Today we take a look at 21 fictional characters with the Capricorn zodiac sign. People of this zodiac sign are born between December 22 and January 19.
Capricorns tend to be goal-oriented and driven, which can make them seem ambitious and even bossy at times. They are also patient and level-headed, which makes them good at planning and executing their goals.
They are also practical, ambitious, and patient. It can come as a surprise to people, but Capricorns have a good sense of humor. They just don’t tend to show it in public as much as some other signs do.
Capricorns are generally loyal and trustworthy friends, but they can also be a bit shy and reserved. They take time to warm up to people, but once they do, they are usually lifelong friends.
Capricorns have a tendency to be stubborn and set in their ways, which can make them seem inflexible at times. They are also very cautious and conservative, which can make them seem risk-averse.
From Regina George, who is the ultimate mean girl who ruled the school, to Severus Snape, who fooled everyone with his undercover operation, Capricorns are dedicated and strategic people who aren’t afraid to go after what they want.
Severus Snape from Harry Potter (January 9, 1960)
Severus Snape is a Capricorn, like Lord Voldemort. However, Snape uses his typical Capricorn traits for the better. He is intelligent, disciplined, and hardworking. Capricorns are loyal and practical and take their responsibilities very seriously. Severus Snape was so committed to going undercover for Dumbledore and protecting Harry that absolutely nobody knew, not even Lord Voldemort or Harry Potter. Snape is stubborn, moody, and definitely suspicious of everything Harry, Ron, and Hermione are up to. But he came through in the end and proved he was on their side. He is also fiercely protective, as we see when he saves Harry from Quirrell’s attempt to kill him in the quidditch game. Severus Snape is a great example of a Capricorn using their positive traits for good.
Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation (January 18, 1975)
Leslie Knope embodies what it means to be a Capricorn. She is loyal, hardworking, and always willing to help her friends and co-workers, like a true Capricorn. Leslie Knope is always looking out for the best interests of her team, and she always has their back. She is a born leader, and people are naturally drawn to her, which is why she worked her way up the ranks to President of the United States. When it comes to work, Leslie is all business. She is always the first one in and the last one out, and she always goes above and beyond what is expected of her. Leslie Knope is a true team player, and she is always willing to put in the extra work to help her team succeed.
Pope Heyward from Outer Banks (Unknown)
Pope Heyward from Outer Banks is a Capricorn. Pope is the brains of the Pogues. He is ambitious, analytical, and grounded. Pope is the one who keeps everything organized and together. Pope is the smartest of the Pogues and a hard worker. This is how he had a scholarship on the cards. He is also a very loyal friend and will always be there for the Pogues no matter what. His Capricorn traits are a blessing and a curse as this loyalty is essentially why he left his scholarship interview. Capricorns take their responsibilities incredibly seriously, just like Pope Heyward. He is set on restoring his legacy and claiming back what is rightfully his, Tannyhill and the gold that went with it.
Elsa from Frozen (December 22, 1817)
Elsa from Frozen is a Capricorn. Like a true Capricorn, she takes her responsibilities very seriously. When she was called forward to be the Fifth Spirit, she abdicated the throne and took her role seriously. She didn’t hesitate to put her powers to good use with the goal of bridging the magic of nature and people. Elsa is always looking out for the best interests of her kingdom. She is selfless and always puts others before herself. When she thought that her powers were armful, she isolated herself from the world as a means of protecting her family and kingdom. Elsa is a great example of a Capricorn using their positive traits for good.
Lord Voldemort from Harry Potter (December 31, 1926)
Lord Voldemort is an evil Capricorn. This dark wizard is known for his ambition and determination for eternal power and immortality. Voldemort is a typical Capricorn, always striving to be the best and achieve his goals. Although Voldemort used these traits for the worse and intended the wizarding world to be only pure blood. He didn’t care who died along the way. Lord Voldemort is a natural leader in an unhealthy way. He often takes charge in situations and he has a large following of people that fear and admire him. Even though he is an evil wizard, there is no denying that Lord Voldemort is a powerful Capricorn.
Alex Dunphy from Modern Family (January 14, 1998)
It’s no surprise that Alex Dunphy is a Capricorn. She’s always so level-headed and mature, even when her siblings are acting out. She’s also unafraid of hard work, which is another Capricorn trait. Alex Dunphy is actually obsessed with school work and getting good grades. She’s been known to study for tests even when she doesn’t have one coming up, just for the sake of keeping her grades up. This can sometimes make her seem a bit uptight and boring to her siblings, but it’s just another part of Alex’s personality. As a true Capricorn, she’s incredibly responsible and but she can be a bit of a know-it-all, and she’s not above using her smarts to get what she wants.
