Year of the Monkey: Personality, Horoscope for 2023
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The Year of the MonkeyYear of the Monkey's Chinese horoscope and meaning: exact birth dates and elements, characteristics and personality traits, love compatibility and zodiac lucky stones
In brief: The Chinese zodiac sign of the Monkey is an excellent speaker, while his inquisitive mind is always fresh and alert. The native of the 9th astrological sign of the Chinese zodiac has an agile personality and is never out of ideas. The Monkey also has a special talent for detecting events before they happen.
Despite his very useful pragmatic side, the Monkey is also in permanent agitation, the only way for him to feel alive and enjoy life on a daily basis.
📅 2023 Chinese zodiac predictions for the Year of the Monkey:
Year of the Monkey: Personality horoscope
In the business world, one would do well to be more attentive to what the Monkey has to say, his mind being always ready to find the solutions to solve the most complex situations. A person born during the year of the Monkey can indeed provide the best professional advice, on the condition that he feels respected, listened to and admired. If ever his word is put in doubt, the Monkey can instead turn into a manipulative and unscrupulous being.
In his love life, the Monkey's appetite and curiosity for new experiences can only bring him temporary satisfaction. Rather than the euphoria produced by the moment shared, the native of the Chinese zodiac sign of the Monkey, torn by his intense desire for freedom, will instead choose to take off. It is only in the second part of his life that the Monkey can finally find a better balance and stability within his home.
In business, having an indescribable love for money, the Monkey is constantly on the lookout for new ideas of enrichment. His self-confidence, charm, ingenuity and practical sense help him find creative and effective solutions to the majority of the problems he faces.
Some take the Monkey's assurance for arrogance. His opponents don't hesitate to try to turn around his passionate spirit against him. But the Monkey doesn't have a fragile mind and any attempt to harm his ego and slow him down is as much effort wasted.
The Monkey is a strategist with a friendly personality. When he decides it, he can, thanks to his charm and intelligence, convince and seduce even the worst of his enemies.
🐵 Which kind of Monkey are you?
Positive and negative personality traits of Fire, Earth, Metal and Water Monkeys
|Monkey Type||Birth Year||Characteristics (Man & Woman)|
|🌳||Wood Monkey||1944, 2004||Compassionate, tolerant, sociable, imaginative, complicated, unpredictable, playful, suspicious|
|🔥||Fire Monkey||1956, 2016||Extrovert, daring, agile, seductive, restless, impatient, boastful, alarmist|
|🗿||Earth Monkey||1968, 2028||Cerebral, curious, methodical, regular, greedy, capricious, irritable, manipulative|
|🛠||Metal Monkey||1920, 1980||Unconventional, persuasive, mischievous, independent, versatile, jealous, cunning, actor|
|💧||Water Monkey||1932, 1992||Clairvoyant, visionary, adaptable, intuitive, inconstant, thief, liar, dreamer|
Also read the Monkey's combined personality horoscope with Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.
