Today we take a look at 21 fictional characters with the Leo zodiac sign. People of this zodiac sign are born between July 23 and August 22.
I mean, if there is one thing we know about Leos, it’s that they love the spotlight. Leos thrive when they are the center of attention. They know how to work a crowd with their warmth, charisma, and infectious enthusiasm for life.
The symbol of the Leo zodiac sign is the lion, which perfectly embodies the characteristics of this fiery sign. Lions, just like Leos, are natural-born leaders, as kings of the jungle, they are top of the food chain and within their pride, they have a matriarchal leader. Lions can be overprotective of their loved ones, just like people born under the star sign.
When Leo takes some of their confidence and attention-seeking behavior too far, they can become arrogant, self-centered, and, occasionally stubborn.
From Harry Potter, who is always there for his friends and even the entire wizarding world, to Donna Paulsen, who is fiercely devoted to Harvey Spectre, Leos are incredibly loyal and popular people.
Harry Potter from Harry Potter (July 31, 1980)
Harry Potter is a Leo. He is kind and caring and he has a boyish charm, just like a Leo. People of this zodiac sign are typically very giving in terms of their time, loyalty, and money, which is 100% our favorite wizard, who from the first encounter on the Hogwarts Express, was happy to buy the sweets for Ron Weasley. Leos naturally attract attention and tend to become quite popular within their social circles, just as Harry Potter was the most famous person in the wizarding world. He was also brave, and protective, but he could occasionally be arrogant and self-centered, like a typical Leo.
Robin Scherbatsky from How I Met Your Mother (July 23, 1980)
Robin Scherbatsky is another Leo fictional character. As a Leo zodiac sign, she has a fearless and somewhat bold nature. Robin Scherbatsky marches to the beat of her own drum and lives life in a way that she feels makes sense. Leos have an adventurous soul Leos and personality characteristics that encourage them to travel. We saw this with Robin after her breakup with Ted, when she decided to travel to Argentina as an escape. Female Leos are fearless and independent, which are personality traits seen in Robin Scherbatcky.
Peter Parker, AKA Spiderman from Spiderman (August 10, 2001)
Peter Parker, AKA Spiderman, is a Leo. There are a number of different versions of Spiderman, but ultimately he has Leo characteristics throughout. Leos are known for being outgoing and ambitious. While Peter Parker himself is quite a shy character, Spiderman is incredibly self-assured and confident. Compassion and drive and traits often found in a Leo and we can see them in Spiderman too, who works hard to save the world. Spiderman is also well-liked and charming, which are key personality traits of the popular Leos.
Polly Gray from Peaky Blinders (Unknown)
Polly Gray was most likely a Leo. As the matriarch of the Shelby family, Polly Gray was a dominant yet charming personality within the Peaky Blinder. Female Leos undeniably have strong survival skills and a fierce sense of matriarchal protection over their family, like Aunt Polly does over Michael Gray. She is fiercely proud of herself and her family too, and she exudes an enviable self-confidence. Big-hearted, caring, and devoted to the people she loves, Polly Gray is a true Leo.
Neville Longbottom from Harry Potter (July 30, 1980)
Born one day before Harry Potter himself, Neville Longbottom is another Leo character. Neville Longbottom has many things in common with Harry Potter, not just their zodiac signs. While Neville didn’t often find himself in as many deadly situations as Harry, he showed true bravery and spirit in many ways throughout his time at Hogwarts. From standing up to him in the Sorcerer’s Stone to killing Nagini in the Battle of Hogwarts, Leos are brave and courageous people. Not only this, the symbol of Neville’s Hogwarts House, Gryffindor, is the lion. Lions historically represent courage, regality, and power. The Gryffindor motto is “Their daring, nerve and chivalry set Gryffindors apart”.
