The month of August has two zodiac signs: Leo and Virgo. Leos are born from July 24 to Aug. 23, and Virgos are born Aug. 24 to Sept. 23. Leo is the fifth element of the zodiac, and Virgo is the sixth.
The zodiac element for Leo is fire, and the element for Virgo is earth. The totems for Leo and Virgo are the lion and the virgin respectively. The brightest star in the Leo constellation is Regulus, and the Virgo constellation's brightest star is Spica. Although Leos and Virgos share the birth month of August, they have different personalities. Leos are typically extroverted and sociable, but Virgos are usually introverted and shy.