Year of the Monkey's birth dates
🐵 Monkey calendar years
Years and elements of birth for the Chinese zodiac sign of the Monkey according to the Chinese lunisolar calendar:
|Birth Year||Date range||Chinese Year|
|1920||20/02/1920 - 07/02/1921||Yang Metal Monkey Year|
|1932||06/02/1932 - 25/01/1933||Yang Water Monkey Year|
|1944||25/01/1944 - 12/02/1945||Yang Wood Monkey Year|
|1956||12/02/1956 - 30/01/1957||Yang Fire Monkey Year|
|1968||30/01/1968 - 16/02/1969||Yang Earth Monkey Year|
|1980||16/02/1980 - 04/02/1981||Yang Metal Monkey Year|
|1992||04/02/1992 - 22/01/1993||Yang Water Monkey Year|
|2004||22/01/2004 - 08/02/2005||Yang Wood Monkey Year|
|2016||08/02/2016 - 27/01/2017||Yang Fire Monkey Year|
|2028||26/01/2028 - 12/02/2029||Yang Earth Monkey Year|
Chinese zodiac Monkey's best jobs and careers
Comedian, actor, artist, musician, singer, diplomat, lawyer, attorney, real estate agent, art gallery dealer, photographer, painter, astrologer, craftsman, osteopath
Year of the Monkey: Fortune
Lucky Colors of the Monkey
Lucky Numbers of the Monkey
1, 5, 9
Monkey (zodiac) eminent personalities
Celebrities born in the Year of the Monkey
Leonardo da Vinci, Paul Gauguin, Caligula, Jacques Chirac, Ernesto Che Guevarra, Ban Ki-moon, Robert Mueller, Haruhiko Kuroda, Jennifer Aniston, Louise Bourgoin, Michael Douglas, Tom Hanks, Macaulay Culkin, Dalida, Céline Dion, Alicia Keys, Kylie Minogue, Sıla, Justin Timberlake, Channing Tatum, Kim Kardashian, Ryan Gosling, Ronaldhino, Steven Gerrard, Gisele Bundchen, Yao Ming, Ashanti, Chris Pine, Krystian Zimerman, Didier Deschamps, Neymar Jr., 6lack, Jin (BTS member)
Year of the Monkey: Love compatibility
The Monkey's Chinese zodiac compatibility triangle
The Monkey, the Rat and the Dragon are part of the first compatibility triangle of Chinese astrology. Indeed, the Monkey, ninth sign-animal of the zodiac in the Chinese calendar, gets along naturally with the Rat and the Dragon.
All 12 zodiac signs of the Chinese horoscope also have a secret friend: the Snake is the secret friend of the Monkey. However, also note that the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey is incompatible with the Tiger.
💖 Monkey compatibility horoscope
Today's Chinese Horoscope for the Monkey
KarmaWeather's Free Daily Monkey Horoscope offers unique and accurate predictions for the 9th Chinese zodiac sign. To better understand his Chinese daily horoscope, regardless of the specific interpretation of the consulted period of the current Chinese year, the Monkey must monitor the days and months governed by the energetic influence of the Tiger (in particular, avoid any trip, operation or signature of contract). On the other hand, the days of the Monkey, the Rat, the Dragon and the Snake are lucky days for the Monkey.
Year of the Monkey: Birthstones
Monkey Chinese zodiac lucky stones: Black noble opal, black tourmaline, cacholong, cat's eye, clear quartz, Dalmatian jasper, diamond, eudialyte, hawk's eye, gold, Herkimer diamond, moss agate, rainbow fluorite, selenite, septaria, starry obsidian, tiger Iron, white calcite, white noble opal, silver
Monkey's 2023 Chinese horoscope
Chinese horoscope of the Monkey during the Year of the Rabbit 2023, in love, work, career, health, luck, studies and travels
The 2023 Chinese horoscope for the Monkey heralds a year of renewal, during which the 9th animal of Chinese astrology will be able to find a positive and balanced life dynamic, after a flickering Year of the Tiger. The advent of the Chinese New Year 2023 governed by the Rabbit offers the Monkey unprecedented possibilities on many aspects of his existence. In 2023, the Monkey develops the will to review all his priorities before once again assuming the burden of the efforts incumbent on him to achieve the success and glory to which he aspires. But before embarking on fabulous conquests, he will have to extricate from his direct environment the vestiges inherited from the battles he had to fight the previous year.
The Monkey will certainly pass the "clean up" box before establishing the foundations that will be necessary for his expansion. It can be a reorganization of his home, his work or his social circle (in particular his relations with his family). Clear Yin Water invites the Monkey to greater clarity in his relationship with others, even if transparency is not the art he masters best. Thus, the things left unsaid and gray areas, if tolerated, risk jeopardizing promising developments.
The money and career horoscope 2023 of the Monkey allows him to aspire to good results in his business ventures. But before that, he must prepare for a breakup with a toxic co-worker (perhaps a poisonous gift from the Year of the Tiger 2022). Once the disturber is removed from the field of his main activity, a reorganization of the team or partners will give him back the wings he thought he had lost. In his negotiations, the quality of his method and organization will be at the forefront to convince the signatories. If he is careful not to dissipate, the Monkey can count on carefully crafted strategies coupled with strong alliances to guarantee him victory and financial fulfillment.
