Monkey Year Horoscope: Mischievousness Can Affect Your Future

The horoscope of people born in the Year of the Monkey can tell you a lot of things about personality, duration to get good luck, and using lucky colors to improve fortune.

If you study the table of 12 zodiac animals, the Monkey has the 9th position before the Rooster Year and after the Goat Year.

Most people recognize that the monkeys are intelligent but mischievous and unstable. All of these also influence the people born in the Monkey Years.

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Let’s look deeper into the Monkey horoscope as below!

Please note that the article about the Year of the Monkey is only for reference! To apply its principles, you need to consult a feng shui master.

Which years belong to the Monkey?

People were born in 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, and 2028, belonging to the Year of Monkey. However, not all of them have the same destiny and character traits because the date of birth and five elements also contribute to setting up their future.

The table below will show you correctly which dates and years belong to the Monkey. You can see them below.

Goat YearSolar Calendar
Starting – Ending Date
Five Elements
202826 Jan 2028 – 12 Feb 2029Earth
201608 Feb 2016 – 27 Jan 2017Fire
200422 Jan 2004 – 08 Feb 2005Water
199204 Feb 1992 – 22 Jan 1993Metal
198016 Feb 1980 – 04 Feb 1981Wood
196829 Jan 1968 – 15 Feb 1969Earth
195612 Feb 1956 – 30 Jan 1957Fire
194425 Jan 1944 – 12 Feb 1945Water
193206 Feb 1932 – 25 Jan 1933Metal

Lucky colors for the Goat ages

When you choose clothes, buy a car, paint a house, or wear jewelry, you may pay attention to its color to get good luck in a relationship, life, and business.

Please check the suitable colors for the Monkey ages following the five elements of feng shui below!

  • Year of the Earth Monkey (1968, 2028): The lucky colors of these years are Dark Yellow and Earthy Brown, which are considered the destiny colors of the Earth Monkey. Orange, Purple, Red, and Pink are all right to use but not the best choice.
  • Year of the Fire Monkey (1956, 2016): The color of compatibility includes Green, which will make you fresher. Besides, you can choose Red, Pink, and Purple, which are the destiny colors of Fire in five elements.
  • Year of the Water Monkey (1944, 2004): The feng shui colors include Blue, Black, and White. While the element of Black belongs to Water, White belongs to Metal that can create Water.
  • Year of the Metal Monkey (1932, 1992): The colors suitable for these years are Bright Yellow and Pure White. The yellow belonging to Earth can create Metal in five elements, and White is the right color of the Earth’s destiny.
  • Year of the Wood Monkey (1920,1980): The lucky color is Green which is the best match. Besides, other suitable colors are Black or Dark Blue, because these colors represent the element of Water, which creates Wood, so they are beneficial for people born in the year of the Wood Monkey.
Goat YearFive ElementsLucky ColorsUnlucky Colors
2028EarthDark Yellow, Brown, Orange, Purple, Red, PinkGreen
2016FireGreen, Red, Pink, PurpleBlack, Blue
2004WaterBlack, White, BlueEarthy Brown, Dark Yellow
1992MetalBright Yellow, Pure WhiteOrange, Pink, Red, Purple
1980WoodGreen, Dark Blue, BlackGray, White, Dark Brown
1968EarthDark Yellow, Brown, Orange, Purple, Red, PinkGreen
1956FireGreen, Red, Pink, PurpleBlack, Blue
1944WaterBlack, White, BlueEarthy Brown, Dark Yellow
1932MetalBright Yellow, Pure WhiteOrange, Pink, Red, Purple

Character traits of the Monkey-year people

People born in the Year of the Monkey often have a colorful life, have a brave spirit, and then go out into society. With enthusiasm, people of this age are often loved.

If the zodiac animal in front is the Year of the Goat, who does not have much ability in presentation, then the Year-of-the-Monkey people have good skills to express themselves well and have the ability to convince other people.

The Monkey people also have a strong point of being sharp in business, sometimes this becomes a weakness because they think too much about themselves and their own interests. Therefore, when the common interest is reduced, many Monkey people will not be loyal to this group, so they will look for a place with higher benefits to doing business.

The life of the Monkey people is relatively exciting and loved by their families, but because of their mischievousness, naughty features, and love to fly, it will cause them a lot of trouble, especially in teenagers and middle ages. As for old age, the Monkey ages sometimes feel lonely because of their nostalgia, often looking back through colorful, windy old times. Overcome the weakness in yourself to live peacefully.

The optimistic, communicative features of this zodiac animal help them to have many friends and wide relationships. From there, it brings many job opportunities and easy money. However, it’s because of the hot temper, and the love of flying and jumping off the Monkey Ages that lead to many hasty decisions and miss many good opportunities. Therefore, the Monkey needs to understand themselves to slow down in thinking to make better decisions.

Careers in which Monkey people can try to get success easily include lawyers, actors, writers, and athletes. Particular attention is to diplomats and journalists, who are very suitable for the personality of the Monkey ages, who like to travel, get relationships, communicate, and get the ability to speak well.

The Monkeys love to take the lead and make others obey. In many cases, this is a weakness as well as a bad trait that needs to be pondered because many people will hate and want to avoid them.

If compared with the age of the Goat wanting peace in love, the Year of the Monkey seems to be the opposite. The Monkey ages like the richness, variety, and intensity of love, it is these desires that can make many people in the Monkey Year unfaithful and adventurous in love.

The Monkey people can also easily fall into the love trap because of their enthusiasm, and haste to make themselves fall in love too quickly, either misunderstanding or truly love too soon can lead to you becoming a one-sided lover. That’s why you feel disappointed because you don’t get enough response you deserve. Therefore, when young, the Monkey Year is quite difficult to find true love. As get older, people of this age slow down, and become more stable, they can cultivate a love for their family.

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Monkey people have high ability in public relations. balouriarajesh/pixabay

The zodiac animals are suitable for the Year of the Monkey in business

According to the concept of feng shui, each person is associated with a certain zodiac and horoscope. There are animals when combined, doing anything is easy and convenient if the wrong combination of zodiac animals will cause difficulties and uncertainties.

In terms of this thinking, in the trio of people born in the Year of the Monkey – the Year of the Rat – the Year of the Dragon, if combined together, they will support each other to develop and bring many benefits together.

On the contrary, according to the “Four Contrary Zodiac Animals”, the year of the Monkey will be difficult to match with the people of the Tiger, Snake, and Pig Years.

With the remaining zodiac animals, people born in the year of the Monkey can cooperate in business but with consideration.

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