30+ Famous Leos: Spirited Personalities in History and Today

Published August 9, 2021
Famous Leo Jennifer Lawrence

Leo is the bright and shining "Star" of the zodiac. Regardless of their stage, once a Leo catches the public's eye, they become legendary. Leo celebrities are unforgettable.

Famous Leos

Leo is the Fixed Fire sign of the zodiac is ruled by the Sun. There is a bright and shining light at the center of a famous Leo that leads them to fame. Leo celebrities are charismatic, vivacious, theatrical, and passionate. They love to lead, be on center stage, and stand in the spotlight. Leo celebrities are magnanimous, courageous, and enthusiastic. They are individuals who command respect, praise, and adulation from others and are willing to work hard to stay in the spotlight.

Famous Leo Actors and Actresses

The "Big Screen" suits Leo to a T. "See Me-Love Me" Leo actors and actresses are charismatic, have a flair for the dramatic, and excel in the performing arts.

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe, born July 23, 1989, became famous as a child when he won the role of Harry Potter, Hogwart's bespectacled young wizard. He is one of the highest-paid actors of his generation.

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne was born on July 30, 1961. He is best known for the role of Morpheus in The Matrixand The Matrix Reloaded. Fishburn is the recipient of numerous awards, including several NAACP Image honors.

Elisabeth Moss

Born on July 24, 1982, Elizabeth Moss had leading roles in television's Mad Men, Hulu's shocking series, Handmaid's Tale, and many other top-rated series. Moss has received many accolades and awards, including the Critics' Choice Award, the Golden Globe Award, the Primetime Emmy Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award.

Jennifer Lawrence

Born August 15, 1990, Jennifer Lawrence is considered the most successful actress of her generation. Her acting career took off when she was cast to play the lead role of Katniss Evergreen in the Hunger Games trilogy. In 2012, she won an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her role in Silver Linings Playbook.

Sean Penn

Sean Penn, born on August 17, 1960, is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. Penn is powerhouse Leo who has had a colorful career in the film industry.

Robert Redford

Born August 18, 1936, Robert Redford is an Academy Award winning actor and the founder of the Sundance Film Festival. He received the Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2002.

Clara Bow

Clara Bow, born July 29, 1905, is the legendary It Girl. Clara rose to stardom in the silent films of the 1920s and became the Roaring Twenties leading sex symbol.

Lucille Ball

Born August 6, 1911, Lucille Ball was an actress and comedian who became the most popular star in the U.S.

Mae West

Born August 17, 1893, May West was a multi-talented actress and screenwriter. Mae West was the original blonde bombshell known for her sexual independence and her bawdy double entendres.

Famous Leo Singers and Musicians

These famous Leo singers and musicians are not only talented and creative, but they also had a Leo way of separating themselves from the pack.


Madonna, born August 16, 1958, is known for her ability to reinvent herself. Madonna dominated 1880s pop after the release of her album Like a Virgin.

Madonna performs in concert

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger, born July 26, is the flamboyant lead singer of the legendary Rolling Stones.

Whitney Houston

Born August 9, 1963, singer and actress, Whitney Houston, is an icon and one of the greatest vocalists and bestselling musical artists of all time. Called "The Voice," Whitney is a cultural icon.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez, affectionately known as J.Lo, was born on July 24, 1969. J.Lo spent most of her life standing in the spotlight. She started her entertainment career as a dancer, then demonstrated Leo's talent, grit, and determination to create an amazing career.

Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong, the famous jazz musician, was born on August 4, 1901. Nicknamed "Satchmo," he was and remains one of the most famous and influential jazz artists.

Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers, born August 21, 1938, is a country music icon. In 2013 Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Famous Leo Rappers

Leo rappers differentiate themselves from others with their unorthodox fashion sense.

Young Thug

Born on August 16, 1991, Young Thug is considered one of the most influential rappers of his generation. The Voice of Fashion says: "From glitter shoes to tulle dresses, the American rapper's gender-fluid style marks a new inflection point in hip hop."

Lil Pump

Born August 17, 2000, Lil Pump rose to fame in 2018 with his song "Gucci Gang." Lil Pump is known for his flamboyant and expensive taste in fashion.

Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert, born July 31, 1994, is known for his dark subject matter and his androgynous fashion.

Leo Sports Heroes

Leo Sports heroes are true legends whose names are well known to the general public.

Walter Payton

Walter Payton, born July 25, 1954, is one of the most recognized names in the NFL. He's an excellent example of a "See Me-Love Me" Leo. Around the NFL, Payton was known as "Sweetness."

Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds, born July 24, 1964, is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time.

Tom Brady

Tom Brady, born August 3, 1977, is a seven-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback.

Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady

Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson, born August 14, 1959, is an NBA legend. In his rookie season, Magic won the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award.

Dorothy Hamill

Dorothy Hamill, born July 26, 1956, was a world champion figure skater. She won the Olympics gold medal for Women's Figure Skating in 1976. After turning professional, she became a star performer in the Ice Capades.

Famous Leo Writers

Leo is colorful and imaginative, and these Leo writers will be forever read and remembered.

J. K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling, born July 31, 1965, is the most well-known writer and wealthiest writer of the current era. Rowling was the creator of the much-loved Harry Potter books. She practiced astrology and made Harry Potter a Leo by setting his birthday on her own birthdate, July 31.

T. E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence, born August 16, 1888, was a writer whose memoir The Seven Pillars of Wisdom was made into the Oscar-winning film Lawrence of Arabia.

Beatrix Potter

Born July 28, 1866, Beatrix Potter was a children's book author and illustrator. She is best known for her children's books featuring Peter Rabbit.

George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw. July 26, 1956, was a playwrite. In 1925, Shaw was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1938, he won an Oscar for his work on Pygmalion.

Famous Leo Political Leaders

Leos seldom play second fiddle to anyone and can be an unstoppable force. People respond to a Leo politician's leadership skills.

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro, born August 13, 1926, led the Cuban Revolution and, in 1959, he established the first communist state in the Western Hemisphere. He led Cuba from 1959 until 2008.

Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton, born August 19, 1946, was the 42nd U.S. President. He was a two-term President and lead the U.S. from 1993 until 2001.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama, born August 4, 1961, was the 44th U.S. President. He served two terms and was the first Black man to lead America.

Former President Barack Obama

Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini, born July 29, 1883, was a leader of the Axis Powers during World War II. He was a dark Leo. Mussolini founded and led the Italian Fascist Party from 1922 until his dismissal in 1943.

Other Legendary Leos

Leos are bright and shining stars regardless of what they undertake.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, born July 28, 1929, was America's First Lady during John Kennedy's Presidency (1961-1963). She was known for her Leo sense of style and her work as a book editor in New York City.

Coco Chanel

Born August 19, 1883, Coco Chanel was the Leo fashion designer who changed the way women dressed and created Chanel No. 5 perfume.

Amelia Earhart

The "Queen of the Air," Amelia Earhart, was born on July 24, 1897. A courageous aviator, Emelia was also an author who wrote best-selling books about her years in the air, and promoted females in aviation. She disappeared over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 while attempting to fly around the World.

Andy Warhol

Born August 6, 1928, Andy Warhol was a leading artist in the visual pop art movement of the 1960s.

Bright and Shining Star

Of course, every Leo is different related to their entire birth chart, but they all have colorful personalities. Every Leo will not be world-famous. Still, a Leo celebrity's star shines so brightly that their names are long remembered.

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