In view of the 2023 love horoscope of the Monkey, the latter can count on the indulgence and prudent stubbornness of the Rabbit (ruler of the year 2023). The Monkey can, if he wishes, reach the sunny shores of unparalleled amorous happiness, not hesitating to show humility when the context is to his advantage. This is how, in 2023, the Monkey will have to resolve to ask for forgiveness and present his mea culpa to his former scalded conquests, rather than affirming the need for reprisals which usually animates him when he feels betrayed.
🧧 Also read the free and complete 2023 Chinese horoscope
Talismans and lucky charms 2023 of the Monkey
|Rating of the year||★★★★★★★☆☆☆|
|Resolution of the year||Regaining strength|
|Luckiest months||April 2023 (Month of the Dragon), May 2023 (Month of the Snake), August 2023 (Month of the Monkey), December 2023 (Month of the Rat)|
|Least lucky period||February 2023 (Month of the Tiger|
|Color 2023||Anise green, Egg shell white|
|Protective Stone 2023||Pearl|
|Correction element 2023||Wood, Metal|
|Chakra 2023||Crown chakra|
|Tarot card 2023||The Pope|
|Rune 2023||Algiz (Protection)|
|Foods 2023||Basil, Persimmon|
|Flowers and Oils 2023||Carnation, Primrose|
Monkey Monthly Horoscope 2023
Monkey January 2023Gregorian dates of the 12th lunar month (Month of the Water Ox): from December 23, 2022 to January 21, 2023
According to the January 2023 horoscope, the Monkey is having a mixed month. An unnoticed error caused by an incompetent colleague may jeopardize his professional status. You have to keep a watchful eye and not let chance take over, starting by monitoring the apprentices. Regarding the management of the daily budget, you will have to concentrate more than usual to maintain relative financial stability. In love, the month of January 2023 is rather stable. The celibate Monkey has quite a bit of success, too bad he doesn't realize it immediately. The wheel spins.
Monkey February 2023Gregorian dates of the 1st lunar month (Month of the Wood Tiger): from January 22 to February 19, 2023
According to the February 2023 horoscope, the Monkey finally sees the end of the uncertain periods that have slowed him down so much in recent months. The Rabbit (of the year) is ready to help him. Developing new innovative strategies is the key to getting out of a stagnant situation. But before anything else, it will be necessary to obtain the consent of several partners. On the financial side, now is not the time to waste money on trivial things. In love, unpleasant situations turn out to be short-lived. It is wise to separate things.
Monkey March 2023Gregorian dates of the 2nd lunar month (Double Month of the Wood Rabbit): from February 20 to April 19, 2023
According to the horoscope for March 2023, the Monkey glimpses the beginning of a period of radiance. With the the doubled Month of the Rabbit doubled, it is a resumption of control and a renewed strength that is announced to him. The misunderstandings dissipate and prove the Monkey right. The good opportunities are there, you just have to move to seize them in time. In love, the damage suffered in the Year of the Tiger ends up healing for good. Difficult times may have generated chronic anxiety that should be treated with health professionals. Making the search for true love your main objective can only be a source of frustration and disappointment. The bar may be set too high.
Monkey April 2023Gregorian dates of the 3rd lunar month (Month of the Fire Dragon): from April 20 to May 18, 2023
According to the April 2023 horoscope, the Monkey rejoices in the period of opportunity and recovery that awaits him. At work, he marks a clear progression in terms of skills. People are increasingly calling on his services. It's time to reap the fruits of the patience accumulated over months of hard work. In terms of finances, the Monkey is reassured by the accumulated profits. In love, solutions exist to unblock a conflict that has never been resolved. The period is conducive to dating for singles.
