Year of Snake

People born in the Year of the Snake are intuitive, introspective and graceful. They are exciting and dark at the same time. Frequently contemplative and private, the Snake is not outwardly emotional, and will often plot and scheme to achieve their desires.

2013 is the Year of the Water Snake. Water Snakes are influential and insightful, and more flexible than other Snakes. They manage others well and are very determined. They are affectionate with their family and friends, but do not show this side of their personality to colleagues or business partners.

Snake lucky gemstone: Topaz, jasper, bloodstone

Snake lucky colour: Red

Most compatible signs for the Snake: Rooster, Ox and Dragon

Most incompatible signs for the Snake: Pig, Monkey and Tiger

Most compatible careers for Snakes: Scientists, analysts, jewellers, spiritual leaders, sociologists, astrologers, investigators and painters

People born in the Year of the Snake include: Helen Reddy, Peter Garrett, Malcolm Young, Mark Waugh, Steve Waugh, John Polson, Ada Nicodemou, Cadel Evans, Barry Hall, Michael Klim, Jessica Mauboy, Jeff Fatt, Darren Lockyer, David Wenham, Audrey Hepburn, Howard Hughes, Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Onassis, Linda McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, Queen Elizabeth I, Virginia Woolf and Bob Dylan.