Snake - Personality and Characteristics


Wise, Humorous, Brilliant

Snake is usually regarded as a dark, insidious, sly and ruthless being. Both in western countries and China, there are many legend stories about the animal. And most of the time, it is labeled with a dark image. Actually, the animal is also the symbol of wisdom. People born in the Year of the Snake according to Chinese zodiac are usually well-educated, decent, smart and humorous. They can be brilliant artists, political leaders, as well as great thinkers, such as Gandhi, Goethe, Kennedy, and Picasso.


Decent, Sophisticated, Eloquent

Most of time, Snake personality is nonchalant, but they are actually enthusiastic. They are romantic, decent and sophisticated, and also eloquent, which makes them humorous. People will feel comfortable and relaxed when talking with them. They seldom get angry, for they get used to thinking twice before leaping. They are gifted in thinking and creating, especially good at spiritual work. They always have clear goals and plans about their career, and they will schedule and finish them step by step. When coming across problems, they can remain calm and rational. Their innate sense and insight make them grasp every possible chance. They are good at making decisions and determined to fulfill plans.


Suspicious, Stingy, Lazy

People born in the Year of the Snake will not show their weak side to others, and people cannot see their inner side, so they don’t have many real friends. They are a bit stingy and suspicious, which makes people keep a distance from them. Sometimes, they are over curious about others' personal affairs and like to gossip behind, and even create rumors. Sloth is another of their weaknesses. Although they have a lot of ambitions, they cannot be persistent to realize them. They go to jealousy easily. They will go against people who are more excellent than them but not learn from others.


Responsible, Leadership, Creative

Those with Chinese zodiac sign of Snake are fond of thinking, and they can perform outstandingly in work related to history, art and creating. They are bold to face challenges, and will not give in easily. Having strong sense of responsibility, they are capable of dealing with kinds of difficulties. With talented memory, they can always remember their clients’ names and tastes, so there are nice people supporting their career now and then. Snake Chinese zodiac personality is acute and smart, so they can always seize the chance to get a promotion. Leadership and executive ability push them to the top of their career. However, they should be very prudent when making investments.

 Best Jobs for Snakes

They are born with creation and imagination, so office work is not suitable for them. They need find a job in which they can utilize their talents and intelligence. The jobs related in thinking and creation are suitable for them, such as fashion designer, gardener, educator, conductor, writer, composer, and journalist.

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Snake's Best Jobs and Working Partners
Snake's Best Business and Career Fields  


Affluent, Easy Money, Spending Problem

In general, their luck in money is nice, for their career or business develop smoothly under friends’ help. They are seldom bothered by money shortage, but lead a better-off life. They also get luck in easy money, such as in lottery or stocks. People with Chinese zodiac Snake sign have a habit of spending. They would rather spend money in luxuries than in daily necessities. Their extravagant lifestyle will change better after they get married. To keep a stable financial status, they need to reduce unnecessary expenditure and make some long-term investments. Besides, they are a bit stingy; if they can change that, they can make more friends.

Love and Relationships

Romantic, Enthusiastic, Loyal

Male Snakes seeks passionate and vigorous love, and there are a lot of girls gathering around them. They are romantic and trendy, and also good at read girls’ mind. Therefore, they can find lovers easily. At first people may think they are indifferent. When getting familiar, their zeal in relationship will show up. The problem is that they are usually strict to their partner. In love, female snake personality is frank and straightforward. They keep a loyal and faithful heart to their men. However, they are quite possessive, which makes others feel depressed. If they can leave more personal space for the other, their relationship will be better.

Best Matches: Dragon, Rooster
Bad Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Snake, Sheep, Pig

 See Love Compatibility of Snake, to know more about their compatible Chinese zodiac signs, what they are like in love, and how to get along with them.


Heart Disease, Palpitation, Regular Rest

Their Wu Xing (The Five Elements) sign is Fire, which indicates the heart of the physical body. They may get heart problems, such as palpitation, chest congestion, insomnia, amnesia, agitation and arrhythmia. They form a bad habit of sleeping late, which does much harm to the heart’s normal function. They should keep scientific bedtimes. In addition, a light diet is also good for prevent the heart diseases.

Further Reading on Chinese Zodiac Snake:

 Destiny by Birth Month

 Destiny by Birth Date

 Personality by Western Astrology Signs

 Personality by Blood Types

 Character and Fortune by Five Elements

 Fortune in 2021

- Last modified on Jun. 20, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Snake\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Emily from USA | Oct. 12, 2021 21:02Reply
I am a snake burned in 1977. Lost my husband when I was 35 to cancer. Will I ever find love again?
Asked by Mabel from FLORIDA | Jun. 19, 2021 18:27Reply
Cancer goat female and capricorn snake man
Pls help cancer goat female
How to get back my capricorn snake man to me.he seperate me and he said we are only friends.then i find out he has a secret affair to his ex gf and they have a date and going out.i love him so to get his heart again and love me again
Answers (1)
Answered by Paisley | Jun. 20, 2021 23:32

Well, based on the situation, you are suggested to give up and move forward. You deserve better person.
Asked by Cha N from PHILIPPINES | Jun. 12, 2021 03:04Reply
Best date to move to a new house
Hi. I would like to ask when will be the best date for us to move to a new house this June and July 2021? Our house is facing north. My birthday is Aug.8 1977, my husband is July 17, 1975. Our son July 17, 2003 and daughter was May 22, 2008. Thank you. More power!
Answers (1)
Answered by Kayla | Jun. 14, 2021 23:31

According to the prediction, June 19th, June 23rd, June 27th, July 3rd, July 8th, July 14th are lucky dates for you.
Asked by Mabel from FLORIDA | Jun. 04, 2021 22:54Reply
Capricorn Snake man
How to seduce or attract the capricorn snake man?
How to bring back his love to me.and be together again..iam cancer goat woman
Answers (2)
Answered by Veromca | Jun. 06, 2021 23:15

You are suggested to cultivate more common hobbies. In this way, you would have more common topics to discuss. Then try to find a suitable time to express your true feelings. Don't be shy. Just be brave.
Answered by Mabel | Jun. 19, 2021 18:30

Thank you...i always tell him that i will never leave him.ill try to go out with him again but money matters he dont want to to get his heart and love me again
Asked by Pratibha from INDIA | May. 18, 2021 13:11Reply
When will i get married
I am female fire snake DOB 10 july 77, i got divorce in 2019 but till now cant find any guy compatible or i got attracted to. Please help me to know, when will i get married and which country should i get settled to, currently i reside in india, getting proposals
From most of the part of world but i am not able to decide for anyone. I wish to have happy life in my second phase, will my married life be good?
Answers (3)
Answered by Aubrey | May. 23, 2021 18:47

You should keep the positive attitude because you are a kind person. Of course you would find your true love. The prediction shows that the possibility would be high in the second half of the year. Don't worry.
Answered by Pratibha | May. 26, 2021 00:07

Hi Aubrey, thanks for answering. Would you please suggest me where should i get settled in terms of country may be. I am afraid of my future and God forbade a wrong choice too for the partner. I am tired of talking to multiple guys, and its not leading to marriage at all. Will metal Dog be a good partner for me?
Answered by Aubrey | May. 30, 2021 18:09

According to the prediction, the metal Dog and you could be a good match.
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