Derek Shepherd from Grey’s Anatomy (Unknown)
There’s no other zodiac sign for the most charismatic fictional surgeon ever than Leo. Derek Shepherd embodied the Leo zodiac sign. He had a kind, caring nature and a magnetic charm. As a natural-born leader, people throughout the hospital looked up to Derek. Whether it was colleagues or patients, Derek won over the hearts of many. There were a few unhealthy typically Leo personality traits exhibited by Derek Shepherd too. Many people believe he had a god complex and could be particularly arrogant. He often thought he was a better surgeon than others and he was stubborn when it came to following his method of doing things.
Cruella from Cruella (August 7, 1952)
Cruella is a Leo character. She is persevering and determined, making Cruella essentially unstoppable when it comes to reaching her goals of getting off the streets and becoming big in the fashion world. When a Leo sets out to achieve something, they aren’t going to stop until it’s done, and this can certainly be seen with Cruella. Leos are known to be attention-seeking and this is something Cruella craved and adored, but at the same time, she looked down on other people.
Terry Jeffords from Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Unknown)
Terry Jeffords is probably a Leo zodiac sign. He is a caring and hardworking cop who is well-liked by people in the precinct, just like a typical Leo. Leo is represented by the lion, which means they are fearless and protective over their pride. Terry Jeffords is protective over his colleagues. He offers his support to the group by consoling them, lending advice, and just listening to them when they have a problem. He is a fearsome man who would do anything to protect his squad.
Love Quinn from You (Unknown)
Love Quinn was a typical Leo. She was fiercely independent and incredibly protective of her younger twin brother, Forty Quinn. As a Leo zodiac sign, Love Quinn was also passionate about lots of things in life, baking, food, her brother, and Joe! Lots of Love Quinn’s personality traits were unhealthy too. As a Leo zodiac sign, Love Quinn was determined and confident in her abilities. However, she craved attention and this could be taken to the extreme. People of the Leo zodiac sign can be self-absorbed at times, allowing pride and vanity to drive their decisions.
Chris Traeger from Parks and Recreation (26 July 1967)
Chris Traeger is a Leo. Determined and confident in his abilities, Chris is comfortable in positions that involve making decisions, which is typical of people born under this zodiac sign. He has a charisma that draws people to him, both when it comes to his professional and personal life. Leos typically sees things in a positive light and are noted for demonstrating an enthusiasm for life. Chris Traeger is known for his extremely optimistic attitude… and also his deep obsession with health and fitness!
Ginny Weasley from Harry Potter (August 11, 1981)
Born in August, just over one year after Harry Potter, Ginny Weasley is a Leo. She shares many things in common with Harry Potter, and her zodiac sign is another one of them! We don’t see enough of Ginny Weasley in the books so we’re using her characteristics from the books. Ginny Weasley is smart, powerful, funny, and charming, which is why everybody loves her, and she gets a lot of attention from different male characters throughout the books. Leos are protective and have no problem standing up for themselves or the people they care about, which can be seen with Ginny Weasley throughout all of the books.
John B. Routledge from Outer Banks (Unknown)
John B. Routledge is probably a Leo zodiac sign. Leos are natural-born leaders, like John B, who is the leader of The Pogues and they all look up to him. He is big-hearted and generous too. Leos are notoriously one of the most loyal of the twelve zodiac signs and John B would do anything for The Pogues and Sarah Cameron. Leo is represented by the lion, and lions are protective animals, particularly of their family and heard, just like John B.
Donna Paulsen from Suits (Unknown)
Donna Paulsen is most likely a Leo. She is a fabulously sassy, organized COO who shows fierce loyalty, and integrity throughout her career and in her personal life. Leos stand tall and fierce against injustice, which Donna fights for daily throughout the series. She has a big heart and a natural charm. Donna even said of herself, “what really makes me special is my intuition and my empathy and my heart,” which are typical personality traits of people born under this zodiac sign.
