The April 16 Zodiac sign is: Aries
Those born on the 16th of April fall under the sign of Aries. People with this birthday are found to be charismatic individualists with a heart of gold. While they are very much self determined and intent on blazing their own trails, the April 16 Aries also has a soft spot for helping people and giving back. Read on for an in-depth look at the April 16 Zodiac birthday personality.
Sun Sign: Aries
Zodiac Symbol: The Ram
3rd Decan Aries: Jupiter/Sagittarius
Degree: 25° 30’ – 26° 30’ Aries
Zodiac Element: Fire
Opposite Sign: Libra
April Birthstone: Diamond
Motto: “I am”
Flowers: hollyhock, thistle, poppy, carnation, geranium
The April 16 Zodiac Personality
The April 16 Aries is restless and possessed with significant creative energy. Like most Aries, they have a pioneering spirit and will try to get their hands on anything they think can advance their self interests. They can be very hard headed and often ignore the advice and admonitions of parental and authority figures.
They often have to learn things the hard way before they will fully appreciate the significance of what they’ve been warned about. However, because they are willing to explore and experience things for themselves, they will often be in a position to acquire special insights and secrets that only someone who’s lived through such experiences could ever know.
Going off the beaten path is the April 16 Aries’ M.O. They do not wish to follow in other people’s footsteps except for the rare few people they admire and respect. They are students of world and are very open to learning and experiencing different things. They have a humanitarian side that compels them to try and create a positive impact that extends beyond their self serving ambitions.
The April 16 zodiac birthday indicates an Aries who has great powers of concentration in the service of a particular aim or goal. They have an enterprising nature and are often able to inspire others to be better and expect more from themselves. People born on this day are bound to live a colorful lives that take them many places. They are naturally inclined to distinguish themselves through the unconventionality of their achievements and experiences.
The April 16 Aries is thoughtful and sensitive and may sometimes suffer from insecurity regarding the decisions they make. They wonder if they are doing the right thing or making a big mistake that can’t be to fixed or backed out from later on. They are sometimes conflicted between their desire to fulfill obligations to others and the desire to get ahead and further their own agenda.
When they are focused on the bigger picture, they try not to get bogged down with the particulars of every choice they make. They tend to judge life according to how they feel and run with that. April 16 Aries often possess good insight about people and situations. With their awareness of trends and patterns, and overall intuitive prowess, they tend to be good at making projections about the future. This can serve them well in the world of investing and money markets.
Those born with this birthday also tend to be very physical and athletic. They have a robust constitution and durability that is made for rough n’ tumble activity. The April 16 birthday indicates a worldliness and desire for travel and exploration. Because of their need for variety and novelty, it is likely that they will undergo a number of career moves in search of better prospects.
April 16 Zodiac Career
The April 16 zodiac birthday indicates someone who can best achieve success through patience and persistence and have to undergo a fair share of tribulation to achieve it. Frustrations can arise due to dissatisfaction with their lot. Thanks to their ambitious tenacity and ability to push themselves, the April 16 Aries is well able to rise to great heights in their profession. They are both pragmatic and imaginative and may enjoy careers in acting, writing, media, the humanities and architecture. Jobs that involve travel are also appealing for them. Because of their practical and material concerns, they are not likely to stick around for any job that is not financially rewarding.
April 16 Zodiac Love Compatibility
The Aries born on the 16th of April is socially adept and makes for a fun and amusing partner. They place much importance on their friendships and they like to associate with people who they hold admiration for and is on board to have a good time. Although they are adamant about making their own decisions, the April 16 Aries does care about the opinions and feedback of others. In relationships, they generally try to keep things cordial and harmonious between them and their significant others but they can occasionally rock the boat with their temper and confrontational moods.
Birthdays Most compatible with the April 16 Zodiac Personality:
Jan. 18, Feb. 16, Mar. 14, Apr. 12, May 10, 29 Jun. 8, 27, Jul. 6, 25, Aug. 4, 23 Sept. 2, 21, Oct. 19 Nov. 17, Dec. 15
April 16 Zodiac Traits:
- Lack of Sympathy
Eminent April 16 Zodiac People
Selena – Born: April 16, 1971
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, model, actress, and fashion designer. Called the Queen of Tejano music, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century.
