February 23 Zodiac: Sign, Personality Traits, Compatibility and More

Written by Nixza Gonzalez
Updated: August 27, 2023
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People born on February 23rd are Pisces. The zodiac sign, Pisces, is a water sign that represents dreaminess, emotions, and creativity. Pisces are naturally great storytellers, listeners, and artists. What does it mean to have a February 23 zodiac sign? Follow along to discover more about this imaginative sign.

Pisces are compatible with fellow water signs like Scorpios and Cancers.

About Pisces

Western astrology is fun to partake in. Although it’s considered a pseudoscience, it’s still fun to read horoscopes online. Horoscopes are general predictions based on your sign and a specific time or place. The February 23 zodiac sign is ruled over by two planets, Jupiter and Neptune. These planets are similar. Jupiter is associated with movement, adventure, and positivity. It’s also sometimes represented by luck. Neptune, on the other hand, is a more dreamy ruling planet. It represents hope, dreams, creativity, imagination, and desires.

Pisces is the 12th astrological sign in the zodiac. This last sign is typically represented by two fish swimming, tied with a ribbon. The symbol of the fish and the ribbon is related to the story behind Pisces. While there are many myths related to Pisces, the most commonly accepted one tells the story of Aphrodite and Eros, the god and goddess of love. When Typhon, an angry and destructive god was charging at them, they turned into fish and swam away. In another version, Aphrodite and Eros jump onto the backs of two large fish which take them to safety.

Now that we have some background on Pisces, we can explore more specifics including personality traits, weaknesses, health, potential jobs, and more!

Astrology sign Pisces against starry sky

Pisces is the 12th sign in the zodiac.


Personality Traits

Pisces have warm and inviting personalities. They are kind, compassionate, and true dreamers. Pisces are also very emotional, which ties in with their kindness. They want to help whoever they can at all times and sometimes even feel the pain of others. These individuals make great friends and will be there for you always. The February 23 zodiac sign though isn’t just known for its warmth and kindness, but also its creativity and imaginative nature.

You can usually find a Pisces problem-solving or trying a new hobby. They are extremely creative people that love to express their feelings through art. Pisces are also givers. They love to give affection and special gifts to loved ones, sometimes made from their art. Like fish in a river, Pisces are also adaptable. They are flexible and go with the flow kind of people. These gentle and sensitive people are also romantics at heart. They love with all of their might and are selfless.


Strengths and weaknesses are tough to identify since they can be interchangeable. Pisces are strong people with a lot of emotional intelligence. However, this emotional intelligence can be a negative trait. In this section though, we will be discussing the positives.


Pisces are great at first impressions. They are kind, considerate, and best of all compassionate. Everything a Pisces does is with compassion. They constantly think of others, which puts a smile on the faces of those around them. Compassion though is just part of it. Pisces are all about action. They won’t just pity someone quietly, but find solutions to their problems. If a Pisces could, they would solve world hunger and homelessness.


As stated previously, this February 23 zodiac sign is very artistic and creative. This is a wonderful strength to have, no matter what career you’re in. Pisces can turn anything into a work of art and have ideas all the time. They are also more than willing to teach you the artistic skills they know.


Being around Pisceans is calming. They have a relaxing energy, which you can especially feel as they listen to you speak wholeheartedly. They also have calm personalities and prefer to listen than to speak. Pisceans also know how to diffuse an awkward situation. They are more than willing to step into a moment of conflict and resolve it.


You may have noticed something about the positive traits above, they all connect with problem-solving! Pisces are great problem-solvers. They love a challenge and work hard to find multiple solutions to a problem. Their creativity helps them find out-of-the-box answers. You would definitely want a Pisces on your team!


Not everything that’s a strength, is only a strength. Listed below are some common February 23 zodiac weaknesses.


Technically, there is nothing wrong with being sensitive. It’s good and healthy to feel your emotions instead of letting them bubble up, however, too much emotion is distracting. A Pisces’ oversensitive nature can cause problems and anxiety. Sometimes Pisces overhear a conversation and believe it was said negatively. This isn’t always the case.


Sadly, sometimes Pisces are taken advantage of because of their kindness and caring personality. One of their big weaknesses is being naive or a pushover. Some people notice just how big-hearted Pisces are and use them and since Pisces are givers, it ends with exhaustion and stress.


A common negative trait in the February 23 zodiac sign is carelessness. This ties in with creativity. Some Pisces are careless with their work and forget small details. The thing about small details is they can add up quickly! With themselves, they throw caution into the wind.


