Capricorn horoscope explained

Success, ambition, and diligence are synonymous with Capricorn.

Capricorns have a practical approach to life which might mean they’re mistaken as boring. They don’t like taking risks, stick with tried-and-true methods over innovation, and can often be perfectionist.

An earth sign ruled by Saturn makes Capricorns quite conservative.

Capricorns are born between 22 December and 19 January.

Personality traits

  • Grounded
  • Disciplined
  • Hard-working
  • Ambitious
  • Conservative
  • Dependable
  • Loyal
  • Pessimistic
  • Reserved
  • Industrious
  • Practical
  • Stable

‘Caps’ value material things and tangible achievements. Capricorns are workaholics. Grounded and practical, they get things done, work long hours and stay focused.

Capricorns will inspire you with their drive and determination. They set a high bar for themselves and ooze go-getter energy. They’re humorous and ambitious, and take the time to look after their health, families, and friendships.

Ruled by the planet of restrictions, they’re more traditional and prefer clear boundaries.

They’re dependable and loyal but they do not expect the same of others – so can often be seen as pessimistic.

Virgo and Pisces are the best matches for a Capricorn.

Famous Capricorns

  • Michelle Obama
  • Kate Middleton
  • Martin Luther King
  • Jared Leto
  • Diane Keaton
  • John Legend
  • Regina King
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Dolly Parton
  • Bradley Cooper
  • Zayn Malik
  • Denzel Washington
  • Sir Isaac Newton
  • Jim Carrey
  • Betty White
  • Benjamin Franklin

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