Zazu from The Lion King (Unknown)
Zazu personifies the Capricorn zodiac sign. Zazu is a loyal and determined worker who is on the ball with his duties as majordomo and royal advisor to Mufasa. Zazu has a sharp wit and is not afraid to use it, even with his king. Like a true Capricorn, he is also fiercely protective of Simba and Nala. Zazu is the one who first spots Simba’s return to Pride Rock after he runs away, and he relays this information to Mufasa. Though Zazu is not the biggest or strongest animal in the Pride Lands, he more than makes up for it with his intelligence and resourcefulness. He is always thinking ahead and has a plan for everything. Zazu is also a great judge of character and is not easily fooled.
Sherlock Holmes from Sherlock (January 6, 1983)
Sherlock Holmes is a Capricorn. As a true Capricorn, Sherlock Holmes is known for his intelligence, deduction skills, and observational abilities. After all, he is one of the most famous fictional detectives of all time! Sherlock doesn’t get emotionally attached to people or things, but when he does, he is extremely protective of them. When Moriarty was threatening Watson and his family, Sherlock went to great lengths to make sure they were safe. He even faked his own death to protect them. Sherlock Holmes is the perfect example of a Capricorn using their positive traits for the greater good.
Regina George from Mean Girls ()
Regina George is the definition of a Capricorn. She is ambitious and dedicated. She will stop at nothing to become the most popular and most feared person in North Shore High School. Regina George shares a lot of the negative characteristics of a Capricorn. Regina is stubborn, moody, and suspicious of everyone, but she always comes out on top. She is also selfish and manipulative. She doesn’t care about anyone but herself. She would rip Gretchen, Cady, and Karen down with no regard for their feelings. Regina George is a prime example of a Capricorn using their negative traits for evil.
Darth Vader from Star Wars (41 BBY (Before the Battle of Yavin))
Darth Vader is most likely a Capricorn. He’s also left-handed. These two facts may seem completely unrelated, but they actually have a lot in common. For one, they both suggest a certain level of discipline and attention to detail. Vader is certainly a very disciplined individual, as evidenced by his dedication to the dark side of the Force. In some ways, Vader is the epitome of a Capricorn. He’s ambitious, driven, and always looking to improve himself. He’s also patient and methodical, which are qualities that come in handy when you’re trying to take over the galaxy. It also helps to be obsessed with power, like Darth Vader!
Amy Santiago from Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Unknown)
Amy Santiago is a Capricorn. She is extremely hard working and has a no-nonsense attitude. She is also very loyal and she expects the same from her friends and family. Amy Santiago is always ready to lend a helping hand, but she can also be quite stubborn. Santiago’s determination and work ethic are what make her a great detective. She is always ready to put in the extra work to get the job done, which is typical of people born under this zodiac sign. Amy can be stubborn on occasion, like the time she refused to let go of a case even when her boss told her to.
Cersei Lannister from Game of Thrones (261 AC)
Cersei Lannister is an evil Capricorn. As a Capricorn, she is intelligent and disciplined, but she uses this for evil. She is also selfish and manipulative. She doesn’t care about anyone but herself. Cersei is also fiercely protective of her children, even though they are all monsters. Cersei was on a mission for power and she would do anything to get it. She killed her husband, Robert Baratheon, and framed Tyrion for it. She also blew up the Great Sept of Baelor with hundreds of people inside, just to kill her enemies. Cersei Lannister is a great example of a Capricorn using their positive traits for evil.
Mad Eye Moody from Harry Potter (Unknown)
Mad Eye Moody is probably a Capricorn. As an auror, Moody is always on the lookout for dark wizards. Taking on this responsibility is no mean feat and it’s a career path that’s only possible for the most ambitious and intelligent wizards. Mad Eye Moody constantly puts himself in danger for the wider wizarding world. He is also suspicious of everyone and everything, which is a typical Capricorn personality trait. He was like this even before Barty Crouch Jr stole his identity and locked him in a trunk for a year. Moody is always on the lookout for traps and danger. He is also fiercely protective of Harry Potter and always puts Harry’s safety before anything else.