Charlie Chaplin – Born: April 16, 1889
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin KBE was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. He became a worldwide icon through his screen persona, “the Tramp”, and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry.
Pope Benedict XVI – Born: April 16, 1927
Pope Benedict XVI was head of the Catholic Church and as sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2005 until his resignation in 2013. Benedict’s election as pope occurred in the 2005 papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II.
Akon – Born: April 16, 1973
Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, known mononymously as Akon, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and actor. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of “Locked Up”, the first single from his debut album, Trouble.
Chance The Rapper – Born: April 16, 1993
Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, known professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and philanthropist from the West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. In 2013, he began to gain recognition following the release of his second mixtape, Acid Rap.
Gina Carano – Born: April 16, 1982
Gina Joy Carano is an American actress, television personality, fitness model and a former mixed martial artist. Carano began her training with straight Muay Thai to competitive MMA, where she competed in Strikeforce and EliteXC. She was featured in ESPN The Magazine as well as Maxim.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – Born: April 16, 1947
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Numerology of Number 16 Birthday
Being born on the 16th of the month suggests an ambitious yet caring disposition is part of your character. You are split between your attachment to family and the desire for worldly success and adventure. Ultimately, you likely pursue the latter but your decisions are invariably dictated by emotions and what feels right to you. Your powers of perception are strong and you possess a natural insight about people and what makes them tick. You are likely to be a good judge of character and situations. Because of your dual desire to be true to yourself and also uphold responsibilities to others, you can feel torn by these sometimes conflicting and competing interests.
World affairs and global politics are likely to be of interest to you. Because of this, you may be drawn to careers that involve international travel or contact like journalism and ambassador roles. Charitable organizations and humanitarian cause are also likely to be of interest. Restless and in need of meaningful activity, those born with a number 16 birthday are inclined to pursue a path that fulfills them on a spiritual level and not just financial. There is a tendency to be dissatisfied with your lot and sometimes insecure. Your spiritual awakening is often fomented during periods of instability and change. Achieving balance between your commitment to self and devotion to others is one of your main challenges.
Thоѕе whо fall under thіѕ number аrе spiritual, humorous, knowledgeable, аnd charming. Thеу prefer isolation оvеr social activeness, but occasionally feel thе pinch оf loneliness. Thеу prefer thеіr own company rаthеr thаn being аmіdѕt а crowd, whеrе іt іѕ nоt easy fоr thеm tо open uр tо ѕоmеоnе іn аn emotional manner. Life number 16s аrе ѕоmеtіmеѕ egocentric since thеу believe thаt еvеrуthіng іѕ аbоut thеm. Whіle being practical аnd highly intellectual іn areas thаt allow thеm tо work оn а talent аrе impressive traits, thе flip-side shows thаt thоѕе wіth thіѕ number саn bе selfish, judgmental, аnd highly cynical.
3rd Decan Aries – Jupiter/Sagittarius
Under this decan, the added influence of Jupiter imputes to this birthday, some of the qualities and attributes associated with the mutable fire sign, Sagittarius. The energy of Jupiter imparts some humorousness and a deeper thirst for knowledge and curiosity for the unknown. An openness to possibilities and love of adventure colors this birthday personality with the spirit of a traveler and explorer. This appetite for growth and expansion may be satisfied through both the academic realm of higher education and also physical expeditions and tourism.
The planetary influence of Jupiter bestows intellectual gifts and a clever mind that is adept at sarcasm and irony. The focus of this planet is not on the mundane details but on the bigger picture that ties everything together. Freedom and latitude is of great importance to this birthday and when restricted or stifled by the state of their lives, they become restless and discontent. They sense intuitively that there is always something greater on the horizon and this fuels their optimistic and jovial outlook.