Sulley from Monsters, Inc. (August, 17)
Born in mid-August, James P. Sullivan, AKA Sulley, is a Leo character from Monsters, Inc. Sulley is good-natured, hardworking, devoted, and confident, and loves his job as a Scarer. Sulley is one of the most famous monsters in the world of Monsters, Inc. Leos are often popular and well-liked. As Sulley is the monster who brings in the most scares, always topping the list as Top Scarer, everyone knows him and wants to spend time with him.
Margaery Tyrell from Game of Thrones (Unknown)
Margaery Tyrell is most likely a Leo. She is incredibly generous, as seen from her caring nature when it comes to the villagers which was a stark contrast to Joffrey Baratheon’s behavior. People born under the Leo zodiac sign are typically very giving in terms of their advice, time, and money. Margaery Tyrell has a kind nature and a magnetic charm which makes the people of King’s Landing love her and she was much more relatable than the Lannister family. Margaery sought power and leadership on her quest to become queen, whether it was married to Joffrey or Tommen.
Patrick Star from Spongebob Squarepants (August 17, 1984)
Patrick Star is a Leo. He is definitely not your typical Leo, but he was born on 17 August and therefore he is! There are a few traits of the Leo zodiac sign that Patrick Star does have. He and SpongeBob SquarePants, a Gemini, have been best friends since they were born. In typical Leo fashion, Patrick Star is the ultimate loyal friend. His loyalty to his best friend has proven time and time again. The characteristics of a Leo that Patrick Star is missing are intelligence, enthusiasm for life and his love of the spotlight.
Jean Milburn from Sex Education (Unknown)
Jean Milburn is most likely a Leo. People are drawn to the warm and thoughtful nature of Leos, so it’s no wonder that people love Jean Milburn. She seeks knowledge about life and people and she is keen to understand Otis and her clients. Leos are at their best when giving advice, just like Jean Milburn, who is a sex therapist. Her advice is usually delivered in a detached and non-personal way.
Hans Westergaard from Frozen (Unknown)
Hans Westergaard is a classic example of what an unhealthy Leo character looks like. Hans Westergaard had a tough upbringing where he was deprived of love and neglected by his brothers. Leos crave power, as they usually command attention from others effortlessly. Therefore, Hans’ lack of attention from his family made him jealous and even more hungry for power and he set his sights on marrying a Princess. Toxic Leos want good things to happen to them and only to them. Leos are intelligent manipulators who use their skills to get to the top. Hans Westergaard used these personality traits to trick Anna.
Skyler White from Breaking Bad (August 11, 1970)
Skyler White’s star sign is Leo. Leos are proud owners of sharp minds, just like Skyler White. It’s fair to say that Skyler wasn’t the most loved character in Breaking Bad, however, she utilized her sharp mind for some quick thinking and brainstorming new ideas. When she finds out about Walter White’s meth business, she quickly helps take things to the next level with her intelligence. Skyler is also incredibly stubborn and over-protective of those closest to her, just like a Leo.
Mufasa from The Lion King (Unknown)
Mufasa was, unsurprisingly, most likely a Leo. As the symbol of this zodiac sign is the lion, it makes sense that the ultimate king of Pride Rock was a Leo. He is everything a good leader should be, like people born under the Leo zodiac sign. He was brave, wise, calm, kind, and caring. Leos make such good leaders because they are popular and well-liked. Musafa keeps a certain type of peace between the animals of Pride Rock.
Morpheus from The Matrix (Unknown)
Morpheus is probably a Leo. Morpheus was known to be a truly inspirational leader and teacher to many people, just like people born under this sign. Morpheus lead the majority of his crew who admired his leadership skills, to the extent that Tank commented that Morpheus was a father to them, as well as a leader. He teaches Neo what he knows and guides him to the right path, then steps aside and lets Neo proceed on his own.
Fictional Leo characters and the zodiac signs of other characters
Leo is the zodiac sign that belongs to the Fire element of astrology, along with Aries and Sagittarius. You can check our post about 21 fictional Aries characters and 21 fictional Sagittarius characters to learn more about the Fire zodiac signs.