August 10 Zodiac: Sign Personality Traits, Compatibility and More

Written by August Croft
Updated: July 31, 2023
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Key Points

  • Leos born on August 10th are charismatic, confident, and natural leaders, often drawn to careers in the arts or as CEOs and business owners.
  • Ruled by the sun, Leos are warm, generous, and compassionate friends, making them some of the most loyal companions in the zodiac.
  • An August 10th Leo’s connection to the number 1 in numerology signifies strong self-expression, leadership, and a need for humility.
  • In love, Leos are bold, generous, and reliable, if not a bit boastful.

What’s it like, to be a Leo? If you’re an August 10 zodiac sign, you can answer this question better than most! Leo season spans from July 22nd to roughly August 22nd, depending on the year you were born and where the planets happened to be on your date of birth. Astrology is all about planets, after all– but what might it have to say about your personality and preferences?

A Leo is particularly compatible with an Aries or Libra.

Whether you have an interest in astrology or simply want to learn more about yourself, we’re going to take an in-depth and detailed look at what it might be like to be a Leo born on August 10th. We’ll gain even more insight when we turn to symbology and numerology for answers too. Let’s get started and talk about all things Leo now!

August 10 Zodiac Sign: Leo

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There is a magnetism and charisma inside every Leo, particularly a Leo born on August 10th. They command a room with their presence, their confidence, their sense of self.

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The fifth sign of the zodiac, Leos come after compassionate and changeable Cancer on the astrological wheel. Leos learn compassion and the value of emotional shifts from the crab, taking this information and making it their own. While Cancers prefer to analyze their own emotions, Leos use their emotional intelligence to engage with others. “Engage” is a very important word for this extroverted sign of the zodiac.

Leos are incredibly capable performers, especially among people they long to impress. There is a magnetism and charisma inside every Leo, particularly a Leo born on August 10th. They command a room with their presence, their confidence, their sense of self. Plus, Leos look good doing it. The glamor and fashion sense of the average Leo is often unparalleled. They understand the importance of looking the part as well as playing the part!

Speaking of, the concept of play is very important to a Leo. This sign works hard, to be sure, but they prefer to play harder. Indulging in life’s pleasures is key to a Leo, especially when you consider how closely linked they are to the fifth house of pleasure and fun! Bright as the sun, Leos are flashy and effervescent when they are living their lives to the fullest. 

There’s an even greater connection Leos have to the sun beside their bold and warm personalities. Because Leos are in fact ruled by the sun, the very center of our solar system!

Ruling Planets of an August 10 Zodiac: the Sun

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Everything about a Leo is infused with warmth and life, something this optimistic sign longs to share with others.

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Every astrological sign calls one, or occasionally two, planets their ruler. Leo is special in that the sun is their ruling planet. The center of our universe, the sun gives our planet life, heat, and purpose. Leos are much the same in this respect. This sign of the zodiac lives to be the center of their universe. The more planets (or people) orbiting them, the better they feel! 

Much of this satisfaction comes from a Leo’s desire for approval; the rest comes from their performative natures. Leos are natural superstars thanks to the sun. They aren’t afraid of attention or acclaim. In fact, they crave it. A Leo is easily corrupted by their need for both success and fame, something that they’ll need to pay attention to throughout their life. The sun wants others to see just how brightly it shines; so too, do Leos!

While so much of this may make a Leo seem selfish and egotistical, this is often far from the case. Leos burn so brightly to keep those closest to them warm. This is a generous and giving sign of the zodiac; they are endlessly loyal to those they love. Everything about a Leo is infused with warmth and life, something this optimistic sign longs to share with others. Leos make some of the greatest and most compassionate friends in the entire zodiac.

August 10 Zodiac: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Personality of a Leo

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Change can be difficult for a Leo.

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To fully understand a Leo, we must look at this sign’s element and modality. Leos are a fire sign, joining Aries and Sagittarius in bravery and confidence. All of these signs have a few things in common: high energy levels, curious natures, and competitive inspirations. Fire signs make some of the best leaders in the zodiac because of their confident charms, tireless work ethics, and straightforward natures.