Pisces are true creatives with a large imagination, but they aren’t always focused. This zodiac sign is known for tackling multiple projects at once. It’s not uncommon for a Pisces to work on different hobbies at once, and sometimes neglecting one or more. This lack of focus is noticeable during work and ties in with their dreamy personalities. They daydream and get distracted from their work. Keep in mind though, that these are general negative traits, and not all Pisces are the same!


While some people believe zodiac signs can tell the future of your health, you should always go to a doctor for any concerns. This isn’t entirely accurate. However, in horoscopes and the zodiac, Pisces is known for having problems with their feet, nervous system, and immune system. They also suffer from headaches frequently, which is likely from their giving nature. Pisces are creative individuals always looking for a challenge, which means they are on their feet. According to astrology, Pisces rules the feet.

Apart from foot problems, Pisces can also suffer from poor immune systems. This gentle zodiac sign has a weak body and immune system. They are frequently sick with colds or flu. Headaches are likely linked to their mental health. These natural givers are great listeners, but it can take a toll on them. Pisces want to solve all your problems and help as much as possible, sometimes at the expense of themselves.

If you’re a February 23 Pisces, it may help to massage your feet at night and give yourself breaks from standing too long. Also, practice self-care and ensure your own mental health before helping others.

Pisces zodiac sign

Pisces commonly have foot problems.



So, what jobs are best for Pisces? Are there some jobs a February 23 zodiac sign is not suited for? Pisces are creative people who like a challenge, meaning they aren’t built for repetitive desk jobs. Instead, some of the best careers for Pisces include freelancing positions where they can work with all kinds of people. Each day looks different. However, not all Pisces jobs are strictly creative. Not everyone can be a professional photographer or filmmaker.

Other Pisces work in corporate offices as managers, social media content creators, marketing associates, and more. These jobs require creativity, professionalism, and freedom. Apart from corporate jobs, Pisces also work in the medical field. They love helping others and with their compassionate hearts comfort and heal people. Many Pisces work as nurses, social workers, counselors, doctors, and therapists.

Love Life/Compatibility

Pisces love affection, romance, and connections. They are great lovers with open hearts. Since Pisces are romantic, gentle, and caring people, you would think they are compatible with all signs, but this isn’t true. Pisces needs a partner that can help them manage and feel their emotions, while also grounding them in reality. However, just because your significant other isn’t a compatible zodiac sign, doesn’t mean your love story is doomed. Relationships take commitment, hard work, and trust.

Pisces are most compatible with Aries, Cancer, Capricorn, Taurus, and Scorpio. Aries and Pisces are very compatible, despite their differences. Aries is a fire sign, but one that compliments Pisces. These two zodiac signs though balance each other out. Aries are independent and bold. They are assertive decision-makers, while Pisces are sensitive and adapt well to new situations. 

Scorpio and Pisces are both water signs and yet they complement each other so well! Not only can these two zodiac signs understand each other like no other, but they form strong bonds. 

What about incompatible signs? Generally, Pisces don’t get along with Gemini since they are known as being inconsistent. While Pisces are flexible and adapt well, they also need reassurance and constant communication, which can frustrate a Gemini. Pisces also don’t romantically connect with Pisces since they are too similar. Pisces need someone that can give them strength and confidence. 

Historical Figures and Celebrities born on February 23

  •  W. E. B. Du Bois was born on February 23, 1868, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He was also a civil rights activist and helped form the NAACP.
  • George Frideric Handel, a talented Baroque composer was born on February 23, 1685, in Germany. He was most famous for his Operas.
  • Josh Gad, known as the voice of Olaf in Frozen, was born on February 23, 1981, in Hollywood, Florida. He also starred in the Wedding Ringer, Beauty, and the Beast, the Angry Birds Movie, and Pixels.
  • Niecy Nash is an American actress born on February 23, 1970, in Palmdale, California. She’s starred in multiple movies and shows including Clean House, Reno 911!, Selma, Guess Who, and the Cleveland Show.
  • Kristin Davis is an American actress and producer born on February 23, 1965, in Boulder California. Her best-known role is Charlotte York Goldenblatt in Sex and the City.

Important Events That Occurred on February 23

  • On this day in 1933, three world records were broken during National A.A.U. Championship games.
  • In 1887, the light from supernova 1987A began reaching Earth. Likely, this supernova exploded about 170,000 years ago. 
  • In 2012, a massive train crash resulted in at least 50 deaths and 600 injuries in Buenos Aires.
  • In 1954, the U.S.A. Polio Vaccines began. It started with small children from the Arsenal Elementary School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Nixza Gonzalez is a writer at A-Z Animals primarily covering topics like travel, geography, plants, and marine animals. She has over six years of experience as a content writer and holds an Associate of Arts Degree. A resident of Florida, Nixza loves spending time outdoors exploring state parks and tending to her container garden.

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