Leo’s are the center of attention so it makes sense that the main character would be a Leo. While Leos usually have a pompous air, they aren’t egomaniacs. They are natural born leaders, and people look to you to show them the way. The book makes it clear that Harry is the leader of the group. The plus side of being these qualities are that you attract loyal friends, who you’ll do anything to protect. Ron and Hermione are some of the most loyal friends, and for Harry to get not only one but two best mates, that would follow him on any adventure, he must have a presence that makes people want to follow him. The downside is that it seems like everything is always happening to you. Luckily, they’ve got the strength of character to weather any storm (but seriously, you wouldn’t mind taking a break from the spotlight once in a while). A personality trait that most Leos have is that they embrace being the center of attention. Harry doesn’t love the spotlight, it just kind of finds him.
Most of the personality traits of a Leo fit Harry perfectly. With everything from his leadership ability and loyalty, to his need to be in charge and sometimes off-putting dominance, Harry Potter is a natural born Leo.
Taurus’s are dependable (or as some might put it, stubborn), and you make great friends. They like comforts to enjoy the comforts of life and you wouldn’t turn down a little extra cash so some people mistake them for shallow. Ron is a very loyal friend and has definitely been called stubborn once or twice throughout the book. He is also well known to eat a hearty meal. Ron didn’t come from a wealthy family so he is very likely to enjoy a couple extra galleons when given, but he’s not shallow at all: his emotions run deep, far deeper than anyone around him knows. Even though his stubbornness counters it sometimes, he still knows how to have fun.
Those born under the zodiac sign Pisces are daydreamers – their mind leans towards the fantastical and mystical. They are brooding by nature, and this can lead others to find them either intriguing and mysterious – or other times boring or too quiet.. They care deeply for others, and Pisces can barely stand to see their loved ones unhappy. Ron does exhibit some of these qualities, such as brooding, or caring for others (even if he does have the emotional range of a teaspoon). But he isn’t exactly a daydreamer or do people find him intriguing, as he says many times during the book that he is overlooked because his best friend is the boy-who-lived. So while he does have lots of qualities of Pisces I find that he is better fitting as a Taurus.
A Virgo is someone who is altruistic, logical, responsible, and organized. Hermione is all of these things. In the first book, she makes many comments about how she already studied the curriculum and she stresses to the boys the importance of not breaking rules. People born under the astrology sign Virgo also have downfalls, they can be obsessive, critical, and perfectionists. Hermione exerts all of these quirks. She often talks down to Harry and Ron, even if she doesn’t know she’s doing it. She is also at the top of her class because she takes her grades so seriously.
This means that she was born under the astrological sign that I thought she would. Hermione is almost the perfect example of a Virgo when you compare traits.
Throughout the series, the author, J.K. Rowling, bases a multitude of things off of the stars. Among these are names (Sirius-the Dog, Regulus, Orion, ) She makes it a point to give her character the qualities to match that of their zodiac sign and even made it a class in the later books. It is clear that she believes in more magic than that of the kind she writes about.
I would Also like to say that I am a Leo. I don’t have many qualities of the Leo other than loyal to friends so this shows that our zodiac sign is not always a great estimate of character, but it is fun to compare your friends’ personalities to the one the sky seems to believe that they have.