Monkey May 2023Gregorian dates of the 4th lunar month (Month of the Serpent of Fire): from May 19 to June 17, 2023
According to the May 2023 horoscope, the Monkey is able to make peace with his vision of the future. At work, he can find the strength to find new alliances in order to face difficulties more effectively. However, it is advisable to remain discreet about his true intentions in this Month of the Snake. From a budgetary point of view, things are turning, it is above all a question of maintaining the balance. In love, the possibility of a sentimental and professional fusion looms. The Monkey knows that he is able to merge love and work effectively. But is it such a good idea after all?
Monkey June 2023Gregorian dates of the 5th lunar month (Month of the Earth Horse): from June 18 to July 17, 2023
According to the June 2023 horoscope, the Monkey advances at a similar pace to the previous month. At work, the Monkey may have to take care of a delicate task. You have to organize your time well and remain flexible in the event of the unexpected and above all never underestimate the opposing camp. When it comes to finances, it's worth avoiding expenses that smack of deja vu. In love, a few pleasant little surprises will make it possible to forget the unfortunate peccadilloes.
Monkey July 2023Gregorian dates of the 6th lunar month (Month of the Earth Goat): from July 18 to August 15, 2023
According to the horoscope for July 2023, the Monkey is entering a dynamic month with interesting professional prospects. Support will come to him without him asking for it. Profitable business trips are possible. The Monkey must remain lucid about events that are not always to his advantage. Important movements of money are being prepared. Beware of overly attractive investments. Regarding love, you should take special care of your appearance.
Monkey August 2023Gregorian dates of the 7th lunar month (Month of the Metal Monkey): August 16 to September 14, 2023
According to the horoscope for August 2023, the Monkey can expect to enjoy a beneficial month. It is a dynamic period ahead. Successful partnerships. Desire for possible change at work. Maybe it's time to go self-employed and become your own boss. Unexpected additional income could round off the end of the month. Successful sleight of hand. In love, the risk of an unexpected love at first sight cannot be excluded. Better not hang out too much in dimly lit places, at the risk of seeing your heart chained to a new master.
Monkey September 2023Gregorian dates of the 8th lunar month (Month of the Metal Rooster): September 15 to October 14, 2023
According to the September 2023 horoscope, the Monkey finds a general atmosphere slightly calmer than in previous weeks. He regains his titles of nobility at work. His expertise is greatly appreciated. The Monkey can ask for favors and advantages without risking being demoted in case of refusal. In terms of finances, everything is going well. Why seek to diminish the capacities of those who covet the same investment as oneself? In love, a little break can help to take a step back before making an important decision. Now is not the time to neglect your family.
Monkey October 2023Gregorian dates of the 9th lunar month (Month of the Water Dog): from October 15 to November 12, 2023
According to the horoscope for October 2023, the Monkey should expect to live a less exciting month than the previous one. On the professional side, luck may fail him, especially in the context of collective work. Be careful not to be in the line of sight. It is better not to expect anything from anyone so as not to be disappointed. The Monkey will have plenty to build his empire on his own in the months to come. In terms of finances, losses and crashes are to be anticipated in order to better prevent them. Indeed, the Dog (of the month) can decide to put the Monkey to the test on this side. Concerning love, there is no need to engage in heated discussions with loved ones who are deaf to any constructive remarks. If it's all about having fun, no problem.
Monkey November 2023Gregorian dates of the 10th lunar month (Month of the Water Pig): from November 13 to December 12, 2023
According to the horoscope for November 2023, the Monkey is going through a somewhat convoluted month, which may irritate him as he emerges barely calmed down from the difficult ordeals he has had to go through. recently. He can be torn between dread and amusement at the greed he faces in his professional environment. The good news is that the Monkey learns very quickly from his mistakes. He will inevitably have a card to play at one time or another. You have to know how to be patient without falling into the trap of too easy victories. As far as finances are concerned, the imbalances may be related to legal problems that have been overlooked in the past. In love, overconfidence complicates the love relationships of the single Monkey. Whatever decision is made, it is better to aim for the temporary.
