People born in August are either born under the zodiac sign, Leo or Virgo. Read about their personality traits and characteristics in the article below.

The month of August is dominated by the zodiac sign, Leo, with the last few days falling under Virgo. People born between July 23 and August 21 are considered Leos, whereas, those whose birthdays fall between August 19 and 23 are said to be born on the Leo-Virgo cusp. People born under these two astrological categories differ from each other to a certain degree. A Leo possesses a positive outlook towards life and is very enthusiastic and is full of life. He/she is proud and determined and is also a great achiever who sets examples for others. Leos are genuine friends and are extremely loyal in their relationships. However, their self-centered nature and the tendency to dominate others are among their major negative traits. They are attention-seekers and can be very demanding at times. However, Leos are born leaders and whether consciously or unconsciously, they like to rule.  They are brave and fearless when it comes to confrontation and are natural leaders. They take pride in themselves and possess an extreme sense of supremacy, just like the Lion itself.

Meghan MarkleMeghan Markle, 36
(Actress)

04 August 1981

American

Princess Margaret, Countess of SnowdonPrincess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, 71
(Princess)

21 August 1930

British

Dua LipaDua Lipa, 22
(Singer-songwriter)

22 August 1995

British

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson, 50
(Singer)

29 August 1958

American

Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth, 34
(Actor)

11 August 1983

Australian

Barack ObamaBarack Obama, 56
(44th U.S. President)

04 August 1961

American

Shawn MendesShawn Mendes, 19
(Singer & Songwriter)

08 August 1998

Canadian

Blake LivelyBlake Lively, 30
(Model and Actress)

25 August 1987

American

Kylie JennerKylie Jenner, 20
(Model, Reality Star)

10 August 1997

American

Jason MomoaJason Momoa, 38
(Actor)

01 August 1979

American

Charlize TheronCharlize Theron, 42

07 August 1975

American,South African

Jennifer LawrenceJennifer Lawrence, 27
(Actress)

15 August 1990

American

John McCainJohn McCain, 81
(United States Senator)

29 August 1936

American

Mila KunisMila Kunis, 34
(Actress)

14 August 1983

Ukrainian,American

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato, 25
(Film actress)

20 August 1992

American

Kobe BryantKobe Bryant, 39
(Basketball player)

23 August 1978

American

John MulaneyJohn Mulaney, 35
(Comedian)

26 August 1982

American

Roger FedererRoger Federer, 36
(Tennis Star)

08 August 1981

Swiss

Robert De NiroRobert De Niro, 74
(Actor)

17 August 1943

American

Bebe RexhaBebe Rexha, 28
(Singer)

30 August 1989

American

Sarah Huckabee SandersSarah Huckabee Sanders, 35
(US Political Representative)

13 August 1982

American

Bill ClintonBill Clinton, 71

19 August 1946

American

Cole SprouseCole Sprouse, 25
(Actor)

04 August 1992

American

Sebastian StanSebastian Stan, 35
(Actor)

13 August 1982

Romanian,American

Macaulay CulkinMacaulay Culkin, 37

26 August 1980

American

Sean ConnerySean Connery, 87
(Actor)

25 August 1930

Scottish

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan, 27
(American Spree Killer)

31 August 1969

American

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston, 48
(Singer)

09 August 1963

American

George SorosGeorge Soros, 87

12 August 1930

Hungarian,American

Warren BuffettWarren Buffett, 87
(Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist)

30 August 1930

American

Lyndon B. JohnsonLyndon B. Johnson, 64
(President of the U.S.A)

27 August 1908

American

Patrick SwayzePatrick Swayze, 57
(Actor)

18 August 1952

American

Cameron DiazCameron Diaz, 45

30 August 1972

American

Steve CarellSteve Carell, 55
(Actor, Comedian, Director)

16 August 1962

American

Andy SambergAndy Samberg, 39
(Actor)

18 August 1978

American

Sam ElliottSam Elliott, 73
(Actor)

