve the best out of life. However, this doesn’t mean that they don’t care for those around them!

11. Don’t try and control a Leo’s finances.

Leos, however, dislike people holding them back. They strongly dislike meanness and strict money measurement. In fact, a Leo is thought to be one of the most generous signs in the whole of the zodiac.

12. Leos are full of beans.

Leos are thought to be full of energy, and many people might find it hard to keep up to them. However, they are extremely friendly, and will not often be quick to make assumptions.

fun facts about Leo star sign

13. Leos generally like keeping themselves occupied.

A Leo is likely to be keeping busy in all that they do. They will always be working towards a major goal. The adage ‘work hard, play hard’ is likely to apply to many Leos, particularly if it means they get to relax in luxury surroundings at the end of it all.

14. Some Leos have major egos!

It’s thought that a Leo will tend to build up a large ego. This might not appeal to all Leos, however, as they are proud people, they can be difficult to reach through constructive criticism. Some Leos will have a hard time taking on any critique, meaning that they will need to learn how to adapt to this as they progress through life.

15. Some Leos struggle a lot with stress.

Leos are thought to fall prey to stress due to their constant pursuit of the best things in life, and their constant need to be busy. They need to have an end goal and an adventure in place – or life is hardly worth living to them!

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16. Leos aren’t always easy to read.

While a Leo is likely to be a very strong and proud person, they often go misunderstood. As they can be outspoken and determined, some people may assume that they are merely full of bluster. However, Leos are very talented and think carefully about other people.

FAQs about the Leo star sign

Which star signs are good matches for Leo?

Leos are very compatible with Geminis, Aquarians and Libras.

Which signs do Leo not get on well with?

Leos are highly incompatible with Scorpios, Tauruses and Capricorns. Watch out!

Do Leos make enemies easily?

The bombastic nature of a Leo means they are very highly driven - and this can lead to them making some enemies.

Do you know any interesting or fun facts about the Leo star sign?  Share them in the comments below!

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  • Pharel Dean muwada says:

    1,Leo was born to win. 2,Ruby stone is their protection from evil. 3,Those born 20th their sebastian symbol is mermaid rising to rebirth from the sea

  • justice kirker says:

    I may be a Leo but i do not keep my house dirty. I am very particular about how my stuff looks and my color isn’t red its green. I like nature more than fir but most of this was very true I thought my sign was a bad one and I was supposed to be an angry mean possessive person which isn’t true. This made me feel better about myself, thank you.

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