Rat | Ox | Tiger | Rabbit/Cat | Dragon | Snake | Horse | Sheep/Goat | Monkey | Rooster | Dog | Pig

Monkeys are clever, creative and often the center of attention. They are curious sometimes to a fault but have a heightened sense of problem solving ability.

MONKEYS ARE: Acutely Intelligent, Witty, Inventive, Affable, Problem-Solvers, Independent, Skillful Business People, Achievers, Enthusiastic, Lucid, Nimble, Passionate, Youthful, Fascinating, Clever

BUT THEY CAN ALSO BE: Tricky Tacticians, Vain, Dissimulators, Opportunistic, Long-Winded, Not All That Trustworthy, Unfaithful, Adolescent, Unscrupulous


The youthful and clever Monkey is the eternal child of the Eastern zodiac. These highly diverse and bright souls are ‘irrepressible.’ Monkeys are quick, restless, enterprising, and sexual. Mischievous and high-spirited, Monkeys are social, active, convincing, and are gifted with a hilarious sense of humor. Imagination, ingenuity, and resourcefulness characterize those born into a year of the multifaceted Monkey. Versatile, curious and easily bored, mischievous Monkeys are witty companions, indulgent, intelligent, and ready to play. This 9th sign of the zodiac is the most difficult to define due to their dual and sometimes contradictory nature. Monkeys need mentally sharp partners who stimulate their cerebral resources. The best time of day for Monkeys are the hours they rule, between 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

The female monkey is bright and excels easily at anything she puts her mind to. Glib, quick of tongue the female monkey makes for an excellent salesperson. Often flirtatious of nature, the female mother does enjoy her family but don’t expect her to give up her social life.

The male monkey is never boring although he becomes bored easily. A social animal the male monkey isn’t the type for quiet vacations at a mountain cabin. While he enjoys playing the field, once he decides on a mate, he is a passionate, intense mate.

Best matches: Monkey, Rat, Dragon

Beware of: Rabbit, Rooster, Tiger, Horse, Ox


Metal:  Risk taker, hard worker in order to achieve target, independent and freedom lover.

Wood:  Talented, creative, warm-hearted, if confident will lead to further success.

Water: Patient, quick thinking, adventurer, popular in social circle and recognizes opportunities.

Fire:  Charming, aggressive, impetuous, ambitious, recognizing self-faults and accepting advice will lead to success.

Earth:  Funny, new invention lover, not an adventurer, no initiative with opposite sex when relationships arise.


Earthly Branch of Birth Year: shen

Wu Xing (The Five Elements): jin (metal)

Yin Yang: yang

Auspicious Directions: north, northwest, west

Lucky Colors: white, golden, blue; Avoid: red, black, grey, dark coffee

Lucky Numbers: 1, 8, 7; Avoid: 9, 2, 5

Lucky Flowers: chrysanthemum


People born in the Year of the Monkey will do well as an accountant, banker, engineer, stock trader, jewelers, salesman, inventor, plotter, entertainer, counselor, therapist, writer, journalist, and detective. They have lots of ideas and like to learn new things and can do well just about anything. They need to learn understanding their own limits and avoid gambling or speculating.


The Best Love Match: Rat and Dragon

Monkey and Rat: Mutual interests and talents draw them to each other for a fun and loving relationship. They admire each other for their intelligence and creativity.

Monkey and Dragon: This is an exciting union. While the Dragon appreciates the Monkey’s ingenuity, the Monkey admires the Dragon’s courage and strength. It is worth to remember that the Monkey is the only Sign that can fool the Dragon.

Words of Caution: The Monkey and the Tiger do not get along. Both are highly individualistic, they will have difficult times together. They end up at each others throats quickly.

Love Affairs

People born under the Sign of Monkey often have a busy love life, filled with tears, passion, humor, and reconciliation. Since Monkeys are not stable type, and they have difficulties to find a satisfactory lover, thus are not quick to settle down in a relationship. However, when they find the perfect partner, they will commit to the love one in every way of life and themselves an active and stimulating partner. Monkeys tend to have lots of children. Though Monkeys’ love life may be complicated, their great sense of humor will save them from disaster. Once Monkeys work out the problems in the relationship, they will be a supportive, adaptable, and dependable partner.

NOTE!! If you are born in January or February, pay close attention to the dates below because you may not be born in the animal year stated above!

6 February 1932 – 25 January 1933: Water Monkey

25 January 1944 – 12 February 1945: Wood Monkey

12 February 1956 – 30 January 1957: Fire Monkey

30 January 1968 – 16 February 1969: Earth Monkey

16 February 1980 – 4 February 1981: Metal Monkey

4 February 1992 – 22 January 1993: Water Monkey

22 January 2004 – 8 February 2005: Wood Monkey

8 February 2016 – 27 January 2017: Fire Monkey

26 January 2028–12 February 2029: Earth Monkey

12 February 2040 – 31 January 2041: Metal Monkey

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Monkey natives are predicted with quite a favorable period ahead during this year of the Pig in year 2019. Natives would be able to do what they wish to do. And this applies for both personal and professional life. Do not be bogged down by delays and hindrances, instead pursue your dreams. Though things might seem a bit hard and difficult, perseverance would pay you at the end of the day. Monkey people would get opportunities of sorts that would take them high up in life.


During the year of the Pig, Monkey individuals would be quite busy with their career. Your hands would be full for most of the year ahead. Do organize your work properly, else stress or strain might set in. Look out for opportunities around for growth in your profession or business. Major success is just round the corner for the aspiring Monkey people out there. Show your mettle to your authorities or higher-ups and get into their good books. But then don’t be a workaholic. Bond with your peers and colleagues as well and try to break ice around all year long. This would earn you promotions and pay hikes these days.


For Monkey folks, the year of the Pig, promises to be a good year from a financial perspective. Your coffers would be full and you would be able to spend and indulge in your areas of interest. This would be a good time, to upgrade your standard of living as well. However make sure that you stay within limits, else you might end up in troubled waters. Plan for the future, invest wisely, sow cautiously and wait for the right time to harvest and this would be the key to your financial growth this year.


Monkey people are in for a challenging period during this year of the Pig in love and marital areas. Either there would be goodness else things might get murkier by the day. Till the middle of the year there might be issues haunting your relationships. However later on things get levelled up easily. Make sure that you feel the needs and desires of your partner. Some monkey folks would be able to locate potential partners from among friends and relatives.

Not a good time for socializing though. Partner or spouse might be too possessive for you to pursue the same. Talking and sharing would go a long way in mending fences this year. Some of you guys would be able to forge good relationships or marriage as the year winds on a positive note.


The year of the Pig promises good health for Monkey natives all through the year. You would have energy to pursue your routine works. Do not over-exert yourself though. Take periodic time off from professional and personal works to have your “me time”. Pursue some sport or ambition of your choice that gives satisfaction in life. Stay healthy by sticking to good food habits. Look out for minor ailments that might haunt you occasionally. Prompt medical attention would relieve you though.