Year of the Monkey

The Monkey is the ninth Sign of the Chinese Zodiac, and is a Yang Sign associated with the Metal Element.

The monkey is considered to be intelligent, sociable, witty and eccentric. They are extremely loyal and can charm the pants right off of you.

People born in the Year of the Monkey are the erratic geniuses of the cycle. Clever, skillful, and flexible, they are remarkably inventive and original and can solve the most difficult problems with ease. There are few fields in which Monkey people wouldn't be successful but they have a disconcerting habit of being too agreeable. They want to do things now, and if they cannot get started immediately, they become discouraged and sometimes leave their projects. Although good at making decisions, they tend to look down on others. Having common sense, Monkey people have a deep desire for knowledge and have excellent memories. Monkey people are strong willed but their anger cools quickly.


Monkeys are most compatible with the Dragon and Rat.

Bedroom Compatibility

Monkey and Rat - A good match, both of these signs will stay faithful with the right person even though that isn't the norm for them.
Monkey and Dragon - A very passionate pairing. The Dragon may need to slow down on it's quest for something stronger and better or the Monkey may feel inadequate.
Worst Match - Monkey and Tiger - This pair will argue constantly and if the make up sex is all that matters to you, then this will work, otherwise, avoid this combination.

Celebrities Born in The Year of The Monkey

Elijah Wood, Jennifer Aniston, Harry S. Truman, Rod Stewart, Lyndon B. Johnson, Danny De Vito, Rudy Giuliani, George Lucas, Tom Hanks, Pope John Paul II, Carrie Fisher

Sources: General Info - Wikipedia and Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
Romantic and Bedroom Compatibility - MyPleasure