1980 Chinese Zodiac - Metal Monkey

Which type of Monkey are people born in 1980 Chinese zodiac year?

According to Chinese zodiac, 1980 is the year of the Monkey, and it belongs to the Metal element based on Chinese Five Elements. Therefore, the people born in this year is the Metal Monkey. Referring to Gregorian calendar, people born from February 16, 1980 to February 4, 1981 are the Metal Monkey, and people born from January 1 to February 15 in 1980 belong to the previous Earth Sheep sign.


Lucky Signs for 1980 Metal Monkey

 Lucky Numbers: 0, 9

 Lucky Colors: golden, white

2023 Horoscope for Metal Monkey Born in 1980

With the help of some capable people and their own strong willpower, those born in 1980 year of the Monkey would make impressive achievements this year in career and their income would be raised a lot. But they may have conflicts or even wars of words with their workmates or leaders during the process. Try to control the temper and be modest.

In the aspect of love relationship, the singles may not find their lover and those seeing someone may be dumped and experience some dark moments. The life for those in marriage would be happy and they may welcome a new little family member in 2023. 

It is predicted that they would not suffer from physical problems; just be careful of joint spraining when doing exercise.

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2024 Horoscope for Metal Monkey Born in 1980

Monkey people born in 1980 would have a good career fortune in 2024, as they would have a clear direction to develop their career. Focus on one or two things each time, which is easier to success. Wage-earners could expect a promotion for the recognition from the superiors and boss.

However, their fortune in investment is not good as expected, so the steady investment might be the best choice for their wealth management. They would be blessed in their love fortune if they are still single, while it’s a year full of tempts for the married. It’s crucial to preserve their loyalty to their spouse or lover and behave properly when they interact with other opposite sexes.

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Personality Traits of the 1980 Metal Monkey

People born in 1980 year of the Monkey are intelligent, resourceful, innovative and talented. They have outstanding eloquence and strong desire for expressing themselves. In addition, they have a strong thirst for knowledge and love to pursue new things. The indomitable spirit make them stick to one thing until they succeed.

But Chinese zodiac Monkey people born in 1980 are impatient and stubborn. They always think that they are very clever, so it is easy for them to be victims of their own cleverness. Furthermore, they are mischievous and like to play tricks on others, so they have a bad popularity.

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1980 Chinese zodiac Monkey have a good and smooth fortune in career. Office workers can grasp many opportunities in the work field, and good performance and diligent work make them be appreciated by their boss and help them get promoted. At the same time, it is very suitable for them to do a business of their own. As long as they make detailed plan before action, they will succeed.

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The Metal Monkey’s wealth fortune is bumpy. Since they are not people who covet money, their concept of money is rather vague and they are easily cheated by malicious people. And their impetuous character makes it difficult for them to do things calmly and make big fortune. However, after the failure, they will have the consciousness to accumulating wealth. So their financial fortune for the later half-life is not bad.


Love and Relationships

The fortune in love and relationship is pretty good for them. They have many followers in the early age, and they can easily find the right person to get married. After getting married, there still may be some admirers around them because of their success in career. The Monkey people should take the initiative to keep a distance from them, and accompany their spouses more to enhance their relationship.

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The Metal Monkey may have a poor physical condition, but it can be improved. They are more likely to suffer from minor diseases such as colds, fever and gastrointestinal diseases. Therefore, they must pay attention to food hygiene, especially in summer; they should also keep exercising to improve immunity of their body.

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- Last updated on Nov. 21, 2023 by Nancy He -
Questions & Answers on 1980 Chinese Zodiac - Metal Monkey
Asked by Julie Facuri from CANADA | Oct. 11, 2023 13:33Reply
Hi I was born January 8, 1980. I am really confused what is really my zodiac sign, a monkey or sheep
Answers (1)
Answered by Anne | Oct. 11, 2023 18:34

Sheep is your real zodiac sign!
Asked by Kay E. from PHILIPPINES | Oct. 07, 2023 05:29Reply
Im confused about which sign I am, January 28,1980
Please enlighten me to which sign I belong, sometimes I read that I am Earth Sheep and sometimes Metal Monkey.
Answers (1)
Answered by Fiona | Oct. 07, 2023 19:46

You are Sheep.
Asked by sashos from USA | Jan. 30, 2023 09:04Reply
when will i meet the love of my life
im male,
born october 7th 2007
Answers (1)
Answered by Luther | Feb. 05, 2023 17:37

Hello there, 2025, 2028, 2033... can be your lucky years in term of love.
Asked by Vener Bernardo from PHILIPPINES | May. 22, 2022 10:38Reply
Hi i'm born in 1980 March 21,
if i go to business in year 2022 is it good or bad? thanks
Answers (4)
Answered by Coco | May. 29, 2022 23:29

It's neither a bad nor a good year. But hard working can make the situation better. Good luck~
Answered by Vener | Jun. 04, 2022 18:23

Thanks sir
Answered by Me | Sep. 24, 2022 21:42

Hey, I'm eight days older than you! Hello, fellow Metal Monkey!
Answered by Frydaelite | Dec. 01, 2022 00:27

Percentage matters and age lucky colors and meditation/prayer directions may be north one day and south the next
Asked by May from PHILIPPINES | Jul. 21, 2021 09:17Reply
Love and relationship
I am into a long distance relationship with Dragon Man born on April 14, 1976. I am Monkey born on Feb 20, 1980. I want to ask if we can be together this year or next year. Since pandemic, he cannot still come on visa free entry hence its suspended and tourist visa application is not yet open.
Thank you.
Answers (4)
Answered by Louis from FRANCE | Jul. 26, 2021 19:09

Well...it is hard to say. All depends on the pandemic control situation.
Answered by Monster | Jan. 01, 2022 04:38

Push for the dragon born man, that is one of the only Chinese characters that we can have comfortable with. Believe me I am now living with a dragon born we are partner and no major conflict so far running 8 years with him. We started as LDR too for 4 years before we lived together.
Answered by Craig | Dec. 04, 2022 19:26

Male metal married 20 years to fire dragon ,opposites but somehow still legally together
Answered by Milk | Jan. 27, 2023 06:08

He found already someone else
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