Friday, March 1, 2024

Year Of The Monkey

Year Of The Monkey – Chinese Zodiac

The Year of the Monkey is the ninth animal sign in the Chinese zodiac cycle.

This follows the Year of the Sheep in Chinese astrology and is considered to be a very lucky sign.

The destiny and fortune of the Chinese Monkey are influenced by the elements such as Metal, Water, Wood, Earth, and Fire.

The Chinese horoscopes for the Monkey Year show them to be mischievous and always up to some prank!



Year Of Wood Monkey:

25 January 1944 – 12 February 1945
22 January 2004 – 8 February 2005

Year Of Fire Monkey:

12 February 1956 – 30 January 1957
8 February 2016 – 27 January 2017

Year Of Earth Monkey:

30 January 1968 – 16 February 1969
26 January 2028 – 12 February 2029

Year Of Metal Monkey:

16 February 1980 – 4 February 1981

Year Of Water Monkey:

4 February 1992 – 22 January 1993


Personality Traits

People born in the Year of the Monkey are supposed to bring luck to bureaucracy. Hence their pictures are found in offices. They are very intelligent beings.

Positive Traits

Year of the Monkey people are highly resourceful in the jobs they undertake. They want to be on the move always and enjoy sports very much. They seek more and more information and are endowed with outstanding memory. Monkeys give priority to being helpful to others over their duties.

People of the Monkey Chinese sign are quite realistic, confident, inventive, and affable. They are experts in troubleshooting. They are sparkling, witty, multi-talented, and adaptable. While expressing their viewpoint, they do not like to be interrupted.


Negative Traits

Monkey personality traits show they can be intolerant and ill-mannered. They take up things very fast and they also get discouraged easily. They tend to treat others with contempt. Monkeys can be haughty, resentful, wily, distrustful, and envious. By nature, they are brilliant but highly unpredictable.

Influence of Elements

Characteristics of this Animal Sign are influenced by the elements.


Metal Monkey

Metal Monkeys are extremely convincing and trick you to help them. They are highly ambitious and achieve their objectives using their intelligence and originality. They use their power of speech to reach the top in society and the workplace. These Monkeys are courteous, diplomatic, and respectful to their seniors. They use these qualities to go up in corporate ladder. They are faithful to their love mates.

Water Monkey

Water Monkeys are temperamental and sensitive to others. They are easily upset by the mischievous and funny behavior of others, though they do not mind playing pranks on others. They are talented, but cannot maintain their focus for long. Also, they indulge in spreading rumors which may spoil their friendship with colleagues.

Wood Monkey

Wood Monkeys are more versatile and very realistic. They are meticulous and focused on their goals. They do not indulge in mischief with others which brings them a lot of friends. These people get along well with their colleagues in the office and respect their superiors. Those born in this Year of the Monkey are highly successful in their careers and reach top positions.

Fire Monkey

Fire Monkeys are more determined and focused, and hence are more likely to accomplish their goals. They find solutions to problems, and persist till they succeed in any venture they take up. These monkeys are extremely romantic and passionate. They care for their partners and are willing to spend time and money on them. They make sure that their pranks will not hamper their progress in their jobs.

Earth Monkey

Earth Monkeys are steady and down-to-earth persons. They are more peaceful and attentive enough to complete their projects. They are more predictable and have a highly romantic and committed relationship in love. Earth monkeys are reliable and loyal, and have a great chance of succeeding in life and their careers.


People born in the Monkey years are highly dynamic creatures and are always on the move. This trait keeps them physically fit normally. They should try to relax in their busy daily routines. These persons should care for their protection while they undertake journeys or while behind wheels. They are sometimes prone to problems with the circulatory or nervous systems.


Year of the Monkey people get used to different working situations easily and give their best in any profession they choose. Some of the suitable careers for Monkey are Sales Representative, Banking, Counselor, Jewelry, Town Planner, Engineering, Film Direction, Air Traffic Control, Share Trading, Scientist, and Journalist.


Year of the Monkey people are normally immoral and easily get tired of relationships. But they are highly devoted in partnership once they manage to get an ideal mate. The Chinese Monkeys are gregarious and verbally expressive. It is easy to strike up a conversation with a monkey.

Luck & Compatibility

  • Highly Compatible with Dragon, Rat
  • Should Avoid Tiger, Pig
  • Lucky Colors: Blue, White, Golden
  • Unlucky Colors: Black, Gray, Red
  • Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8
  • Unlucky Numbers: 2, 5, 9
  • Lucky Flowers: Chrysanthemum
  • Lucky Directions: North, Northwest, West

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