To pair with this fiery energy, Leos are of a fixed modality. Other fixed signs of the zodiac include Aquarius, Scorpio, and Taurus. All of these signs are known for their reliability, stability, predictability, and stubbornness. A Leo represents these things through their loyalty, pillar-like reliability, and their resistance to being told what to do. Change can be difficult for a Leo, especially if the promptings for change come from a source other than themselves!

Still though, Leos remain flexible in their creativity and perseverance. This is a sign that commits to something for the long haul. The lion isn’t afraid of hard work, so long as they have plenty of time to enjoy life too! In many ways, Leos prefer high-paying careers so that they can afford a glamorous, luxurious lifestyle. Leos don’t like to be handed things. They prefer to work for it and then flaunt what they have earned through their own hard work.

Bragging can be a weakness of Leo. This sign isn’t afraid to talk themselves up. But underneath the surface of every Leo is an insecurity that they are still not good enough. Despite being their own cheerleader, Leos often need outside approval to feel confident and calm in their own skin. Leos are always “on” in order to get that sort of reassurance from others.

August 10 Zodiac: Numerological Significance of the Number 1

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A Leo born on August 10th may have a strong sense of self, and this is likely a belief they’ve held their entire life.

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If you’re a Leo with a birthday on August 10th, how are you different from other Leos? When we turn to numerology and angel numbers for answers, we need to address the number 1 in your birthday. Most concepts in numerology come from single-digit numbers, so when we reduce 10 to 1, we can glean a lot of information about this specific Leo birthday!

In numerology, the number 1 is endlessly confident in itself. Angel number 111 speaks of your inner strength and trusting your intuition. From an astrological perspective, the number 1 can be best represented by Aries, the first sign of the zodiac. Likewise, the first house references the self: your personality, motivations, and how you interpret life. When found in a Leo birthday, the number 1 is powerful and speaks of true leadership.

A Leo born on August 10th may have a strong sense of self, and this is likely a belief they’ve held their entire life. This is a person who knows how to express themselves clearly, authentically, and bravely. Leos already have these qualities, but an August 10th Leo will be even more driven by the number 1 to express their truest selves often! You don’t have to tell this Leo twice when it comes to taking charge.

While being confident and having the ability to trust your own instincts is important, Leos born on August 10th may struggle with selfishness and the inability to ask for help. No one can be so strong all of the time. It may behoove this particular Leo birthday to practice humility and realism when considering your own limitations and abilities.

Career Paths for an August 10 Zodiac Sign

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There is a charisma and a confidence in this Leo that is irresistible, making them natural political leaders and authorities in the workplace.

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An August 10th Leo has endless star power. Given their connection to the number 1, this Leo birthday understands exactly how they come across to others and they have the confidence to enact whatever they desire. There is a charisma and a confidence in this Leo that is irresistible, making them natural political leaders and authorities in the workplace. Becoming a CEO or business owner will come naturally to this Leo birthday.

Likewise, acting and influencing will be easy routes for this sign to take when it comes to their career. As a fixed sign, Leos prefer to stick with one particular career or job type for much of their life. They aren’t worried about maintaining their career, so long as they are receiving the praise and acclaim they need to keep maintaining their tireless energy. Social media stardom and acting on stage or screen will easily motivate a Leo sun.

Other creative endeavors will appeal to a Leo as well. Whether it be painting, singing, playing an instrument, designing, or dancing, Leos are drawn to the arts of all kinds. It’s important for a Leo to pursue a career in the arts so long as they get consistent recognition for their work. If their creative endeavors don’t get noticed, many Leos may grow despondent in their career and will likely pursue less fulfilling things.

August 10 Zodiac in Relationships and Love

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Many Leos long for soulmates or lasting love, something that is as dramatic, glamorous, and stable as they are. But this often results in unmatched expectations.

