Updated: Sep 24
The slithery, sassy, sneaky, but oh-so-fascinating creature of the Chinese zodiac. As the sixth animal in the zodiac cycle, the Snake is known for its intelligence, intuition, and elegance.
If your Chinese zodiac animal is the Snake, you were born in: 1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013.
What are the Snakes personality traits?
People born in the year of the snake are said to be intuitive, charming, and mysterious - and let's be real, who doesn't love a little mystery?
But let's talk about the snake's signature move: the slither. These creatures are experts at sneaking around and gliding through tight spaces. And let's also talk about their stunning patterns and colours - from bright green to bold black and yellow, snakes are true fashion icons of the animal kingdom.
But don't let their sleek exterior fool you - Snakes are also known for their deep wisdom and inner knowledge. In Chinese culture, the snake is associated with the element of fire, which symbolises passion, creativity, and transformation. So if you're a snake person, you might want to tap into your creative side and explore your passions to unleash your full potential.
Snakes adore themselves and are relentless in their pursuit of self-promotion, they'd never let you see that though, they're far too clever at concealing that trait. They're hard working and tend to succeed in life. They're also deep thinkers, philosophers, and intellectuals.
They also love comfort and luxury, given they are ruled by the beautiful and sensual Venus. These creatures enjoy curling up in cozy, warm spaces and basking in the sun. So if you're a snake person, make sure to surround yourself with soft blankets, plush pillows, and other creature comforts to make you feel right at home.
But let's get real - when it comes to the Snake, it's all about the attitude. These creatures exude confidence, poise, and a little bit of sass - and we can all take a page out of their book. So whether you're a Snake or just appreciate their cool vibe, let's embrace our inner serpent and slither our way through life with style and grace.
What are the different types of Snake in the Chinese zodiac?
Metal Snake - ruthless, charming, determined to succeed, out-of-this-world willpower and extremely intelligent
Water Snake - knowledgeable, very good memory, deep insights, understated and family oriented
Wood Snake - ambitious, sociable, joyful, clever, friendly and alluring
Fire Snake - powerful, mysterious, difficult to fathom and cunning
Earth Snake - more introverted, laid back, calm, disciplined and collected
Who are Snakes most compatible with?
According to Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of the Snake are compatible with the Ox, Dragon and Rooster. The Snake and the Dragon have a shared interest in business as they are both very smart. The Snake and the Ox have a deep understanding of one another and. They respect each other and will always be supportive of their goals. Both the Snake and the Rooster are ambitious which is beneficial for a longstanding relationship.
Who are Snakes least compatible with?
Their nemesis is the Pig as their personalities tend to clash. Snakes are bold and quite ruthless, in direct contrast to Pigs who are sensitive, fragile and insecure. These two animals rarely see eye to eye, which can result in arguments.
The other animals in the Chinese 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 vibrant
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