January 16 Zodiac Sign

January 16 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your birthday suggests that you are a sociable, charming, practical Capricorn with a strong sense of values. Your personal magnetism and ability to quickly assess people and situations can help you advance in life. With a strong sense of your own individuality, you are very aware of image and like to look presentable. Security-conscious, you prefer to plan ahead and are persistent in achieving your chosen objectives.

With the subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Virgo, you like to adhere to a structured system, work with a schedule, or write lists. Mentally sharp and verbally precise, you are a good critic and prefer to be honest and direct. Although retaining a certain shyness or reserve, you are sociable, with good communication skills. Needing recognition, you are usually ambitious and determined, but occasionally you may have doubts and are reluctant to move forward. With a natural business sense, however, you are loyal and responsible once committed to a project.

An ability to befriend people from all walks’ of life can manifest as a humanitarian interest in others. Although you are tough and practical, your eagerness and idealism imply that you are an interesting combination of materialism and enthusiasm. A love of beauty and the good life suggests that you prefer to be surrounded by harmony and luxury and enjoy a touch of glamour.

While you are between the ages of five and thirty-four, your progressed Sun is in Aquarius, highlighting your individuality, desire for freedom, and group awareness. At age thirty-five, as your progressed Sun moves into Pisces, there is a turning point that emphasizes the importance of needing to feel more in touch with your emotions and heightens your sense of vision. Another change at age sixty-five, when your progressed Sun moves into Aries, accents a desire for self-assertion, more action, and new beginnings.

Work & Vocation

Your personality and communication skills suggest that you can be a positive force in sales, teaching, entertainment, or politics. You are practical, ambitious, and hardworking, and in business your charm is likely to be a valuable asset in promoting yourself, a product, or a cause. Equally, your personal touch can help you succeed in publishing or advertising. Since you possess strong values as well as good organizational abilities, this can be advantageous to you in occupations such as administration or law. Alternatively, having a naturally creative approach to life, you may find outlets for your emotional expression through music, writing, or the arts. Whatever career you choose, you can enjoy success in dealing with the public.

Famous people born on your birthday include singer Sade, choreographer Merce Cunningham, actress/singer Ethel Merman, baseball player Dizzy Dean, writer Susan Sontag, model Kate Moss, and naturalist Dian Fossey.


The number 16 birthday suggests that you are ambitious, yet sensitive. Usually outgoing and sociable, you are friendly and thoughtful. Although you are analytical, you often judge life according to how you feel. Intuitive, you have good insight and a caring nature. As a number 16 individual, you may be interested in world affairs and may join international corporations. The gifted ones among you have a talent for writing with sudden flashes of inspiration. You may need to learn how to balance between being overconfident and being doubtful or insecure. The subinfluence of the number 1 month indicates that you are self-reliant and resourceful. Enterprising, you enjoy taking the lead and initiating new projects. As a perceptive and creative individual, you can formulate new concepts and provide an unusual and original perspective. A need for security implies that you are efficient and realistic, and usually a long-term planner.

Positive: higher education, responsibilities to home and family, integrity, intuitive, social, cooperative, insightful

Negative: worry, dissatisfaction, irresponsible, opinionated, skeptical, selfish, unsympathetic

Love & Relationships

Being sociable, you have an ability to make friends easily. Valuing friendship, you are loyal to those you care for. As you want financial security, practical considerations often play a strong part in your romantic partnerships. A longing for love and affection emphasizes the importance of relationships in your life, although you may sometimes appear aloof and give others the wrong impression. It may be necessary to balance your need for intimacy and your need for freedom.


You may have good luck with someone born on one of the following dates.

Love & friendship: Jan. 2, 6, 8, 14, 23, 26, 27, 28, Feb. 4, 10, 12, 21, 24, 26, Mar. 2, 10, 12, 19, 22, 24, Apr. 8, 14, 17, 20, 22, May 6, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 30, June 4, 13, 16, 18, July 2, 11, 14, 16, 20, Aug. 9, 12, 14, 22, Sept. 7, 10, 11, 12, 24, Oct. 5, 8, 10, 26, Nov. 3, 6, 8, 28, Dec. 1, 4, 6, 30

Beneficial: Jan. 9, 12, 18, Feb. 7, 10, Man 5, 8, Apr. 3, 6, May 1, 4, 10, June 2, 30, July 28, Aug. 26, 30, 31, Sept. 24, 28, 29, Oct. 22, 26, 27, Nov. 20, 24, 25, Dec. 18, 22, 23, 29

Challenging: Jan. 1.1, 13, 29, Feb. 9, 11, Mar. 7, 9, 30, Apr. 5, 7, 28, May 3, 5, 26, 31, June 1, 3, 24, 29, July 1, 22, 27, Aug. 20, 25, Sept. 18, 23, 30, Oct. 16, 21, 28, Nov. 14, 19, 26, Dec. 12, 17, 24

Soul mates: Jan. 12, 29, Feb. 10, 27, Mar. 8, 25, Apr. 6, 23, May 4, 21, June 2, 19, July 17, Aug. 15, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 9, Dec. 7