Sense of humor in natal chart – Do you have it?

Sense of humor in your natal chart

Do you know someone, who is easy to talk to and can pull a joke or two out of every (even very bad situation)? Chances are this person has either well placed and aspected Mercury or Jupiter in natal chart.

When someone asks me what the main astrological indications are that someone has a good sense of humor, I immediately think about Mercury and Jupiter and asteroid Thalia. I already talked about Thalia in another article – in this one I will focus only on Mercury and Jupiter and their placement, aspects in one’s natal chart.

So, why could Mercury and Jupiter be planets that show us one’s ability to be outstanding stand-up comedian?

Mercury is a planet of communication. Speaking, writing, communications of all kinds are Mercury’s domain. It shows the ability how one is able to express oneself. Jupiter, on the other hand, rules higher learning – intellectually and spiritually. It’s ‘the guardian of abstract mind’. So, when those two are well placed in one’s natal chart, there is no doubt that this person for sure is an interesting communication’s partner.

Mercury and/or Jupiter in aspect to:

  • the Sun: creative and unique sense of humor, maybe a little dramatic even
  • the Moon: modest, softer sense of humor, a breath of innocence will come with it
  • Venus: classy and charming sense of humor, extremely polite, not offensive
  • Mars: immature and sort of boyish sense of humor, could be more on an aggressive side
  • Saturn: mature and sarcastic sense of humor, sometimes reserved, maybe uncertain
  • Uranus: shocking and unique sense of humor, sometimes maybe strange and offensive
  • Neptune: unique yet confusing sense of humor with a lot of imagination
  • Pluto: intensive, controversial sense of humor, morbid, with lots of taboo topics
  • to each other: playful and youthful sense of humor, sometimes a bit inappropriate, quirky

Maybe we could take a look at two great comedians that I really like for their amazing ability to make other people smile and think at the same time. The comedian and actor Jim Carrey (I really love his ability to do outstanding impressions) and comedian & social-critic, known (and loved) for his black comedy George Carlin. They both have very well placed Mercury in an aspect to Jupiter. BUT they also both have extremely well placed Thalia, but I will talk about it in another article.

Jim Carrey has his Mercury in the 3rd House in the sign of Aquarius and: conjuncts Jupiter (with both of them being in “the House of communication” there is no doubt that communication is a major theme of his life), trines Moon (gives him ability to listen other people and feel their emotions), squares Neptune (gives him ability to fantasize, yet this could cause some delusion and instability in his life).

George Carlin, an American stand-up comedian, social critic, regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians has in his natal chart Mercury in 10th House (House of career) in Taurus and: conjuncts Sun (his way of expressing himself is supported by his looks), trines Neptune (gives him crazy amount of creativity), conjuncts Uranus (his ‘out of the blue’ words or statements can shock the audience), and trines Jupiter (which brings him good luck when he speaks and brings him an even bigger audience).

It should be noted that the Moon could/should also be an important player when it comes to expressing own feelings (what comedians actually do), but I will do research on that some other time. 😉

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Anna September 30, 2017 - 1:36 am

Sagittarius Sun trine Leo Jupiter
Capricorn Mercury conjunct Capricorn Uranus

Both of these aspects I have are exact aspects and I definitely agree with description above.

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Rebecca October 8, 2017 - 4:06 pm

You being Sagittarius Sun must definitely be a very cheerful and fun person to be around with! 🙂

zoki December 11, 2017 - 1:37 am

Jupiter in ascpect with Mercury had manny comedians like : Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin ,Don Rickles, Leslie Nielsen, jim Carrey, all had that aspect in there natal chart.

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Rebecca December 26, 2017 - 12:27 pm

That is true. I only pointed out Jim Carrey and George Carlin, because I really enjoy their comedy. 🙂 Thank you for sharing this knowledge.

zoki December 27, 2017 - 1:13 am

Also sagittarius ascendants are known as class clowns when they were kids. I am sagittarius ascendant with Mercury in sagittarius making also aspect sextile with Jupiter and I was always class clown, even when I was trying to be serious other kids did not get me serious. I had also rebellious temperament when I was a kid, nobody was kidding me I was just kidding with myself and other kids.

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Rebecca February 18, 2018 - 9:46 pm

I believe that Sagittarius always plays an important role when it comes to playful, cheerful mind. This sign alone is crazy funny and if mixed properly with other planets in ones natal chart can make an icredible funny persona. 🙂

zoki April 16, 2018 - 6:25 pm

I had a friend who is Scorpio ascendant and had Neptune in Sagittarius in his 1st house. His Mars is in Sagittarius also Mercury conjunct Jupiter in 3rd house. He is 6ft4, 250 pounds but his attitude don’t fit with his scary looks, this man is very funny all the people that know him are saying that he is like a big joker. Even when he is trying to act tought people are laughing 🙂

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Rebecca May 1, 2018 - 9:16 am

Well, firstly he is Scorpio ASC (which is “secretive” by itself already) and then he also has Neptune in the House of “Me, myself and I” which definitely gives your friend some crazy, weird (somehow different) presence in life in general so no wonder that he looks “different” than usual guy and acts not quite accordingly to his looks 🙂

Indigo March 29, 2018 - 3:20 am

Hello, I just mentioned Jim Carrey in another post lol.. funny synchronicity..
As I said in the other post I have Thalia conjunct my midheaven both 29º degrees Capricorn.
I have my Moon in 29º anaretic degree in the 12th house in Aries in conjunction with Jupiter where both send trines towards Neptune, Uranus and Saturn in my 8th house Sagittarius.
I have my Mercury in the 6th house in Libra in opposition with Moon and Jupiter and in sextile with Uranus 8th house.
And finally I have Sun-Pluto conjunction in the 6th house Scorpio where both sextile Uranus 8th house.
What do you think of this aspects? Should I take comedy acting serious?
Im a Taurus ascendant. My Venus and part of fortune are in conjunction in the 7th house at 0 degress unaspected to other planets, just with trine towards my North Node 11th house and sextile Thalia + Midheaven.
Thanks for reading and for your wisdom and kindness.

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Rebecca May 1, 2018 - 9:13 am

These are some hard, yet on a longer-run very rewarding aspects! You should definitely pursue career in acting or at least in stand up. All the aspects that you have mentioned will help you tremendously with your career. You mentioned that you are in your late 20s. When did you start to think about this kind of career? You most likely haven’t experiences the first Saturn Return yet, but will soon so I believe that right now would be the perfect timing for exploring the waters in the field of acting! Good luck and remember me once you will be super famous! 😉

PS: Since you have Mercury and Moon in opposition, you could be great stand-up comedian, with no fear of insulting others 😉 Just make sure to set some boundaries and you are good to go. 😉


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