Updated: Sep 24
Where to start with the Monkey - the cheeky, mischievous, and always entertaining member of the Chinese zodiac. These playful primates love nothing more than swinging from tree to tree, causing a bit of chaos along the way.
If you are a Monkey in Chinese astrology you are born in 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016 and 2028.
Monkeys are incredibly intelligent and resourceful, often using their wits and cunning to get out of tricky situations. They're also known for their quick thinking and adaptability, able to adjust to any situation that comes their way.
Don't let their lighthearted nature fool you - when it comes to their family and friends, Monkeys are fiercely protective. They'll do anything to keep their loved ones safe, even if it means getting into a bit of trouble themselves.
Monkeys also have a knack for entertaining others, using their natural charisma and charm to captivate any audience. You'll often find them telling jokes, performing tricks, or just being generally silly - anything to make others laugh.
Compatibility with the Monkey
In the Chinese zodiac, Monkeys are said to be compatible with Rats and Dragons, but should steer clear of Tigers. Apparently, these two just can't seem to see eye to eye - it's be a territorial thing!
5 Chinese Elements the Monkey can be paired with in Chinese astrology
12 Western star signs the Monkey can be paired with:
Aries - ambitious, brave and unafraid
Taurus - stubborn, diligent and loyal
Gemini - impulsive, extroverts and clever
Cancer - sensitive, caring and dependable
Leo - fiery, confident and a leader
Virgo - humble, practical and kind
Libra - balanced, intelligent and friendly
Scorpio - deep, mysterious and passionate
Sagittarius - lovers of freedom, spontaneous and intellectual
Capricorn - ambitious, organized and goal-oriented
Aquarius - creative, intelligent and distant
Pisces - emotional, creative and sympathetic
The 12 Chinese animals in the zodiac:
Rat - tenacious, clever and good at problem solving
Ox - tough, patient and methodical
Tiger - Unpredictable confident and charming
Hare - kind, virtuous and worrisome
Dragon - magnetically social and love performing
Snake - intelligent, wise and alluring
Horse - independent, a free soul and energetic
Goat - gentle, kind-hearted and sensitive
Monkey - intelligent, witty and strong-willed
Rooster - deep-thinking, vain and ambitious
Dog - reliable, loyal and faithful
Pig - honest, genuine and friendly
There's the Monkey in all its playful glory. Whether you're a fellow Monkey, a friend, or just a curious onlooker, you can't help but be entertained by these clever, charismatic, and mischievous creatures.