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These 22 celebrities prove Leos love being the centre of attention

Leos, who are represented by the royal Lion and are born between July 23 and August 22, love the limelight and are the true stars of the zodiac. These fiery signs are renowned for their boldness, confidence, and passion. It's not surprising that there are so many famous Leos because they are magnetic like no other sign and were born to shine.

It's not their fault they're so well-liked, even though many people think they're attention-seekers. They're just ideal for jobs that call for an audience since they don't mind the applause, have a tendency to dream large, and are endlessly kind. Here are some of our favourite Leo celebs.

Jennifer Lopez on the red carpet
Jennifer Lopez at the Billboard Music Awards. Photo credit: PopularImages and Deposit Photos

1. Jennifer Lopez (July 24, 1969) - Singer, actress, and dancer

Jennifer Lopez is the archetypal celebrity, Leo. She is a multi-talented actor, dancer, singer. Yes, she has obviously lived a life of luxury, but don't be deceived by her outward appearance. She continues to be fiercely heart-led and is willing to take chances with men while putting her family first at all times.

2. Barack Obama (August 4, 1961) - Former President of the United States

The former head of the free world is the ideal person to embody Leo's leadership traits. Additionally, he exhibits the heart-driven, family-first characteristics of his astrological sign, isn't afraid to be open and honest about his life as he was in his biography, 'A Promised Land'.

3. Madonna (August 16, 1958) - Pop icon and singer

Madonna, the diva of pop and musical monarchy, is the epitome of Leo. The star has been in the public glare for more than 30 years and isn't showing any signs of slowing down. She was born to be in the spotlight.

4. Sandra Bullock (July 26, 1964) - Academy Award-winning actress

Sandra Bullock has achieved a degree of international success that has cemented her place in the annals of mythology as one of the most successful, honoured, highest-paid, and sought-after performers. Bullock, 58, first came to prominence in films like "Practical Magic" and "Speed," and she has since gone on to dominate contemporary culture with films like "Miss Congeniality" and "Birdbox," which has amassed over 80 million Netflix views.

5. Arnold Schwarzenegger (July 30, 1947) - Actor and former Governor of California

As you can see from our list, the largest Leo attribute is having huge dreams. And aside from a Leo like Arnold Schwarzenegger, who else could hold the dual office of governor of California and movie star?

6. Daniel Radcliffe (July 23, 1989) - Actor known for playing Harry Potter

Leos are fearless and passionate, so it's no surprise that the Gryffindor symbol is also the lion. Daniel Radcliffe and Harry Potter share the same fierce bravery and courage.

7. Chris Hemsworth (August 11, 1983) - Actor who portrays Thor in Marvel movies

The role of Kim Hyde in the Australian television series Home and Away is where Australian actor Chris first gained notoriety, but he wasn't content to stop there. The Hollywood A-lister has used all his Leo charm to succeed.

8. Halle Berry (August 14, 1966) - Academy Award-winning actress

Before relocating to New York to pursue her acting ambitions, Halle Berry started out as a fashion model and beauty pageant champion. She eventually relocated to Los Angeles after landing roles in soap operas and films there. The former beauty queen is a classic Leo.

9. Robert De Niro (August 17, 1943) - Acclaimed actor

One of the finest actors of all time is Robert De Niro. The moral of the story is that Leos might wish to consider acting.

10. Mila Kunis (August 14, 1983) - Actress known for "Black Swan" and "That '70s Show"

In human form, Mila Kunis exudes magnetic Leo energy. The That '70s Show actress has a personality that comes through in both her relaxed comedic performances and her croon-worthy love life (I mean, who else but a Leo would marry their first onscreen kiss?).

11. Joe Jonas (August 15, 1989) - Singer and member of the Jonas Brothers

Joe Jonas has spent a large portion of his life performing and sharing the stage with other celebrities on this list. Born on August 15, his life is filled with turmoil (how can a group of brothers ever split up?). He's a Leo through and through, as seen by his Hollywood whirlwind romance with his wife Sophie Turner. Additionally, he isn't hesitant to speak from the heart, whether it be in his lovelorn song lyrics or in his social media posts about his wife and family.

12. Charlize Theron (August 7, 1975) - Academy Award-winning actress

Glamorous Charlize exudes nobility in every way. The South African actress didn't have a smooth beginning in life, but she mustered all of her Leo courage to accomplish her Hollywood dreams.

13. Demi Lovato (August 20, 1992) - Singer and actress

Leo energy has been present throughout Demi Lovato's whole career, from her days as a young Disney Channel star to her current status as a chart-topping artist. Demi, who was born on August 20, 1992, has been open about their quest to live a Leo lifestyle because, as they admitted to Bustle, "Even though I had a great singing voice, I didn't have a big speaking voice for me. I didn't say what I needed."

14. Ben Affleck (August 15, 1972) - Actor and filmmaker

There are so many performers here for a good reason! Leos enjoy being in the spotlight, even if it means being labelled as self-centered. It makes no difference when you become Batman and marry JLo! 

15. Amy Adams (August 20, 1974) - Actress known for "Arrival" and "Enchanted"

Adams missed the 2015 season of movie premieres and award ceremonies because she was prepping for 2016 films like Nocturnal Animals and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Given that The Justice League Part One is currently in pre-production for 2017. You can accomplish everything all at once if you're a Leo.

16. Steve Carell (August 16, 1962) - Actor and comedian

While Michael Scott from The Office may have been more of a scene-stealing Leo than the actor himself, Steve Carell possesses the same intensity and energy as the King of the zodiac jungle.

17. Matthew Perry (August 19, 1969) - Actor known for playing Chandler Bing in "Friends"

By far the funniest character in the "Friends" series, it's no wonder Matthew Perry is a Leo. Wit, humour and the will to succeed are his defining characteristics.

18. Cara Delevingne (August 12, 1992) - Model and actress

Cara Delevingne, a British model and actor known for her bubbly nature, has always let her sense of self show in her fashion choices. Look at Cara's daring Met Gala ensembles or the top hat and tails she wore to Princess Eugenie's wedding in 2018. As she has matured, her fashion choices have also become more representative of who she is.

19. Wesley Snipes (July 31, 1962) - Actor known for "Blade" trilogy

Wesley Snipes, a Leo by birth sign, was born on July 31, 1962. Leos are regarded for being extroverted, self-assured, and independent, which could definitely be stated about the actor. Wesley, a Leo, has a specific love for everything he does, which enables him to succeed in his chosen field.

20. Kate Beckinsale (July 26, 1973) - Renowned Actress Known for "Underworld" Series

Kate Beckinsale, an accomplished British actress, was born on July 26, 1973. Beckinsale's star sign is Leo, a fire sign known for its exuberant energy, passion, and natural penchant for the limelight. Beckinsale embodies these Leo traits through her standout performances, commanding presence, and undeniable star quality.

21. Gillian Anderson (August 9, 1968) - Actress known for playing Dana Scully in "The X-Files"

A royal actor since her time as Agent Scully, Gillian has advanced significantly. She was destined to be a star, whether it be in historical dramas or the West End of London.

22. Viola Davis (August 11, 1965) - Academy Award-winning actress

Viola Davis has received four Academy Award nominations (and one win!). The phenomenal actress exudes pure Leo energy.

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