Zodiac Personality Traits


Your zodiac sign indicates a lot about your personality. As a supplement to our fun section, here are the character traits for each individual sun sign, shown every day on our daily forecast page.

Want to find out who you're most similar to? Check out which famous celebrities and personalities share your sun sign, horoscope, and temperament.

Leo: July 23rd - August 22nd

Leo is the most charming of all signs. Leo fire brings the ability to create and lead. The Lion possesses confidence, which is productive to a leadership position.

Famous Leos - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Alfred Hitchcock, Fidel Castro, Monica Lewinsky, Whitney Houston, Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, Bill Clinton, Dustin Hoffman and Madonna.

Virgo: August 23rd - September 22nd

Virgos are intelligent hard workers who carry out their duties practically and efficiently. The Virgin sign are perfectionists who have a tendency to be overcritical, and can alienate their family and friends.

Famous Virgos - Richard Gere, Mother Theresa, Lauren Becall, Keanu Reeves, Charlie Sheen, Sophia Loren, Stephen King, Bob Newhart, Hank Williams, Michael Jackson, Regis Philbin and Joan Lundon.

Libra: September 23rd - October 22nd

Libras are fun loving and easy going people who make others want to spend time with them, making them a perfect host for a party. The scales do have a problem with decision-making and have a tendency to change their minds often.

Famous Libras - Michael Douglas, Sarah Ferguson, Linda Hamilton, Jim Henson, John Lennon, Groucho Marx, Mickey Rooney, Oliver North, Christopher Reeve, David Lee Roth, Sting, and Margaret Thatcher.

Scorpio: October 23rd to November 21st

Scorpios have very emotional, magnetic personalities and take their relationships very seriously. They are very loyal and persistent, which can lead to jealousy and hurt feelings. Because they have good business sense and love being independent, many Scorpios are self-employed.

Famous Scorpios - Richard Burton, Goldie Hawn, Bo Derek, Prince Charles, Pat Sajak, Kevin Kline, Kate Jackson, Bill Gates, Winona Ryder, Henry Winkler, Maria Shriver, Katherine Hepburn, Jacklyn Smith, Lauren Hutton, and Danny DeVito.

Sagittarius: November 22nd to December 21st

Because Sagittarians are independent and optimistic, they enjoy life and make a fun companion. Warm, caring and empathetic, they will help anyone out in a bind. The archers have a tendency to be fickle but are totally committed in a relationship when they find the right mate.

Famous Sagittarians - Tina Turner, Patty Duke, Dick Van Dyke, Susan Dey, Kirk Douglas, Jane Fonda, Walt Disney, Britney Spears, Winston Churchill, Brad Pitt, Teri Garr, Rita Moreno, Billy Idol, David Cook (American Idol winner, season 7.)

Capricorn - December 22nd to January 19th

Capricorns are reserved and shy, but they compensate for that with a great sense of humor. When they have their mind set on something, they are determined and persistent. The goat sign can get depressed very easily, making others often uncomfortable around them.

Famous Capricorns - Mary Tyler Moore, Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Richard Nixon, Muhammad Ali, Cary Grant, James Earl Jones, Kate Moss, George Burns, and Marilyn Manson.

Aquarius: January 20th to February 18th

Aquarians value friendship, are fun, an loyal. Always willing to be there for you, they'll help you out in a bind, while making sure they're not being taken advantage. The "Thinker" is independent, can be quite stubborn, and isn't reluctant to go against the flow of the norm.

Famous Aquarians - John Travolta, Robbie Williams, Burt Reynolds, Jimmy Dean, Dan Quayle, Ronald Reagan, Lana Turner, Tom Selleck, Oprah Winfrey, Linda Blair, Rip Torn, and Geena Davis.

Pisces: February 19th to March 20th

Sensitive Pisces are very romantic, often seeking out an exclusive relationship. Because their receptive nature brings compassion and empathy, they're always willing to help out those in need.

Pisces can be very elusive and secretive, protecting their own inner-self, which can make it difficult for those in a relationship with the ultimate "dreamer."

Famous Pisces - Prince Albert, Liz Taylor, Albert Einstein, Richard Gere, Ray Charles, Prince Harry, Peter Falk, Sophia Lauren, Sid Ceasar, Hank Williams, Ted Kennedy.

Aries - March 21st to April 19th

Adventurous Arians are very outgoing and tend to be the center of attention. Taking a direct approach, they deal with problems head-on to get what they want. The "Ram" can be very impatient and selfish which is often the cause of uncomfortable moments with friends and family.

Famous Aries - Joan Crawford, Vincent Van Gogh, Bette Davis, Elton John, Diana Ross, Doris Day, Wayne Newton, Holly Hunter, Harry Houdini, Merle Haggard.

Taurus: April 20th to May 20th

The reliable Taurus has a need for security and has no problems holding jobs or friendships. Taurus is a "doer" and doesn't procrastinate when something needs to get done. The sign of the "Bull" also has a stubborn side and can have problems communicating, which can cause conflict in relationships.

Famous - Bing Crosby, Tracey Gold, Melissa Gilbert, Adolf Hitler, Shirley Temple, Gary Cooper, Saddam Hussein, Cher, Billy Joel, George Clooney, Tony Danza.

Gemini: May 21st to June 21st

Spontaneous Gemini are the life of the party and are quite charming. Talkative and intuitive, they are very entertaining when in a large crowd. The moody side of Oxen sign can leave others not knowing what to expect.

Famous Gemini - Pat Boone, John F. Kennedy, Jewel, Bob Hope, Dean Martin, Marilyn Monroe, Boy George, Michael J. Fox, Lenny Kravitz, John Wayne.

Cancer: June 22nd to July 22nd

Cancers are sensitive and nurturing and put other's interests ahead of their own. Because they are empathetic, they have very intense, meaningful relationships. The "Crab" sign is often self-conscious, emotional and unpredictable.

Famous Cancers - Bill Cosby, Princess Diana, Prince William, Karen Black, Rembrandt, Sylvester Stallone, Michelle Lee, John Glenn, Cheryl Ladd, and Huey Lewis, Tom Hanks.