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Leos value romantic relationships highly. When in love, Leos are devoted, loyal, and proud of their relationship, the person they’re with, and the affection they feel for this person. Many Leos long for soulmates or lasting love, something that is as dramatic, glamorous, and stable as they are. But it’s important for a Leo sun to recognize that their expectations might be incredibly high for the average person.

This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, because Leos give as much as they get. But it can be tricky, dating a Leo at first. Their confidence and charm attract a variety of people to them; it’s easy for this fire sign to connect. But maintaining these connections can be more difficult. When the confident mask falls away from Leo, many people struggle with their vulnerabilities, particularly when paired with their romantic ideations.

Still though, pleasing a Leo is easier than you think. And loving a Leo born on August 10th will always feel rewarding, reciprocal, and reliable. While this person will want to be the center of your world, Leos always help their partners shine (almost) as brightly as them!

Matches and Compatibility for August 10 Zodiac Signs

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When it comes to their passion for life and one another, Aries-Leo matches are often unparalleled.

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Dating someone with the confidence and personality of a Leo can be tricky to match. However, all signs of the zodiac are capable of making a relationship work with any sign, no matter what you’ve heard! Some matches for Leo are simply faster matches, and potentially longer-lasting.

For example, fire signs communicate in a similar matter which means there are fewer misunderstandings. Air signs inspire fire signs with their unique ways of thinking. Water signs can dampen a fire sign’s spirit but will lend them emotional maturity. And earth signs can smother fire signs but ground them in reality at the same time.

When we consider an August 10th Leo in particular, here are some signs of the zodiac that might make the most romantic matches:

  • Aries. The first sign of the zodiac, Aries and Leos born on August 10th have a natural connection. When it comes to their passion for life and one another, Aries-Leo matches are often unparalleled. It is easy for these signs to communicate, despite their habit of butting heads when it comes to who’s in charge! This is a match that will remain romantic and optimistic for a long while.
  • Libra. Leo and Libra matches are strong and rooted in an appreciation for the arts. Libras are cardinal like Aries, so they may also butt heads with Leo from time to time when it comes to who’s leading. However, Libras value harmony and glamor, something that will keep a Leo happy for a long-term match.

Historical Figures and Celebrities Born on August 10th

Who else is a Leo born on August 10th? Whether it’s celebrities, scientists, or important political players, there are a number of well-known people that call August 10th their birthday. Here are some of the most historical and infamous; we can’t list them all!:

  • William Howe (military leader)
  • Carl Friedrich Weitzmann (composer)
  • Henri Nestlé (industrialist)
  • Charles Keene (artist)
  • Alexander Glazunov (pianist)
  • Herbert Hoover (US President)
  • Leo Fender (inventor)
  • Jimmy Dean (singer)
  • Betsy Johnson (designer)
  • Ronnie Spector (singer)
  • Antonio Banderas (actor)
  • Suzanne Collins (author)
  • Justin Theroux (actor)
  • Devon Aoki (supermodel)
  • Kylie Jenner (TV personality)

Important Events That Occurred on August 10th

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On this day in 1993, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was officially sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice.

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Remaining significant throughout history, there’s no telling how many important events will happen on August 10th in the future! Here’s what’s happened on this day in the past, from natural disasters to political moves:

  • 1793: the Louvre officially opened as a museum
  • 1821: Missouri officially became a state
  • 1932: The Lego Group is officially founded
  • 1993: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was officially sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice
  • 2013: in Indonesia, the Paluweh volcano erupted
  • 2017: a fruitcake from the Robert F. Scott expedition to Antarctica was discovered, over 100 years later
  • 2019: Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China
  • 2021: Andrew Cuomo officially announced his resignation as Governor of New York

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August Croft is a writer at A-Z Animals where their primary focus is on astrology, symbolism, and gardening. August has been writing a variety of content for over 4 years and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theater from Southern Oregon University, which they earned in 2014. They are currently working toward a professional certification in astrology and chart reading. A resident of Oregon, August enjoys playwriting, craft beer, and cooking seasonal recipes for their friends and high school sweetheart.

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