Monkey December 2023Gregorian dates of the 11th lunar month (Month of the Wood Rat): from December 13, 2023 to January 10, 2024
According to the horoscope for December 2023, the Monkey can finally breathe again, thanks to his friend the Rat (of the month). Moreover, the Gregorian New Year 2023 heralds the imminence of a prosperous and auspicious year in most areas of her life. At work, beautiful negotiations with favorable developments are being prepared. No question of missing out this time. The Monkey has friends ready to help him in his difficult times. Regarding his money, the losses suffered in recent weeks may have already been compensated. Wait for the Year of the Dragon 2024 for any new investment. In terms of feelings, a professional collaboration can lead to a passionate love story. The Single Monkey will be amazed with his hunt, provided he has the flair to be in the right place at the right time.
Monkey January 2024Gregorian dates of the 12th lunar month (Month of the Wood Ox): from January 11 to February 9, 2024
According to the January 2024 horoscope, the Monkey finds that the magic of the past month may have dissipated a little too quickly. He must learn to control his enthusiasm to make fairer decisions. At work, he will have to make an extra effort to maintain his position. Therefore, it is better to be in good shape when duty calls. In terms of finances, the Monkey must take the time to think about the proposals made to him. Good prospects for gains are predicted for him during the coming Chinese year 2024. This is not the time to waste your savings just anyhow. Regarding love, any possible situation of tension will eventually calm down within the couple. The Monkey understands that together they can perform miracles, if he still has the strength to believe in them. Patience, the Chinese New Year 2024 of the Year of the Dragon is just a stone's throw away!
Chinese Horoscope for Fire, Earth, Metal and Water Monkeys
Below, in accordance with the Chinese horoscope, you will find a detailed description of the personality and specificities of the 5 existing types of Monkey, which associate the terrestrial branch of the Monkey with the 5 Yang celestial trunks of WuXing and Feng Shui (Yang Wood, Yang Fire, Yang Earth, Yang Metal, Yang Water). Indeed, the Monkey being a Chinese astrological sign with Yang polarity, the elements of Nature to which he can be connected are always in their Yang form. Likewise, for each Monkey associated with his celestial trunk (Wood Monkey, Fire Monkey, Earth Monkey, Metal Monkey, Water Monkey), discover the pillar of destiny he is associated with and its meaning, in relation to its imaged destiny.
🌳 Wood Monkey
Characteristics: You’re a Wood Monkey if you’re born in 1944 or in 2004. In 2023, you’re 79 or 19 years old. Your lucky number is 21.
Personality: The influence of the Wood element of his year of birth makes the native of the Year of the Wood Monkey more of an aesthete, and a more flexible and altruistic person. He's a cheerful character, full of humor, who loves good wine and enjoys the company of his friends. The most prudent among the Monkeys, his professional success is very important to him. The Wood Monkey knows how to be discreet and not to mingle with situations that don't concern him directly. His neutrality in the face of the conflicts encountered in his existence is reinforced by his practical spirit, which always inspires him the perfect solutions to solve his problems.
Wood Monkey's Pillar of Destiny
Imaged destiny: "Water from wells and springs" (Yang)
Meaning of the Wood Monkey's birth pillar: Remarkable lucidity and altruism, taste for positive interactions and conflict resolution (sometimes to the detriment of his personal interests), strong ambition tempered by relative instability due to a permanent thirst for new explorations, difficulty accepting failure.
🐵🌳 Learn more about the Year of the Wood Monkey
🔥 Fire Monkey
Characteristics: You’re a Fire Monkey if you’re born in 1956 or 2016. In 2023, you’re 67 or 7 years old. Your lucky number is 33.
