Joy Sujintana Kansakarn for MamásLatinas

Let's face it, people born under the zodiac sign Leo are on another level. The sign is represented by the lion, who is known as the king of the jungle. Leos usually possess that strong, determined, and regal quality that the animal is known to have. People who are born under this star sign are often known to be self-motivated, hardworking, driven and they have a charm about them that's simply hard to resist. And if you personally know any Leos--you know just how proud they are of their sign.

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Leos sure know how to put in the work to become the best at whatever they do. From former President Barack Obama to Jennifer Lopez and Kylie Jenner, it seems like excellence comes second nature to people born between July 23 and August 22. And there's just so many of them in Hollywood!

Now that Leo season is almost in full swing, it's time to look at celebrities born on one of those days and examine whether or not they possess the traits that are often tied to Leos. One person on this list is on the road to becoming the youngest self-made billionaire and there are others who have already won multiple Oscars and countless Grammys.

Another on the list has dealt with a lot of personal struggles in her life but continues to push through and excel, no matter what.

These celebs are resilient, charming, talented and fully dedicated to their craft. People born under this star sign are also known to be kind-hearted and given, and celebrities like Sandra Bullock and others surely fit that description. Click through to see which of your favorite celebrities are Leos. 

Barack Obama has the Leo's drive & charm. 1

Regardless of how you feel about President Obama's time in the White House, one thing is undeniable: He's one of the most charming presidents we've ever had. Obama was born on August 4, 1961, and prior to being president of the United States he was already super accomplished. He graduated from Harvard Law School and served in the Illinois Senate for years.   


Jennifer Lopez wasn't born to be average. 2

J.Lo works works her butt off. The triple-threat is constantly working on multiple projects at a time, from a Las Vegas residency to two TV shows and movies--all while raising her twins, Max and Emme. Jen, who was born on July 24, 1969, has broken movie and music records and continues to leave everyone in awe with her accomplishments. She sure has the drive and that undeniable essence only a Leo can posses. 


Demi Lovato has the heart of a lion. 3

The singer, who was born on August 20, 1992, has been through a lot in her short life but she's still standing. She has been open about her past struggles and continues to move forward and succeed in her career, no matter what. She even has a giant tattoo of a lion on her hand. Now that's devotion to your sign.

Juanes was born on August 9, 1972. 4

When the Colombiano first burst into the music scene, it was hard to escape his songs. He quickly climbed to the top of the charts and became a household name--like a true Leo. 


Gina Rodriguez is a true fighter. 5

The Golden Globe-winning actress came into Hollywood with a mission to break the mold for Latino actors in the industry. Gina, who was born on July 30, 1984, continues to uplift others on her way to the top, and that's a true Leo. 


Ben Affleck plays & works hard. 6

While Ben Affleck has a bit of a reputation as a bad boy, no one should forget just how accomplished he is. He already has two Oscars under his belt, plus three Golden Globe awards, two BAFTA awards and two Screen Actors Guild awards. He was born on August 15, 1972, and the fact that he and ex Jennifer Lopez are strongheaded Leos is perhaps the reason why they ultimately didn't work out. 


No one pushes the envelope quite like Madonna. 7

Madonna, who was born on August 16, 1958, has been trailblazing since she started her career. No one has quite challenged society like the singer, and she's the perfect example that Leos make their own rules. 

Kylie Jenner has quickly become a huge success. 8

In July 2018 it was determined that the Kylie Cosmetics founder was on her way to becoming the youngest self-made billionaire ever, all before her 21st birthday. The makeup mogul lives life on her own terms and has built quite an empire along the way.


Belinda is not afraid to stand alone. 9

The Mexican beauty, who was born on August 15, 1989, has been deflecting haters since she was a child star. She kind of even resembles a lion in this pic, right?

Alejandro González Iñárritu is one powerful Leo. 10

Alejandro González Iñárritu is one powerful Leo.

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The Mexican director, born August 15, 1963, is the true definition of Leo excellence. He already has five Academy Awards to his name for his films like The Revenant.


Jennifer Lawrence has the confidence of a Leo. 11

J. Law can walk into any room and you can bet on it that she'll always say what's on her mind. Leos are honest and straightforward and the Oscar-winner, born on August 15, 1990, is no exception. 

Zion is also a Leo. 12

The Puerto Rican singer, who was born on August 5, 1981, is half of the reggaeton duo Zion y Lennox. The duo has been around for years making a name for themselves with their music. 


Marlene Favela is a timeless beauty. 13

Marlene, who was born on August 5, 1976, has been acting in telenovelas for what seems like forever, and her classic beauty is for sure a Leo characteristic. 

Antonio Banderas is also part of the Leo club. 14

Antonio has been in the movie industry for more than three decades. The Spaniard, who was born on August 10, 1960, has stolen women's hearts all over the world with his incredible good looks and the confidence that oozes out of his pores. 


Robert De Niro isn't afraid to lose a few friends. 15

Robert De Niro isn't afraid to lose a few friends.

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The actor, who was born August 17, 1943, has the courage of a Leo. He has used his voice to speak out against injustices and things he doesn't agree with, especially Donald Trump, and never backs down. 

No one brings the good vibes quite like Carlos Vives. 16

Leos are known for their positivity and their joyful personas, and Carlos Vives--born August 7, 1961--has been sharing that with the world through his music for decades.


Chris Hemsworth is part of the Leo squad. 17

Born on August 11, 1983, the Thor star was definitely blessed with the good looks that make Leos so swoon-worthy.

Sandra Bullock has a kind heart. 18

The actress was born on July 26, 1964, and aside from being an Oscar-winning actor, she also is known for her kindness and generosity. Like most Leos, the Gravity star is constantly involved in efforts to assist people in need. She has worked with the Red Cross, and has donated to important causes including helping people dealing with natural disasters, like the earthquake in Haiti and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.


There's just something about Ana Patricia Gámez. 19

There's a quality about Ana Patricia that makes it hard to look away from her. Whether it's her beauty or her adorable personality, the TV host has stolen the hearts of millions of viewers who tune in to watch her on Despierta America every morning.

Chiquinquirá Delgado is a true optimist. 20

Despite having to deal with two divorces in her past, Chiqui--born on August 17, 1972--still chose to believe in love. Leos are known to be optimistic, and the TV host showed just how much by finding love again with Jorge Ramos. So cute! 


Whitney Houston was born on August 9, 1963. 21

With one of the most recognizable voices in music, Whitney is one of the most talented singers of all time. Not only that, but her strong personality and quick-witted humor show the real Leo in her. 

Fernando Del Rincón is super resilient. 22

The journalist has had an exemplary career on various news programs on the Spanish-language TV networks. The CNN personality, born August 18, 1969, showed his optimism after he dealt with health complications in 2018.  Although he said it was serious, he expressed just how grateful he was to be alive.