People born on August 5th fall under the zodiac sign Leo. Due to their sun sign, these people display headstrong determination and courage. However, planet Mercury rules their astrological birthdate, they have characteristic features which make them unique from their symboled counterparts. They are tactful in their methods and compassionate towards others. When in need, you can count upon an August 5th individual to assist you as these individuals are genuine and unselfish. Together with their charming disposition and resourceful creativity, these individuals can go far in life. However, they need to set a goal or aim in life and work towards attaining the same. Avoiding distractions and interruptions is the key to experiencing an enriched life.

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong, 82
(Astronaut)

American

James GunnJames Gunn, 52
(Filmmaker)

American

KajolKajol, 44
(Actress)

Indian

Josie TotahJosie Totah, 17
(Actress)

American

Joseph MerrickJoseph Merrick, 27
(Elephant Man)

British

Loni AndersonLoni Anderson, 72
(Actress)

American

Continue Reading Below
Maureen McCormickMaureen McCormick, 62
(Actress)

American

Olivia HoltOlivia Holt, 21
(Actress, Singer)

American

John HustonJohn Huston, 81
(Film Director)

American

Mimi KeeneMimi Keene, 20
(Actress)

British

Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein, 78
(Socialite)

Swiss,American

Tom ThomsonTom Thomson, 39
(Artist)

Canadian

Continue Reading Below
Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant, 42
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

French

Marine Le PenMarine Le Pen, 50
(Political Leader)

French

Harold HoltHarold Holt, 59
(Former Prime Minister of Australia)

Australian

Janet McTeerJanet McTeer, 57
(Actress)

British

Herb BrooksHerb Brooks, 66
(Ice Hockey Coach, Player)

American

Louis WalshLouis Walsh, 66
(Entertainment Manager & TV Personality)

Irish

Continue Reading Below
Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman, 51
(Co-Founder of LinkedIn)

American

Wanda VenthamWanda Ventham, 83
(Actress)

British

Hun SenHun Sen, 66
(Prime Minister of Cambodia)

Cambodian

Roman GabrielRoman Gabriel, 78
(American Football Player)

American

Kwon Sang-wooKwon Sang-woo, 42
(South Korean Actor)

South Korean

Continue Reading Below
Gil GarcettiGil Garcetti, 77
(Former District Attorney of LA County.)

American

Darren ShahlaviDarren Shahlavi, 42
(Actor & Stunt Performer)

British

Niels Henrik AbelNiels Henrik Abel, 26
(Mathematician)

Norwegian

J. J. TotahJ. J. Totah, 17
(Actor)

American

Jake HurwitzJake Hurwitz, 33
(Comedian, Writer, Actor)

American

Wassily LeontiefWassily Leontief, 92
(Nobel Prize Winner in Economics)

Russian,American,Russian

Continue Reading Below
Jesse WilliamsJesse Williams, 37
(Model, Actor, Activist)

American

Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa, 85
(Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics)

Italian

Guillaume DufayGuillaume Dufay, 77
(Music Composer)

French

Bruce Fairchild BartonBruce Fairchild Barton, 80
(American author)

American

Jaden RosaJaden Rosa, 18
(Instagram Star)

American

Continue Reading Below

Amymarie GaertnerAmymarie Gaertner, 24
(Dancer)

American

Kathryn DennisKathryn Dennis, 26
(Model)

American

Abbe PierreAbbe Pierre, 94
(Founder of the Emmaus)

French

Jayla MarieJayla Marie, 14
(Rapper, YouTube & Reality Show star)

American

Michal KováčMichal Kováč, 88
(Bank employee)

Slovak

Maddox Jolie-PittMaddox Jolie-Pitt, 17
(Actor)

Cambodian,American

Continue Reading Below

Karli ReeseKarli Reese, 14
(YouTube star)

American

Vivian FalconeVivian Falcone, 11
(Melissa McCarthy's daughter)

American

Lolo JonesLolo Jones
(Sprinter, Bobsledder, Athletics competitor)

American

Patrick EwingPatrick Ewing
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)

American

Pete BurnsPete Burns
(Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter)

British

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
(Musician, Singer)

American

Continue Reading Below

Wayne BridgeWayne Bridge
(Association football player)

British

Angry AndersonAngry Anderson
(Actor, Singer, Film actor, Television actor, Stunt performer)

