Virgo horoscope explained

Don’t be fooled by ‘the maiden’ or ‘the virgin’, Virgos are a tough audience and are quick to criticise – and harshly.

This stems from the high standards they have for themselves and others. Oh, and their tendency to judge if you don’t live up to them.

They often live by a set of strict ‘rules’ and can be quite moralistic.

Virgo is an earth sign ruled by Mercury. Those born between 23 August and 22 September are Virgoans.

Personality traits

  • Critical
  • Moralistic
  • Problem solvers
  • Loyal
  • Modest
  • Judgmental
  • Practical
  • Communicative
  • Rational

Virgo is quick to criticise, but not out of malice. They have a genuine desire for things to be better or at least as they ‘should’ be.

They’re grounded, practical, and detail-orientated and can be tough to get out of their shell.

But when they do … It’s a riot!

Represented by the ‘virgin’ which is illustrative of their approach to life; like seeing things for the first time or always looking for fresh perspective.

Virgo can be very loyal and kind, as friends and family will readily testify. They’re also excellent problem solvers

You’ll often see Virgoans in writing or public speaking roles, or in teaching or caring jobs.

Virgoans pair well with Pisceans and Cancereans.

Famous Virgos

  • Beyoncé
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Sean Connery
  • Cameron Diaz
  • Adam Sandler
  • Liam Gallagher
  • Zendaya
  • Micheal Jackson
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Salma Hayek
  • Idris Elba
  • Blake Lively
  • Shania Twain
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Jason Derulo
  • Gloria Estefan
  • Michael Bublé
  • Colin Firth

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