09 August 1944

American

Robert MuellerRobert Mueller, 73
(Former Director of FBI, Attorney)

07 August 1944

American

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne Cara Delevingne, 25
(Model, Actress)

12 August 1992

British

Ben AffleckBen Affleck, 45
(Actor)

15 August 1972

American

Anna KendrickAnna Kendrick, 32
(Actress)

09 August 1985

American

Mahesh BabuMahesh Babu, 42
(Actor)

09 August 1975

Indian

Magic JohnsonMagic Johnson, 58
(Basketball player)

14 August 1959

American

Chris PineChris Pine, 37
(Actor)

29 August 1980

American

Abigail SpencerAbigail Spencer, 36
(Actress)

04 August 1981

American

Mother TeresaMother Teresa, 87
(Founder of Missionaries of Charity)

26 August 1910

Albanian,Indian

Shania TwainShania Twain, 52

28 August 1965

Canadian

Steve MartinSteve Martin, 72
(Comedian)

14 August 1945

American

Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain, 63
(Basketball Player)

21 August 1936

American

Matthew PerryMatthew Perry, 48
(Actor)

19 August 1969

American

Hulk HoganHulk Hogan, 64
(Professional Wrestler)

11 August 1953

American

Tom BradyTom Brady, 40
(American Football Quarterback)

03 August 1977

American

Andy WarholAndy Warhol, 58
(Pop Artist)

06 August 1928

American

David WalliamsDavid Walliams, 46
(Actor)

20 August 1971

British

James CordenJames Corden, 39
(Actor)

22 August 1978

British

Robert LewandowskiRobert Lewandowski, 29
(Footballer)

21 August 1988

Polish

Usain BoltUsain Bolt, 31
(Olympic athlete)

21 August 1986

Jamaican

River PhoenixRiver Phoenix, 23
(Actor)

23 August 1970

American

James Wong Howe James Wong Howe, 76
(Cinematographer)

28 August 1899

Chinese

Amy AdamsAmy Adams, 43
(Actress)

20 August 1974

American

Vera FarmigaVera Farmiga, 44
(Actress)

06 August 1973

American

Joe JonasJoe Jonas, 28
(Singer)

15 August 1989

American

Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas, 57
(Actor, Director)

10 August 1960

Spanish

Andrew GarfieldAndrew Garfield, 34
(Actor)

20 August 1983

American

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Fidel CastroFidel Castro
(Cuban Revolutionary Leader)

13 August 1926

Cuban

William IV of the United KingdomWilliam IV of the United Kingdom
(King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover)

21 August 1765

British

Thierry HenryThierry Henry
(Former French Footballer)

17 August 1977

French

Saif Ali KhanSaif Ali Khan
(Actor)

16 August 1970

Indian

Richard GereRichard Gere
(Actor & Activist)

31 August 1949

American

Martha StewartMartha Stewart
(TV Show Host)

03 August 1941

American

James CameronJames Cameron
(Filmmaker)

16 August 1954

Canadian

Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski
(French-Polish film director)

18 August 1933

French

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
(American astronaut)

05 August 1930

American

Jacqueline FernandezJacqueline Fernandez
(Actress)

11 August 1985

Sri Lankan

Sean PennSean Penn
(Academy Award Winning Actor)

17 August 1960

American

Halle BerryHalle Berry

14 August 1966

American

People born on the Leo-Virgo cusp can either be extremely sociable or very reticent. In contrast to a proud, romantic and outgoing Leo, those born under the cusp are more practical, self-oriented and meticulous. These individuals possess a combination of the introvert and extrovert tendencies and therefore, are usually very down to earth, rational and at the same time, innovative. They too, like the Leos, are optimistic and prosperous individuals, but tend to overreact in certain situations, especially when something comes in their way of success. Leo/Virgo is a combination of Fire/Earth signs which enables these people to analyze a problem before taking any action. They pay attention to every detail and are extremely vigilant about the decisions they take, which makes them good businesspeople.