Australian

Iddo GoldbergIddo Goldberg
(Actor)

Israeli,British

Colin McRaeColin McRae
(Co-driver, Racecar driver)

British

David BaldacciDavid Baldacci
(Writer, Screenwriter, Lawyer, Novelist, Author)

American

Roy BenavidezRoy Benavidez
(Soldier)

American

Continue Reading Below

Salomon KalouSalomon Kalou
(Footballer)

Ivorian

Rick DerringerRick Derringer
(Singer, Artist, Composer, Guitarist)

American

Xu JiaoXu Jiao
(Actor)

Ryan BertrandRyan Bertrand
(Association football player)

British

Elvis DuranElvis Duran
(Radio personality)

American

Rita FaltoyanoRita Faltoyano
(Model)

Hungarian

Continue Reading Below
Rocky FieldingRocky Fielding
(Boxer)

British

Funkmaster FlexFunkmaster Flex
(disc jockey, radio personality)

American

John JarrattJohn Jarratt
(Actor)

Australian

View More
Ferdinand III of CastileFerdinand III of Castile
(King)

Spanish

Paula CreamerPaula Creamer
(Golfer)

American

Venkatesh PrasadVenkatesh Prasad
(Cricketer)

Indian

Louis WainLouis Wain
(Artist, Painter)

British

Andreas WeimannAndreas Weimann
(Association football player)

Austrian

Esteban GutiérrezEsteban Gutiérrez
(Formula One driver)

Mexican

Dale WeiseDale Weise
(Ice hockey player)

Canadian

David HungateDavid Hungate
(Bassist, Musician)

American

Laurent CimanLaurent Ciman
(Association football player)

Belgian

Selma DiamondSelma Diamond
(actor, screenwriter, television actor)

Canadian

Vitus BeringVitus Bering
(Danish explorer)

Russian

Johann Friedrich StruenseeJohann Friedrich Struensee
(Politician, Physician)

German

Personality Traits & Characteristics of Famous People Born on August 5

Personality
August 5th Leos are endowed with high intellect and exceptional sociability. They are great at problem solving and have excellent communication skills. Since these people are born under the zodiac sign Leo, confidence and leadership lies in their genes. Mercury, the ruling planet of this birthday, further adds traits of diplomacy and bravery to August 5th borns thereby making them absolutely unique. Charming in their manners and fun-loving in their disposition, these individuals are courteous, warm, generous and friendly. These people hate to be alone and can sometimes get argumentative and opinionated.

Health
Though they rarely indulge in any sort of exercise or training, individuals born on this date are mostly healthy. This is due to the fact that they stay active physically and never lead a sedentary lifestyle. Though the physical activeness does good for the body, it is the mental stress that causes problem due to the constant need to be on the go. As such, stress and lack of rest or relaxation is common to these people. Also, these people more than often choose convenience food rather than nutritional ones, thereby putting their health in jeopardy.

Finance
Though individuals born on this date are endowed with sound financial condition, this stability once in a while paves way for a crises situation due to over-the-top generosity and sympathy that these individuals feel towards others. These people have the ability to earn money but they also need to learn the importance of staying in budget and managing the finances well.

Career
Any job that provides mental stimulation and satisfaction is ideal for August 5th natives. These people are blessed with great communication skills and thus can do well in professions that utilize their capabilities. Computer based jobs are the best options for those born on August 5th. These individuals use their traits of diplomacy, sociability, enthusiasm and helpfulness in the workplace environment to work their way to success and achievement.

Relationships, Marriage & Children
August 5th individuals fall in love as quickly as they fall out of love. These people are attention and affection seekers. As such, to satiate this craving, they put their heart and soul in romance but fall out the same quickly. August 5th individuals would not readily agree to long term commitment. And even if they do so, they would demand personal space and independence. They seek for partners who are utmost faithful and trustworthy. Interesting and spirited soul mates who are as playful and mischievous as thoughtful are the best match for August 5th natives. They seek for a partner with whom they can lead a harmonious and comfortable lifestyle. As far as parenthood is concerned, these people though loving and caring, have a casual attitude toward their children.

Lucky Colors: Green
Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 23, 32, 41, 50, 68
Lucky Days (of the week): Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Lucky Days (of the month): 5, 15, 23