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The Chinese Year Of The Monkey

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The Year of the Monkey is the ninth animal sign in the Chinese zodiac cycle. This follows the Year of the Sheep in Chinese astrology and is considered to be a very lucky sign.

Year of the Monkey: Dates for 2014, 2015, 2016

Based on the Lunar calendar, the actual dates of Years of Monkey are:


Year Of Wood Monkey 25 January 1944 – 12 February 1945 22 January 2004 – 8 February 2005
Year Of Fire Monkey 12 February 1956 – 30 January 1957 8 February 2016 – 27 January 2017
Year Of Earth Monkey 30 January 1968 – 16 February 1969 26 January 2028 – 12 February 2029
Year Of Metal Monkey 16 February 1980 – 4 February 1981  
Year Of Water Monkey 4 February 1992 – 22 January 1993  

Character of Chinese Monkey

Monkeys are supposed to bring luck to bureaucracy, and hence their pictures are found in offices. They are very intelligent beings.



Chinese Year of the MonkeyMonkeys are highly resourceful in the jobs they undertake. They want to be on the move always and enjoy sports very much. They seek more and more information, and are endowed with outstanding memory. Monkeys give priority to be helpful to others over their own duties.

People of the Monkey Chinese sign are quite realistic, confident, inventive and affable. They are experts in trouble shooting. They are sparkling, witty, multi-talented and adaptable. While expressing their view point, they do not like to be interrupted.


Monkeys can be intolerant and ill mannered. They take up things very fast and they also get discouraged easily. They have a tendency to treat others with contempt. Monkeys are haughty, resentful, wily, distrustful and envious. By nature they are brilliant but highly unpredictable.

Influence of Chinese Elements on Years of Monkey

Chinese years of the monkey 2014Metal Monkeys are extremely convincing and trick you to help them. They are highly ambitious and achieve their objectives using their intelligence and originality. They use their power of speech to reach the top in society and workplace. They are courteous, diplomatic and respectful to their seniors, and use these qualities to go up in corporate ladder. They are faithful to their love mates.

Water Monkeys are temperamental and sensitive to others. They are easily upset by the mischievous and funny behavior of others, though they do not mind playing pranks on others. They are talented, but cannot maintain their focus for long. They indulge in spreading rumors which may spoil their friendship with colleagues.

Wood Monkeys are more versatile, and very realistic. They are meticulous and focused in their goals. They do not indulge in mischief with others which brings them lot of friends. They get along well with their colleagues in office, and respect their superiors. They are highly successful in their careers and reach top positions.  

Fire Monkeys are more determined and focused, and hence are more likely to accomplish their goals. They find solutions to problems, and persist till they succeed in any venture they take up. These monkeys are extremely romantic and passionate. They care for their partners, and are willing to spend time and money on them. They make sure that their pranks will not hamper their progress in their jobs.

Earth Monkeys are steady and down to earth persons. They are more peaceful and attentive enough to successfully complete their projects. They are more predictable, and have a highly romantic and committed relationship in love. Earth monkeys are reliable and loyal, and have a great chance of succeeding in life and their careers.

Astrological Health Forecast for Monkey

Monkeys are highly dynamic creatures and are always on the move. This trait keeps them physically fit normally. They should try to relax in their busy daily routines. The 2014 monkey horoscope predicts that Monkeys should care for their protection while they undertake journeys or while behind wheels. They are sometimes prone to problems with the circulatory or nervous systems.

Profession Astrology Predictions of Chinese Zodiac Monkey

chinese monkey zodiac symbolMonkeys get used to different working situations easily, and give their best to any profession they choose. Some of the suitable careers for Monkey are: Sales Representative, Banking, Counselor, Jewelry, Town Planner, Engineering, Film Direction, Air Traffic Control, Share Trading, Scientist, Journalist.

Romantic Relationships of Monkey

Monkeys are normally immoral and easily get tired of relationships. But they are highly devoted in partnership once they mange to get an ideal mate. Monkeys are gregarious, and verbally expressive. It is easy to strike a conversation with a monkey.

Love Compatibility Horoscope

  • Highly Compatible: Dragon, Rat
  • Should Avoid: Pig, Tiger
  • Lucky Colors: Blue, Golden, White
  • Unlucky Colors: Dark Coffee, Black, Red, Gray
  • Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8
  • Unlucky Numbers: 2, 5, 9
  • Lucky Flower: Chrysanthemum
  • Favorable Directions: North, Northwest, West

Famous Chinese Year of Monkey Celebrities

  • Yul Brynner
  • Omar Sharif
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Anthony Perkins
  • David Copperfield
  • Tom Hanks
  • Ian Fleming
  • Diana Ross
  • Jaqueline Bisset
  • Debbie Reynolds
  • Harry Houdini
  • Peter O’Toole
  • Rod Stewart
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Will Smith
  • Julius Caesar
  • Celine Dion
  • Charles Dickens
  • Halle Berry
  • Mick Jagger
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Michael Douglas
  • George Gordon Byron
  • Daniel Craig


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Chinese Zodiac Year Of The Animals
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Year Of The Rat Year Of The Ox Year Of The Tiger Year Of The Rabbit Year Of The Dragon Year Of The Snake
Chinese year of the horse chinese year of the sheep or goat chinese year of the monkey chinese year of the rooster chinese year of the dog chinese year of the pig
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