Taurus facts. Born between April 20th and May 20th and wondering why sudden changes always throw you for a loop?
Have a loved one with a Taurus birthday and can’t figure out why they’re so stubborn?
Look no further! We’ve got all the juicy Taurus facts and can’t wait to dig in to it all with you!
- Taurus dates: April 20 – May 20
- Element: Earth
- Symbol: Bull
- Zodiac quality: Fixed sign
- Best Taurus Match: Cancer, Capricorn, Virgo, Pisces
- What is Taurus scared of? Lack of money
- Best crystals: Kyanite, Lapis Lazuli, Selenite, Citrine, Rose Quartz
- Ruled by: Venus
- Rules: House of Value
- Position: 2nd sign in Zodiac
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What Kind of Person is Taurus?
Taurus Facts: Overview
Following Aries, Taurus is a fixed earth sign.
Fixed signs fall in the middle of every season and act as a stabilizer. So while an Aries may get a group of friends pumped up to go fishing… a Taurus would be the one to gather the fishing poles, bring bait, and make sure everyone wears sunscreen.
The ultimate goal of a fixed sign like Taurus is to provide a solid foundation. Without these Zodiac signs, we’d all end up on a boat, sunburned, with nothing to drink!
Because of their desire to ensure all the Ts are crossed and Is are dotted, Taurus-born are very reliable and loyal. This makes them great friends, family members, and employees.
Taurus is also an earth sign, which speaks to why those born between March 20 and April 20 are so grounded. They’re often not afraid to play the long game and slowly build a solid foundation.
They won’t find their head in the clouds like their neighboring sign (*cough* Aries *cough*) and often find themselves creating a realistic plan.
And with a bull for a sign, it’s no surprise that Taurus stands for getting the job done — and never wavering from the plan. This makes them one of the strongest signs in the Zodiac.
Taurus Facts: Personality Traits and Characteristics
On a good day, the Taurus personality is:
- Independent (Loner)
- Down to earth
- Strong willed (i.e., stubborn)
On the flip side, you may also see these traits in your Taurus:
The fact is that Taurus women know what they want and are patient enough to get it.
They may be the tortoise in the tortoise and the hare, but they always win.
Her friends may ask her how she always seems to know what to do, and she may not even be able to tell them! Taurus women have amazing intuition an aren’t afraid to act on it.
On the flip side, Taurus ladies are analytical. They also scrutinize potential friends and partners to ensure they’re worth their time and energy.
Because a Taurus woman invests so much in her relationships, she is protective of who she lets into her inner circle, and may come off as distant or cold. But once she opens up, she won’t hold anything back! These traits make her special!
Taurus Woman in Love
In love, a Taurus woman will stop at almost nothing to ensure her partner is happy. She wants to be the best she can be and looks at relationships like a project she needs to execute.
But, because of her loyalty and need to please, a Taurus woman may stay in a relationship longer than she wants to.
Long story short, a Taurus girl is someone you can depend on. She’s strong, practical and reliable. Because of her loyalty, she’s careful who she falls in love with. But once she does, stars align and she’s ready to settle down.
Partners of Taurus women know almost no one takes better care of them than she does. She’s super affectionate, and her goal is for her partner to be happy. The only thing she asks in return? To be loved and cared about.
If she senses she’s being taken advantage of she will go cold and distant.
Looking for a man who knows exactly what he wants? Look no further! Taurus guys are focused and rarely waver from their end goal.
While they put on a calm and collected front up, don’t forget that Taurus is ruled by the planet of love (Venus). That means there’s a hopeless romantic tucked away behind those stubborn eyes.
In a relationship, a Taurus man loves being in love. He also loves routine. Sudden changes may throw him for a loop and make him respond with fear or anger.
On the flip side, he’s loyal and goes above and beyond to please who he’s with. People around him may joke that he makes the rest of them look bad because he’s always bringing flowers to his partner… or planning romantic outings!
Taurus Facts: Men and Their Friends
His friends may not look to him for leadership, but when they come up with a crazy idea, they know he’ll pull the strings behind the scenes to make it happen. A Taurus man is likely the reason his friends kept making it home after their college parties… because he never ditches someone in his inner circle.
And because he invests so much in his relationships, a Taurus man is picky about who he connects with. Though people may see him as aloof or judgmental, but he’s just deciding where his energy is best spent.
Long story short, a Taurus guy is someone you want in your corner. Not only will he ensure your plans go off without a hitch, he’ll stay loyal through the end.
Taurus Facts and History of the Zodiac Sign
Taurus is one of the oldest known constellations, which makes perfect sense! Why? Because Taurus-born are all about playing the long game.
And fun fact: Taurus doesn’t coincide with the constellation of Taurus (which isn’t unusual). Rather, Taurus is a continuation of the sign of Aries. This shows up in shared personality traits like stubbornness, perseverance, and loyalty.
But, those with the Taurus Zodiac sign definitely have their own identity. (Just ask anyone around them!)
Taurus Myths and Legend
One of the myths surrounding Taurus is that of Zeus abducting Europa (a princess). The story says that she was having fun with her friends on a seashore when Zeus first laid eyes on her. He instantly fell in love and approached her disguised as a bull. Europa was attracted to the beauty of the bull and jumped on his back to ride him.
Zeus then took her across the water to Crete, where she gave birth to his three sons. After that, she married the Crete King, and her children inherited the rule of the island.
To this day Taurus is referred to as “the bull of heaven” or “the bull in front.” Its sign is also a bull.
Who Should Date and Marry a Taurus?
