September 21 Zodiac: Sign, Traits, Compatibility and More

Written by Volia Schubiger
Updated: June 27, 2023
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Were you born on the 21st of September? People born on the 21st of September are known for being thoughtful visionaries who help shape the world, all while working behind the scenes. You are the kind of person who values hard work and will always help someone in need. Are you interested in learning more about what your birthday means? Keep reading on to find out all about the personality traits of those born on September 21. You’ll find out your best and worst traits, your life path number, and which signs you are the most compatible with.

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Those born on September 21 have an incredible work ethic and are very reliable.

September 21 Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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Virgos are the sixth astrological sign, with the sign an “M” for maiden.


You are a Virgo if your birthday falls on September 21.

September 21 Zodiac SignVirgo
BirthstoneBlue sapphire
Ruling PlanetMercury
Lucky ColorsDeep green, turquoise, and sky blue
Lucky Numbers4, 6, 12, 17, 21
Most Compatible WithScorpio, Taurus, Cancer, Pisces, and Capricorn

As a Virgo born on September 21st, you share a lot of similar qualities with other Virgos. However, thanks to your birth date, you also have your own unique characteristics — both positive and negative! Although you are still a naturally observant and detail-oriented individual, you are actually a greater visionary compared to some of your fellow Virgos. This is because you have a great enthusiasm for life and understand the most pragmatic ways to accomplish your goals. 

If you’re interested in learning more about what your September 21 zodiac means, then keep reading on. We’ll start off by going over the best and worst traits associated with your birthday!

September 21 Zodiac: Personality Traits

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People born on September 21 are always helping others and often in situations where they eventually burn out.


Those born on September 21 have an incredible work ethic and are some of the most reliable people you’ll ever meet. They are also the type of people who are always thinking everything through in their heads — even the smallest of details. This helps them be incredibly meticulous and pragmatic in their everyday lives. They are also incredibly trustworthy. Virgos born on September 21 value hard and honest work. This means that they would rather finish a long and arduous task honestly than take shortcuts that undervalue their morals. Even though they plan their lives out to the very last detail, they are more open to spontaneity than other Virgos. They have an intuitive understanding that it is important to leave room for chance to occur in order for the best plans to come together.

One of their absolute best traits is how understanding and accommodating they can be. Many September 21 Virgos place a high value on family and the importance of a strong home base. They will go out of their way to take care of their families and will work hard to maintain the security of those they care most about. Additionally, those born on September 21 do not give up easily on their goals. They are the kind of people who will push through and look for alternative opportunities when necessary. 

One of the biggest negative traits that those born on September 21 deal with is the inability to ask for help. They are often the ones always helping others and putting themselves in situations where they eventually burn out. It would be helpful for them to admit when they can’t take something else on. They also tend to be worriers and can often see the world from a glass-half-empty perspective. This often becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy for them.

September 21: Numerology and Other Associations

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Virgos are associated with the number 3 in numerology.


Your life path number is another significant aspect that can determine your position in life and how you behave. The numerology life path number for September 21 is the number 3. The number three in numerology is all about making use of creative energy. Life path number three is an expert at communication and human interactions. In fact, you’ll often find many that are part of this life path in communication careers — such as writing or marketing. You are an expert when it comes to speaking both because of your life path number and because of your ruling planet, Mercury. Virgos born on the 21st are uniquely gifted at gab and have a fantastic understanding of others.

September 21 Zodiac: Career and Passions

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Virgos excel at detail-oriented positions, such as accountants.


Let’s start off by stating that almost all Virgos do fantastic when it comes to careers where they deal with facts and numbers and focus on the details. Virgos are particularly skilled at finding mistakes and making improvements where needed. Virgos also tend to prefer not to be in the spotlight. You will often find them helping others and working for the greater good. However, those born on September 21st, in particular, are fantastic communicators.

This means that they should consider a career where they can put this gift to good use. Although you may excel as a data analyst, a scientific researcher, or an accountant you may want to look into careers that involve a great deal of communicating. You may find that you shine in these roles, and you feel the most fulfillment in them. You might even enjoy a role as an event planner where you can put your organizational skills to great use. Overall, you have many career options available to you when it comes to finding a fulfilling work experience.

September 21 Zodiac in a Relationship

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September 21 Zodiac partners are very loyal and committed to their love.


