The Most Attention-Seeking Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologers
The need to constantly be in the spotlight.
Some people crave constant validation. Whether they're fishing for compliments or hogging the spotlight in a group setting, they seem to always need all eyes on them. They'll go the extra mile to be noticed, so don't even think about ignoring them. It can be draining to care so much about the approval of others, yet these folks thrive on that energy. This desire to be the focal point in every room might have something to do with astrology. Read on to discover the most attention-seeking zodiac sign from a little egotistical to superbly self-absorbed.
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Dedicated and hardworking, Capricorns thrive in high pressure situations and love to take charge. They want you to notice them but not for the reason you'd think. Jill Loftis, an astrologer and founder at Nuit Astrology, explains that this Saturn-ruled sign wants respect, power, and influence.
"They want to be noticed by the right people in order to broker power connections and achieve their personal and professional goals," she says.
Rebecca Schmidt, astrologer at Trust the Effing Process, adds that these organized-to-the-nines earth signs usually find great success but they still want to be praised and recognized like anyone else. They aren't going to directly ask you for compliments but if they know their efforts are being appreciated they'll really go above and beyond.
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You might not consider quiet and observant Virgo as one to seek out attention but these people do not like to be looked over.
If a Virgo does something for you, they'll expect to be praised or acknowledged in return, says Emily Newman, an astrologist at Best of Psychic Reader. If you don't say anything, be prepared for some sulking, because they need that validation more than they let on.
These service-oriented earth signs love to help others, but they also need a lot of feedback and attention to alleviate their fear of failure.
Sagittarius is extroverted and fun-loving, plus they'll never say no to a new adventure. It's no secret that others tend to feel good in their presence, and they thrive off of that attention. "People like to be around them which in turn makes them feel loved and seen," Schmidt tells Best Life.
Newman says these fire signs live quite a glamorous life and will always keep you on your toes. They aren't doing your everyday mundane activities and they want people to know about all their cool experiences. Sagittarius's adventurous spirit makes them easy to put in the spotlight—and they wouldn't have it any other way.
Geminis are oh-so-social and they want to connect with everyone. They're the chatty Kathy's of the zodiac and always have new ideas that they want everyone to pay attention to. They are popular but also needy. Ruled by Mercury, communication and expression are not just a want but a need for Gemini, Loftis tells Best Life.
"They love your attention to their thoughts, ideas, jokes, and random facts," says Loftis. Plus, they'll do anything to prove their worth.
Aries has a well of never-ending confidence in addition to a deep intellectual curiosity. Their personality attracts people whether they're trying to get attention or not, Newman explains. But once they get that attention, you can bet they're going to relish in it.
As the first sign of the zodiac, they can often have an inflated ego. "They have a sense of needing to belong and be accepted which drives their need for attention," Schmidt says.
This fire sign also has limited patience, so if you're not going above and beyond to acknowledge them, it's likely they'll get bored with you.
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At the top of the list, with really no surprise, is Leo. Dramatic Leos are ruled by none other than the Sun, so they'll happily accept the title of the most attention-seeking zodiac sign. They catch a lot of flack for their look-at-me personalities, yet in reality people are always drawn into their orbit.
"They are meant to shine and they can teach us a lot about how to own our awesomeness," Loftis says.
Ignoring Leo isn't an option, and like Aries, this fire sign will flourish when they're getting the attention they crave—and think they deserve. "Somehow they'll find a way to get everyone's eyes on them and they might not even realize that they are doing it," says Loftis.