Whether they pursue an academic path or not, personalities with this decanate will no doubt possess a love of learning that they carry throughout their lives. They are students of the world and hold an interest in many things because variety is the spice of life. They hope to discover meaning and greater truth and so spiritual teachings and metaphysics are likely to attract their attention. They may have a philosophical bend and their sense of humor may often come laced with poignant truths and wisdom.
Additionally, the nature of this decan’s ruler, Jupiter also attracts good luck and fortune for the individual. Jupiter is associated with abundance, idealism, prosperity, and grandiosity. This can also manifest as a tendency toward self-aggrandizement and the overestimation of one’s abilities. Because of this, it may be important that the individual guard against such things as false optimism and greed as well as avoiding the pitfalls of an over-inflated ego. Their strong capacity for faith and positive attitude allows to them to persevere and weather the storms that could otherwise steal their joy.
About the Aries Sun Sign
As an Aries Sun, you are energetic, alert and full of chutzpah. Your first instinct is to act or react, oftentimes without thinking. This can make you quick on the draw but also prone to mishaps and accidents. Aries is a competitor who is attracted to challenges and any opportunity to test their courage and abilities. Being told they can’t do something only motivates them to prove they can. They are passionate and enthusiastic but sometimes egotism and overconfidence can set them up for devastating disappointments when they fall short. Fortunately, their pugnacious spirit won’t leave them feeling sorry for themselves for too long. Aries is capable of bouncing back from almost any set back with renewed determination and resolve.
Aries Sun is a pioneer, explorer and daredevil. They are very independent and seek to do things their own way, free of other people’s influence or help. They tend to operate as either a leader or a loner but can still prove a highly valuable contributor as part of a team. Aries displays a certain boldness and a compulsion to confront their fears and move toward danger rather than run from it. They can be very heroic in the way they forge ahead demonstrating leadership and initiative that others often admire. As a fire sign, Aries emotions are intense and passionate. They tend to express themselves in an unabashedly frank and authentic way. Aries is typically unafraid to speak their mind and may often say things without much concern or consideration for people’s feelings.
Patience is not their strong suit and so it is not uncommon for Aries to get testy and lose their temper. They often take the most direct approach in going about what they are after and being denied or forced to wait for too long can infuriate them. Aries wants to make their mark and distinguish themselves from the pack. Even the quieter among them secretly want to be number one at something. They are almost always active and enjoy starting new projects and enterprises. They are fiercely loyal to the people they love and can often do a great deal for them in gallant fashion.
FACTS ABOUT ARIES
♈ In Greek myth, the Golden Fleece came from a gold-haired winged ram that was held in Colchis. The fleece was a symbol of authority and kingship. The symbol of the ram is based on the Chrysomallus, the flying ram that provided the Golden Fleece.
♈ The name Aries is Latin for ram. It is one of the 48 constellations described by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations. The Aries constellation is a mid-sized constellation, ranking 39th in overall size, with an area of 441 square degrees.
♈ In 2011, police in Chatham-Kent, Ontario, announced that, of 1,986 people arrested, 203 were Aries. That’s roughly 10.22%.
♈The planetary ruler of Aries is Mars. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Mars was the god of war and also an agricultural guardian. Under the influence of Greek culture, Mars was identified with the Greek god Ares, whose myths were reinterpreted in Roman literature and art under the name of Mars.
♈The sign of Aries corresponds to the 1st house, the house of self. The first house governs physical appearance, traits and characteristics. First impressions. General outlook into the world. Ego. Beginnings and initiatives.
♈ Aries is a Cardinal sign which means they are initiators. Each Cardinal sign commences the beginning of a new season: Aries/Spring, Cancer/Summer, Libra/Fall, and Capricorn/Winter. Cardinal signs carry the energy of initiation. They are the ones who like to get things started within their respective domain of focus.
♈Aries is one of the fire signs in astrology along with Leo and Sagittarius. The Fire element is associated with creative energy, vitality and passion for life.
More April Birthdays:
Jhoon is a writer and artist who likes to study astrology and psychology. Astroligion.com was launched in 2016 with a focus on astrology but has since expanded to include the MBTI and other topics. This site has provided Jhoon a great incentive to research and learn more about many subjects of personal interest.