When it comes to relationships, those born on September 21 are incredibly loyal and thoughtful. They are truly one of the most committed signs who will support their partners through the good and the bad times. They are more interested in building a relationship that is dependable and long-lasting rather than a quick hot fling. Virgos born on September 21 are drawn to individuals who are mentally stimulating and caring. The thing that they are looking for the most is acceptance and care. They want to know that the person will be there for them through it all because they know they would be. 

When they are single, these natives do not rush into a relationship. They are the kinds who will wait it out until they meet someone who feels perfectly right. September 21 Virgos are also not an exception when it comes to unrealistic high standards. They expect their partners to be perfect and can have a tendency to nitpick them. Once this sign does settle down, they will be incredibly devoted to their other half. They will remember all the small details and will show up in some of the most thoughtful ways. This is a partner who will nurture the relationship to keep it alive. Overall, they are on the search for someone who will appreciate all of the small and thoughtful ways they show love and will wait out for a while if that’s what it takes.

Compatible Signs for September 21 Zodiacs

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Virgos are highly sensitive, and so they work best with certain signs, such as Taurus and Capricorn.

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When it comes down to compatibility, there are certain signs that are better suited for those born on September 21. Since those born on this date can be quite sensitive as well as highly analytical and grounded, they need individuals who will appreciate all that they have to offer. Signs that are flighty or inconsistent will not be a good match for a Virgo. Virgos need to know that their relationship can stand the test of time. This is why earth signs and water signs tend to be such a great match for Virgo. 

Virgos born on September 21 will find themselves incredibly attracted to Taurus and Capricorn signs. This is because both of these earth signs value building up a relationship from scratch and making sure that the foundation is incredibly strong. These two earth signs often share similar life goals and visions with Virgos. On the other hand, water signs can be incredibly complementary to a Virgo. This is because water signs can bring a depth of emotional intensity to the relationship, along with fierce loyalty. 

A Scorpio and/or a Cancer sign would be a fantastic choice for a Virgo. Both of these signs are highly emotionally intuitive, value small gestures, and are incredibly loyal. Although Pisces is the exact opposite sign to Virgo, these two signs are often inexplicably drawn to each other. A Pisces will help nurture and care for a Virgo, thanks to their emotional intelligence and high sensitivity.

Historical Figures and Celebrities Born on September 21

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Bill Muray is just one of the famous individuals born on September 21.


Are you curious to find out who else shares your birthday? There are several historical figures and celebrities with the birth date of September 21. 

Some of the most fascinating individuals who share a September 21 zodiac include: 

  • Stephen King — Author Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine. He is one of the best-selling authors and has sold over 350 million copies of his books. He is known for his works in the sci-fi and horror genres. Many of his books have been turned into movies and TV mini-series. 
  • Bill Murray — Actor and comedian Bill Murry was born on September 21, 1950. He is incredibly well-known thanks to his performance on Saturday Night Live as well as his roles in films such as Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day
  • H. G. Wells — H. G. Wells was an English writer born on September 21, 1866. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 50 novels and tons of short stories. His most well-known works include The War of the Worlds and his 1901 novel The First Men in the Moon.
  • Jason Derulo — American singer and songwriter Jason Derulo was born on September 21, 1989. He began his solo singing career back in 2009. Since then, he has sold over 250 million singles worldwide. He is also involved in acting as well.

Important Events That Occurred on September 21

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From literature to history, various events took place on September 21.

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There are tons of fascinating events that took place on September 21 throughout history. You might be surprised to find out that your birthday is marked by tons of interesting events! 

The following are a few of the most interesting events that took place on this date: 

  • September 21, 1792 — On this date, the National Convention of France announced a proclamation stating the end of the monarchy during the French Revolution. 
  • September 21, 1937 — J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was first published. The first print run was about 1,500 copies, all of which sold out thanks to the great reviews the book received. 
  • September 21, 1993 — A breakthrough second album is released by Melissa Etheridge titled “Yes I Am.” This album featured her hit single, “I’m the Only One.”
  • September 21, 2017 — A study published in Current Biology discovers a jellyfish with no brain that actually exhibits sleep-like behavior.

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About the Author

Volia Schubiger is a freelance copywriter and content editor with a passion and expertise in content creation, branding, and marketing. She has a background in Broadcast Journalism & Political Science from CUNY Brooklyn College. When she's not writing she loves traveling, perusing used book stores, and hanging out with her other half.

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