What Do You Have In Common With These Famous Leos?
We all know who the Leos in our lives are because they are the pesados that make it impossible to ignore them. Leos like to be the center of attention, and the ones that aren’t extroverts have very painful, self-involved angst. You know I’m right.
Pues, it’s no sorpresa that so many of the celebrities who we love to love are creative, passionate, regal Leos.
1. Demi Lovato
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Our one true love Demi Lovato is as Leo as they get. She doesn’t just act like a Queen: she is a Reina. She even stays open and humble with her struggle with drug addiction. Lovato was born August 20th, 1992 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2. Gina Rodriguez
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Born on July 30, 1984, Rodriguez is the Boricua spiritual gangster we all love to watch on “Jane the Virgin.” She was born and raised dancing and competing in salsa, so she really knows how to liven up a party. You go, Gina.
3. Jennifer Lopez
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If you need convincing that all your kids need to strategically be Leos, know that they can share a sign with J.Lo. Born on July 24, 1969 in The Bronx, she is the New Yorican all of our New Yorican mamas aspires to be.
4. Rico Rodriguez
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Rodriguez is not a baby anymore. Born on July 31, 1998 in Bryan, Texas, we’ve watched Rico grow up playing Manny Delgado on “Modern Family” alongside Sofia Vergara The adorable scene stealer is a classic Leo.
5. Francia Raísa
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Born July 26, 1988 in Los Angeles, Raisa is best known for her role on “Bring It On: All Or Nothing,” but she’s also been slaying in “Dear White People” and “Grown-ish.” Oh, and like a true loyal Leo, Raisa donated her kidney to her best friend, Selena Gomez.
6. Jackie Cruz
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The Dominican princess, Jackie Cruz, is best known as Flaca from “Orange is the New Black,” and girl grew up between Los Angeles and Santiago, Dominican Republic. Thankfully, Cruz was born a Leo filled with the self-confidence to make it during times where she was homeless. Look at her now: La Reina of the jungle.
7. Bruna Marquezine
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Marquezine is a phenomenally successful Brazilian model, born in Rio de Janeiro on August 4, 1995. She’s also made a play at telenovelas, and is very obviously a goddess.
8. Demián Bichir
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Leos are known for their big presence. Mexican-American actor Bichir is best known for playing Fidel Castro in “Che.” He made it big in telenovelas and eventually made his way into Hollywood.
9. Bianca Santos
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We recognize Santos as Lexi Rivera from “The Fosters,” which if you haven’t binged yet and love yourself of female-led queer dramas, watch it. Santos is half Brazilian and half Cuban and full television rock star.
10. Christian Chavez
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Christian Chavez is best known for his role on “Rebelde,” but he’s also a trailblazer for the LGBTQ community. The story of the Leo is a Lion in a cave, who nests in a cave to find comfort during hard times, but eventually walking out withsd dignity. While Chavez was legally married to his husband, he denied rumors of his homosexuality but eventually came out in a big way.
11. Carlos Vives
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Carlos Vives has been rocking the radio for our mamis for decades. Besides Jesus, he is probably the only man with long hair your mother ever loved. You can celebrate this man on August 7 every year.
12. Juan Pablo Di Pace
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He is Fernando on “Fuller House” and he’s also a Leo that worships the sun that rules him. Born on July 25, 1979, Argentinian actor is known for his roles in “Survival Island” and “Mamma Mia!”
13. Jose Fernandez
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This dreamy player for FC Barcelona is the epitome of Leos. He is always taking initiative and has become an important member of the soccer club.
14. Rodrigo Santoro
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Born on August 22, 1975, Santoro is a cusper. He’s starred in so many films, we can’t keep track but he was most recently made famous by his role as Hector Escaton in HBO’s “Westworld.”
15. Carlos PenaVega
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Born on August 15 in Columbia, Missouri, PenaVega is Venezuelan and Dominican and a Nickelodeon actor married to actress Alexa Vega. They now share a YouTube channel where they can share all the glory called LexLovesLos.
16. Meagan Good
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You may have blocked puertoriqueña Meagan Good from your mind after watching her star in “Saw V,” but then you remembered how bae and talented she is in movies like “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” and “The Obama Effect.”
17. Hulk Hogan
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Born Terry Gene Bollea on August 11, 1953, to a French, Italian and Panamanian family. He really brought the mania in Panamania to a the wrestling ring.
18. Alejandro González Iñárritu
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Mexican film director and producer has brought more than one Leo to larger than life. He directed “The Revenant,” “Babel,” and “Birdman.”
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You definitely remember Kelis from her hit single “Milkshake” and all the boys it brought to the yard. It is one of the most iconic songs from our youths even though we didn’t really know what they were talking about. Not only is she a singer, Kelis is a Le Cordon Bleu trained chef and that’s something to be proud of.
20. Pepe Aguilar
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No list of Leos is complete without the one and only Pepe Aguilar. The ranchera star was born on August 7, 1968, just seven years after Vives.