Everything You Need to Know About Sagittarius

Do you have Sagittarius in your chart?

We’re covered just about every aspect of astrology— from houses to elements to each and every planet. But, you know what we haven’t done? An in-depth guide for each sign in the zodiac. Now we’ve reached Sagittarius, one of the most exciting signs of the zodiac. Take a look at our guide to Sagittarius in the gallery below, then let us know if you have Sagittarius in your chart in the comments section on social media.

What is Sagittarius?

Sagittarius is the ninth sign in the zodiac and Sagittarians have birthdays from November 22nd to December 21st. The name originates from its constellation and it’s represented by archer/centaur. Sagittarius is the mutable fire sign and it’s ruled by Jupiter.

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Sagittarius Sun

If your Sun is in Sagittarius, you have a natural optimism. You’re a free spirited individual who pursues travel and exploration at any opportunity you can get. However, this spontaneity can lead you to be a bit reckless and irresponsible.

Sagittarius Moon

If your Moon is in Sagittarius, you have a very expansive point of view. You think and feel very independently from others often seeking solitude in times of strife. You often use new hobbies or interests to mask your emotions.

Sagittarius Rising

If your Rising is in Sagittarius you come off as an exceptionally positive individual. You light up a room with your personality and magnetic sense of humor. Growing up, you were likely the class clown.


Sagittarians are most compatible with their fellow fire signs Aries and Leo. You can also have magnetic chemistry with sociable air signs Gemini, Libra and Aquarius. You’re typically least compatible with emotional water signs Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces.


Sagittarians will often find success in careers centered on travel, such as pilots, travel photographers and travel writers. You always have a great sense of humor, which makes you naturally inclined to pursue a career in comedy.

Famous Sagittarians

Some of our favorite Sagittarian Sun celebrities include Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sarah Hyland, Bill Nye, Anna Faris, Ben Stiller, Chrissy Teigen, Kaley Cuoco, Zoë Kravitz, Sarah Silverman, Janelle Monaé, Lucy Liu, Britney Spears, Amanda Seyfried, Jay-Z, Tyra Banks, Margaret Cho, Hailee Steinfeld, Regina Hall, Vanessa Hudgens, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Christina Aguilera and Jonah Hill.