Chuck Bass from Gossip Girl (January 19, 1991)
Chuck Bass is a Capricorn that exhibits both positive and negative traits of this zodiac sign. As the son of a wealthy businessman, Chuck Bass is used to getting his own way. He is also ambitious and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. Chuck is also selfish and manipulative, which are toxic qualities of people born under this sign. He is always trying to control everyone and everything around him by playing with people. Chuck does think about himself and his own need… a lot. But he is also fiercely protective of his friends and family. Chuck helped the Archibalds out with money without Nate knowing and he also tried to pay Blair’s dowry.
Princess Tiana from The Princess and the Frog (December 25)
Disney’s Princess Tiana is probably a Capricorn zodiac sign. She is willing to help out anyone in need and is always friendly and polite. She teaches the importance of being kind and working hard. Princess Tiana is a workaholic and always puts her family and friends first. She is also very level-headed, which is why she is able to handle any situation that comes her way. She’s also incredibly strong-willed, determined, and ambitious. Like a true Capricorn, with a strong sense of honor and integrity, Disney’s Princess Tiana is a role model for us all. She teaches us that it is important to always be kind, and helpful and to never give up on our dreams.
Joey Tribbiani from Friends (January 9, 1968)
Born in early January, Joey Tribbiani is a Capricorn. OK, so Joey isn’t your typical Capricorn by any means. He definitely isn’t the sharpest cookie. In fact, he’s pretty darn gullible. But Joey does have some classic Capricorn qualities. He is incredibly loyal and fiercely protective of everyone in the group. He didn’t tell anyone about Monica and Chandler being together even though he was bursting to talk to people about it. He will do anything for his friends, except share food. Always remember, “JOEY DOESN’T SHARE FOOD!”
Charlie Kelmeckis from The Perks of being a Wallflower (December 24, 1975)
Charlie Kelmeckis is a Capricorn. He can be quite tactless towards friends and teachers and he is blunt in his letters about other people. His letters do not contain much emotion and they are very matter-of-fact, which is typical of a Capricorn. Charlie Kelmeckis may be on the outskirts but he is incredibly observant of what is going on around him. He is incredibly clever and well organized. Charlie gets straight A’s throughout his schooling. He even helped Sam get her grades up. Like a true Capricorn, he is also a very good listener and remembers things that you wouldn’t expect a person to remember.
Manny Delgado from Modern Family (January 19, 1999)
Manny Delgado is a Capricorn. Capricorns are old souls. They are often seen as wise and mature beyond their years. This is definitely Manny. He has a sophisticated style and never really acted like the other kids his age – especially Luke Dunphy! Manny gets along better with adults than he does with his peers too. He has counseled Claire Dunphy before and even invited his teacher over because he fancied her. Claire even told Manny in their impromptu therapy session that she sometimes forgets he’s not an adult as he is a good therapist and a bit of a know-it-all, who can relate to both teenagers, kids, and adults.
Arthur Fleck, AKA Joker from Joker (December 21, 1946)
Arthur Fleck is a Capricorn. This character from Joker exhibits some of the negative qualities of Capricorns. He is selfish and only cares about himself. Arthur is also manipulative and tries to control those around him. He is often seen as a victim, but he is also capable of causing great harm to others. Arthur Fleck is a perfect example of how someone with good intentions can go wrong when they allow their inner dark passenger to take over. When Arthur Fleck killed those three men on the subway, he did so out of anger and revenge. He didn’t think about the consequences of his actions or how it would affect others.
Thorin Oakenshield from The Hobbit (Unknown)
As the leader of the dwarves in The Hobbit, Thorin is a perfect example of a Capricorn. He is brave and courageous. Thorin wanted to return with the dwarves to Erebor and take back what was rightfully theirs. He was filled with a sense of duty to his family and the dwarves and he faced what seemed an impossible task head-on. Thorin risked his life on multiple occasions to save his people. He is also a great strategist and always had a plan. Even when things looked hopeless, Thorin never gave up hope.
Leia Organa from Star Wars (January 19, 1991)
Leia Organa is a Capricorn. She is intelligent, disciplined, and hardworking. Leia is also loyal and practical. She takes her responsibilities very seriously. As a leader of the Rebel Alliance, Leia is always looking out for the best interests of her people. She is selfless and always puts others before herself. Leia is also fiercely protective of her friends and family. When Han Solo was captured by Jabba the Hutt, she went alone to try and rescue him, even though she knew it was a trap. Leia Organa is a great example of a Capricorn using their positive traits for good.
Fictional Capricorn characters and the zodiac signs of other characters
Capricorn is the zodiac sign that belongs to the Earth element of astrology, along with Taurus and Virgo. You can check our post about 21 fictional Taurus characters or 21 fictional Virgo characters to learn more about the other Earth zodiac signs.