Being a Leo born on August 11th, your personality is dominated by optimism and a great sense of humor. While others are tentative to take center stage, you enjoy any chance to make your friends and family laugh. Your loved ones appreciate your witty jokes, but they may value your optimism even more. Even when things seem bleak, you can always find the bright sides of things. These qualities make you a highly sought after friend and companion.

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Your sign's paired element is fire and as a Leo, you actually have the most fundamental relationship with the element. When confronted with challenges, fire's influence within you becomes obvious. While others quit in the face of adversity, you are inspired by a burning passion and enthusiasm. As you embrace fire's qualities positive qualities, you will always be able to work towards achieving your goals. Be aware of fire's negative influence however, as it can stir impatience and impulsivity.

The Sun is the planetary ruler of your sign, but as you are born in the second Decan, or part, of the sign, you also receive planetary influence from Jupiter. The Sun's influence can be witnessed in your individualism, willpower and creativity, while Jupiter's power manifests in your great generosity and optimism. Your unique combination of planetary influence makes you far more optimistic than any of the other Leo Decans. You appreciate life and take care to learn from new people and environments. Continue to embrace your optimism, as you will be surprised how much good fortune will come your way because of it.

A combination of creativity and sociability create a variety of possible career paths for you to take, although it may be difficult to pick one. Your skills are naturally geared towards business, where your determination can become one of your greatest assets. Your compassion may also lead you to a career where helping people is the focus. If you enjoy expressing yourself through writing, look to the career of Alex Haley, who was also born on August 11th, for encouragement. In whichever career you choose, look to the longevity of Hulk Hogan, another of your birthday twins, for inspiration.

The Sabian Symbol for your birthday is American Indians performing a ritual to the sun. There is nothing wrong with finding identification through your spirituality, as this has been a practice of man for centuries. If you haven't already done so, connect with the earth's natural energies because they are a source of harmony.

Here are a few Leo celebrities born on August 11th and their romantic connections and associated sign:

Viola Davis (Leo) and Julius Tennon (Capricorn)
Reverend Jerry Falwell (Leo) and Macel Pate (Libra)

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August 11 is associated with Birthday Number 1
August 11 is associated with Tarot Card 6 of Wands

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