As a Leo born on August 5th, your personality is dominated by your humorous and optimistic nature. While others choose to stay on the sidelines, you gravitate to the spotlight. You love to make people laugh and always try to impress your peers with quick whit and clever observations. While this attribute is enough to gain you many friends, people also appreciate your positive outlook. Your close friends and family never seem to get over your ability to make the best out of a bad situation.