Those with the Taurus astrology sign do best dating and marrying:
On the flip side, some astrological signs can’t handle a stubborn Taurus. These signs are the least compatible:
Does Taurus Fall in Love Easily?
Remember when the prince kissed Sleeping Beauty, they feel instantly in love, and lived happily ever after?
The same can be said about a Taurus. You see, those with the Taurus sign also fall in love quickly. These sweethearts are not in the dating game for the thrill of it.
Instead, they are looking for their soulmate… and when they find them, it’s a forever love with a rock solid and secure foundation.
As loyal lovers and partners, all a Taurus asks in return is to for you to be affectionate and loyal. Seriously, this sign is super easy to please!
A stable and peaceful home? A Saturday night routine? Kindness and affection? Those are the ways to make a Taurus fall in love with you! (And they will be jealous if you take that affection away!)
Yeah, but aren’t Taurus loners?
You’ve probably heard the fact about Taurus being loners. While that’s true, they do best being in a stable relationship with a loving partner. A Taurus will gladly take on a lifetime “plus one” if it’s their soulmate!
Taurus Love Compatibility
Let’s get on the juicy stuff, shall we? Here are some of the signs lucky enough to play nice with the Taurus Zodiac sign.
Taurus and Cancer
Taurus and Cancer are two peas in a pod. They both understand the need for stability and value emotional sensitivity. These two signs could talk for days and rarely have a communication problem. To top it off, they understand each other’s unique perspective on intimacy and fit together like yin and yang.
Taurus and Capricorn
There’s no miscommunication between a Capricorn and Taurus because both signs tell it like it is! These two also value trust and intellect… so they’ll be the ones chatting in the corner for hours while their friends discuss last night’s game. This pair can balance each other’s perceived coldness out and create a fire that could pass the test of time.
Taurus and Pisces
*Soulmate alert* :) Talk about a match made in heaven! A Taurus Zodiac sign and Pisces duo can be straight out of a Hallmark movie. This relationship is all about giving and receiving, and each partner will do an equal amount of both. They both understand the need for emotional intimacy and will each make sure the other feels loved and cared for.
On the flip side, here are Taurus’ least compatible signs. These may drive a change-resistant Taurus away:
Taurus and Sagittarius
Born adventures, Sagittarius folk hate sitting still and thrive on spontaneity. This can be a real nightmare for a Taurus who loves routine and predictability! Sagittarius are also known to speak their mind without much thought about how it will make someone feel. This tendency may hurt a Taurus’ feelings and cause them to close off or turn cold. (In a relationship with a Sagittarius? Here’s our top love tips for dating this Zodiac sign.)
Taurus and Gemini
While Geminis love romance and emotional chats like Taurus, they bore easily and like to shake things up. A Taurus would rather sit at home and enjoy a night in. But a Gemini would like to take the town by storm with a group of friends. This can become an exhausting impasse that could cause both parties to lose interest.
Taurus and Aquarius
Free-spirited Aquarius may not understand the routine-loving Taurus. Because they like to fly by the seat of their pants, they may feel like their Taurus is taking life too seriously. On the flip side, a Taurus may get stressed by the lack of planning their Aquarius partner is doing. Trust may become an issue with this duo.
Taurus Facts: The Best Jobs for a Taurus
By now it’s no surprise that those born under the Taurus astrology sign live for routine and detail. And without them in the workplace, projects would often go half finished or unravel.
Taurus folks thrive in a support role (rather than a leadership role) at the office. Not because they aren’t leaders, but because they’re wonderful supporters. They give upper management the ability to dream big and then they focus on executing the plans.
They also tell it like it is in a workplace so they may earn a rep for being cold or blunt. In reality, though, they care about the end result and do their best to ensure success.
Fun fact: Their boss and coworkers know the office Taurus will always have their back!
In a nutshell, Taurus workers do best when they work the same schedule daily. Also, they will rarely switch jobs or companies once they find a good place to settle in. But, because of their loyalty, they also may stay in a position longer than they should.
Taurus Facts About Money
Are Taurus good with money? Well, as a general rule, Taurus is a very generous Zodiac sign. They want their close friends and family to be well taken care of and have all their needs met.
A Taurus has been saving money since childhood, so it’s not uncommon for them to have large bank accounts. But, because they are risk adverse, they will rarely put large chunks of money in investments or try their hand at gambling.
And because they love plans, those with the Taurus astrology sign will follow a budget. They’ve also been known to argue at the checkout counter over a few cents!
Fact: if you’re a Taurus, you’re in good company! Do you see yourself in these eminent Taurus signs?
Famous Taurus Males
- The Rock
- Channing Tatum
- George Clooney
- Jerry Seinfeld
- Willie Nelson
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Stevie Wonder
- Johnny Galecki
- Kunal Nayyar
Famous Taurus Females
- Tina Fey
- Jessica Alba
- Audrey Hepburn
- Kelly Clarkson
- Megan Fox
- Barbra Streisand
Taurus Facts Takeaways
There are lots of things to love about being a Taurus! Fact is, they’re loyal, responsible, and romantics at heart. Here are some of the best reasons Taurus-born can wear their sign with pride…
- They plan killer vacations with friends, and ensure that work projects go out on time.
- Their symbol (the Bull) exemplifies strength, bravery, passion, and determination!
- Romance is their middle name. Those lucky enough to be with a Taurus will know that they always go the extra mile to ensure they’re taken care of.
- Virtually nothing can bring this sign down — adversity only makes them stronger. :)
- Taurus astrology folk thrive on communication and tell it like it is. Because of that, they often have a great group of genuine friends around them. A Taurus-built inner circle is usually full of the cream of the crop!