August 8 Birthday Astrology

The astrological symbol for Leo, the fifth sign of the year, is the lion. Numerology Sign/Flickr (CC By 2.0)

Leos born on August 8 can seem unemotional or even distant but are simply self-disciplined and in control of themselves. Although they are often forced to climb the hard road to success, they actually wouldn't have it any other way. An eagerness to feel as if they have earned every opportunity they receive is in their character.

Friends and Lovers


Friendship is an important part of life for August 8 natives, but it doesn't keep them from speaking their minds about issues that could be a source of controversy between them and their pals. In love, they are strongly marriage-minded. Once they fall in love, they want to settle down and make a home.

Children and Family

August 8 natives usually display their strong leadership abilities while still children. Unfortunately, they may seek to impress their attitudes on their own children, who may be much more light-hearted.


August 8 people have a sensible approach to keeping fit, especially if they're at genetic risk for an illness or disease. They should make weight-bearing exercise and aerobic workout part of their daily routine.

Career and Finances

August 8 natives have a take-charge attitude and do well in careers where they are responsible for motivating others. They are conservative about money matters. They rarely make any serious mistakes concerning their financial position.

Dreams and Goals

August 8 individuals achieve success one step at a time. They don't look for shortcuts, believing that hard work and good planning are what make dreams come true. They're likely to achieve their dreams, though they seldom go beyond them.



Jill M. Phillips is the author of hundreds of articles on astrology as well as dozens of books. She has regularly written forecast columns for Astrology: Your Daily Horoscope.