Gung Hay Fat Choy to all my friends who celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. It’s the year of the money, and according to Chinese tradition, people born in 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, or 1944 have the following characteristics:
People born in the year of the monkey are quick witted, charming, lucky, adaptable, lively, intelligent and playful. They are mischievous but well-intentioned jokesters who love to play pranks but don't mean to cause harm.
The general image of people in this zodiac sign is of always being smart, clever and intelligent, especially in their career and wealth.
In addition, their gentleness and honesty bring them an everlasting love life. Although they were born with enviable skills, they still have several shortcomings, such as an impetuous temper and a tendency to look down upon others.
Strengths: sociable, innovative, enthusiastic, self-assured
Weaknesses: suspicious, cunning, selfish, arrogant, jealous
Lucky Signs for the Monkey
1 Lucky numbers: 1, 7, 8
2 Lucky colours: white, gold, blue
3 Lucky flowers: chrysanthemum, alliums
4 Lucky directions: north, northwest, west
Famous people born under the monkey sign
Julius Caesar, Leonardo da Vinci, Charles Dickens, Lord Byron, Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Ross, Michael Douglas, Alice Walker, Celine Dion, Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Christina Aguilera, Owen Wilson, Daniel Craig, Mick Jagger, Bette Davis, Annie Oakley, Eleanor Roosevelt, Cuba Gooding Jr., Gisele Bundchen, Kim Cattrall, Nick Carter, Patricia Arquette, Alyson Stoner, Christina Ricci, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez.
In case you’re wondering, I was born in 1953, the year of the snake.