Virgo Rising

Meaning of Rising Sign

Virgo rising means that Virgo was the zodiac sign that was on the eastern horizon at the time of your birth. As a Virgo rising, you're ruled by earth, and your ruling planet is Mercury, the planet of technology, intellect and communication.


Virgo is defined. Apply this to the appearance, and you get someone who has an angular and long face with a pointy nose. Virgo rising natives could also have defined cheekbones and a prominent forehead.

Because perfectionist Virgo likes to have everything in place, Virgo rising natives may have a very structured “look” to them.

Not only is their face and body very symmetrical, but the way they dress is also on point. There is never a button missing or a hair out of place. Virgo rising personalities put much importance on looking presentable at all times. Finally, this sign isn't big on overt or showy appearances. So, they might dress with muted and soothing tones, such as beige, brown and green.

What's more: This sign is also very calculated. So, the way Virgo Risings walk or take steps can be methodical, strategic or precise. They never make extra movements. In fact, in most cases, they will go undetected by others because of their natural stealth.


  • Analytical
  • Detailed
  • Fair
  • Judgmental
  • Organized
  • Polite
  • Practical
  • Reliable
  • Tasteful


Virgo rules the abdomen and digestive system, so, in general, Virgo rising people (especially because rising signs respond to appearances) are extremely conscious of their diet and exercise routine. They need to feel that their body is working properly to live life to the fullest.

But Virgo rising needs to be careful! This type of attitude can create some fixation on health and could even lead to hypochondria, personal body shaming or anxiety.

Virgo energy is very controlled and obsessive about getting things right— which, of course, can lead to perfectionism and issues with self-love.Virgo rising natives will need to learn how to let go and stop being so hard on themselves.Having a healthy relationship with food, exercise and self is the key to a happy Virgo rising.

Because Virgo is ruled by the planet of communication, and they are less confrontational than, let's say, Gemini, this sign does well with behind-the-scenes communication, such as emailing, writing or therapy.

In love and friendship, this rising sign might be slow to open up. With such a calculated attitude about everything, you know they will only select partners they've put through the test. While they won't talk badly about you, they will be silently critiquing your every move until they deem you worthy enough to be with them. This sign is shamelessly picky and judgy.

The first impression a Virgo rising gives off to others is someone who is very much “put together.” This person just seems to have their life in order and they make everyone else jealous by handling life with such grace. (Little do others know, Virgo rising has daily freakouts about whether they're doing everything right.)