Personality: The person born in the Year of the Fire Monkey is the most energetic and the most assured among all the Monkeys. He has a strong natural charm, which helps him greatly to obtain the favors of others. Intelligent, pragmatic and skilled, the Fire Monkey derives its motivations from the image he projects of his own personal success. Very uncomfortable with old age, this type of Monkey will do anything to look younger. Innovative and focused on progress, the Fire Monkey has many ideas in his infancy that might never become reality, as long as he persists in wanting to do everything on his own. Furthermore, the Fire Monkey only accepts the help of others as long a he can dominate them thanks to his sharp analytical mind. Even though he remains very endearing and ready to compromise in love, the Fire Monkey has great difficulty in accepting betrayal. When he suffers a disappointment or a bad turn of life, the Fire Monkey can easily turn moody and become vindictive with his entourage.
Fire Monkey's Pillar of Destiny
Imaged destiny: "Fire at the foot of the mountain" (Yang)
Meaning of the Fire Monkey's birth pillar: Energy as intense as it is insatiable, natural gift for command, irresistible charisma embellished with a sure word and elegant gestures, tendency to approach all areas of life as if it were a permanent competition.
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🗿 Earth Monkey
Characteristics: You’re an Earth Monkey if you’re born in 1968 or 2028 (on Chinese New Year 2028, the next generation of Earth Monkeys will be born). In 2023, you’re 55 years old. Your lucky number is 45.
Personality: The native of the Year of the Earth Monkey is more discreet than his congeners. He's generally a scholar, and probably the most honest of the Monkeys, at least in appearance. The Earth Monkey is a very good speaker and a born seducer, who takes great care of his appearance. Gifted for trade, excellent negotiator, one can often find Monkeys in real estate, perfumery, luxury trade, wine, cruises, or in finance and banking. If the Earth Monkey can sometimes give the appearance of being disinterested, even generous, in reality he never loses sight of his personal interests. Like all Monkeys, the Earth Monkey always ends up recovering his investment in one way or another.
Earth Monkey's Pillar of Destiny
Imaged destiny: "The land of the great plains" (Yang)
Meaning of the Earth Monkey's birth pillar: Thirst for freedom and new horizons, calm but willingly authoritarian character, attraction to the intellectual trades, teaching and travel, easily lucky but also spendthrift for pleasure.
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🛠 Metal Monkey
Characteristics: You’re a Metal Monkey if you’re born in 1920 or 1980. In 2023, you’re 103 or 43 years old. Your lucky number is 57.
Personality: The person born in the Year of the Metal Monkey is intelligent, ambitious and determined. Proud and conscious of his many assets, the Metal Monkey also tends to lose his nerves easily, and even to abuse his strength if he has the opportunity. Rigorous and passionate in his work, he doesn't hesitate to be manipulative to achieve his goals more quickly. If the Metal Monkey can, like his fellows, succeed in all trades, he's also reputed to be a pioneer, a trendsetter and a discoverer of talents. He's a gold prospector in the literal and figurative sense, very at ease in the artistic professions, actor, graphic artist, illustrator, choreographer or contemporary artist.
Metal Monkey's Pillar of Destiny
Imaged destiny: "Pomegranate wood" (Yang)
Meaning of the Metal Monkey's birth pillar: Ferociously free and independent, always in action, ability to convince which lives up to an unbridled ambition, natural gift for artistic professions, ability to manage financial assets effectively, risk of arrogance and isolation in the event of misunderstanding.
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💧 Water Monkey
Characteristics: You’re a Water Monkey if you’re born in 1932 or 1992. In 2023, you’re 91 or 31 years old. Your lucky number is 9.
Personality: The native of the Year of the Water Monkey tends to take his dreams for realities. He's an eccentric and a creative, whose talent is only limited by his excessive emotionality and his immoderate taste for secrecy. Pleasant, refined and of elegant company, the Water Monkey tends to be less talkative than its fellows. He prefers to act in the shade to advance his interests and he never does anything for free. A service rendered is a service due.
Water Monkey's Pillar of Destiny
Imaged destiny: "Sword point steel" (Yang)
Meaning of the Water Monkey's birth pillar: Originality and insight, taste for cooperation as long as it can serve his personal objectives, obstinacy and great adaptability, possession of the talent necessary to achieve success in any chosen path, tendency to gentle manipulation of minds.
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