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Which Barbie Character You are Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Lately, I have been nostalgic for the Barbie movies that I used to watch when I was younger. After re-watching some of these movies, I realized how underrated Barbie movies are. These movies are cinematic masterpieces. The storylines were developed thoroughly, the animation was beautifully executed and the messages were always positive for their young female audience. These movies had a considerable impact on my childhood, as I’m sure they did for others. In this article, I will be listing which Barbie character you are based on your zodiac sign. Since Her Campus is a 100% female publication, I will be comparing the characters to the personalities of each Zodiac woman. I would also like to emphasize that I am not an astrologer, so please don’t take this literally. This is just for entertainment, so I hope you can relate!

Aries: Barbie (Barbie in A Fashion Fairytale)

Aries is one of the fire signs. These ladies are driven, determined and born leaders, who are willing to take risks. They have an impeccable sense of style, just like Barbie in A Fashion Fairytale. Aries women are bold and ambitious enough to dive headfirst into the most challenging situations. In A Fashion Fairytale, Barbie doesn’t hesitate to help her Aunt Millicent save her failing business. Aries ladies know the value they have to offer. Barbie embodies these personality traits as she remains confident throughout the film. She also inspires her new friends Marie-Alecia to share her talents in fashion design, and make her dreams come true. Just make sure to give yourself a break once in a while, because you might burn out from being such a fiery inspiration!

Taurus: Princess Rosella (Barbie in the Island Princess)

It’s not surprising that this Earth sign is down to Earth and prefers to live and simple and comfortable life, without the glitz and glam. These ladies enjoy being a part of a team and always have the best interest for those around them. They want to make sure their needs and the needs of others are met. Princess Rosella can be compared to a Taurus woman as she is a loyal and loving girl who is always looking out for her friends. Rosella will sing lullabies to Tika the elephant or teach Tallulah the monkey to climb trees again. We love a Taurus woman for her chilled demeanour, but they need to beware of those around them who try to take advantage of this.

Gemini: Princess Anneliese (Barbie in the Princess and the Pauper)

The symbol for Gemini is the Roman numeral II, which represents twins. Who else other than Princess Annaliese, matches the Gemini woman? These ladies are attracted to excitement and change. They bore easily and would prefer searching for something new, rather than staying home and enjoying security and simple pleasures. Princess Annaliese, like a Gemini, was able to adapt using her own intellect, curiosity and skills. She is also brave and adventurous, as she fantasizes about being free from her royal duties. When kidnapped, Annaliese becomes very resourceful and quick at thinking. When the kingdom is robbed of its gold, she is not afraid to share her ideas with the kingdom about creating a new industry, after discovering the geodes in the royal mines. It’s important for this sign to remember their responsibility toward others and never lose faith in yourself.

Cancer: Blair (Barbie in The Princess Charm School)

Cancer women are well aware of what sets them apart from others. They are highly intuitive, nurturing and their psychic abilities can pick up on the energy in a room. Similarly, Blair is hard-working, protective and loyal. She knows her responsibility toward her family, which is why she works long shifts to take care of her sick mother and little sister. Blair can feel shy and left out, but she constantly reminds herself that no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Cancer ladies sometimes have the Crab’s tendency to hide in their shells when they feel intimidated. It’s important to not let this affect your self-esteem. When Blair feels intimated, she remembers her true identity as Princess Sophia, which adds to her confidence.

Leo: Princess Merliah (Barbie in a Mermaid Tale)

Represented by the Lion, these spirited fire signs crave success. They love to make their presence be known. Leo ladies will always defend their family and friends, as they are faithful beings. Princess Merliah is the perfect representation of a Leo because she loves to celebrate her success as a professional surfer. She is also competitive, proud and brave. Sometimes Merliah can put herself before the needs of others, but she always does the right thing in the end. She learns to embrace her mermaid heritage, while also making time to spend time with her mermaid and human friends. It’s important for Leo women to learn from their mistakes and be open to the opinions of others.

Virgo: Princess Genevieve (Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses)

The future is the primary focus for a Virgo woman. They are logical, practical and systematic in their approach to life. This Earth sign is a perfectionist at heart and isn’t afraid to improve her skills through diligent and consistent practice. Princess Genevieve is the definition of a Virgo because she thinks logically and strategically. Her thoughtful and creative thinking is how she discovered the Grand Pavilion in the first place. Genevieve can beat her father in any game of chess and continues to practice dancing, so she can be the best. With her strategic skills, Genevieve was able to save her father and sisters from Rowena’s evil plans. While these ladies can be perfectionists, they can be over-thinkers as well. Try to ground yourself more and enjoy the moment.

Libra: Elena (Barbie in Fairytopia) 

This zodiac sign is represented by the scales, which reflects a Libra’s need for balance and harmony. Libra women are natural peacemakers and seek harmony in all aspects of their life, as they feel they are responsible for creating a peaceful environment. Similar to a Libra, Elena is often made fun of for being a winged-less fairy. Instead of retaliating, she remains calm and determined to defeat Laverna. Elena is friendly, brave and strong, guiding the way for her fairy and mermaid friends. She always has hope and in difficult times, she comes up with great ideas. Don’t get too caught up in trying to create balance. You don’t need to please everyone, so try to make time for yourself once in a while.

Scorpio: Princess Annika (Barbie in the Magic of the Pegasus)

Scorpio is one of the most misunderstood signs of the zodiac signs due to their intensity and tendency to be harsh. Scorpios can be stubborn but very passionate and powerful. They derive from strength and are willing to fight for the ones they love, which is not a surprise since they are fire signs. Similar to Princess Annika, they are brave, optimistic and hopeful. Annika was stubborn when it came to following her parent’s orders and defied them by sneaking out of the palace to skate in the village. She could be quite impulsive and angry, which made things worse. Despite her stubbornness, Annika never gave up on hope while on her journey to find the Wand of Light. It was her fierce traits that helped her save her family and kingdom from Wenlock’s spell. Try to be more aware of your more rigid qualities and I’m sure you’ll see a positive change in your relationships.

Sagittarius: Corinne (Barbie in the Three Musketeers)

Sagittarius are represented by the archer. Their independence is one of their strongest traits. These ladies are always on the quest for knowledge as they are bold, courageous and daring. You don’t want to mess with these women because they are determined to fight until the end. Corinne is just like a Sagittarius woman because she is determined to be a musketeer; a career that she was told girls couldn’t pursue. When things get tough, she never lets the influence of others bring her down. Corinne just wants to be appreciated for her talents, as she is following her dreams. Sagittarius women can achieve anything they set their mind to, no matter what others think. While independence is an admirable trait, building consensus can be difficult for these ladies, so try to work as a team with others.

Capricorn: Liana (Barbie in the Diamond Castle)

These ladies have an instinctive knowledge of power. They one of the most serious and diligent signs of the zodiac and are extremely ambitious. Capricorn women are driven to do better and do the right thing. Liana demonstrates these characteristics of a Capricorn woman. She is friendly, loyal and a leader by nature. When Liana and her best friend Alexa discover the mansion in the forest, Alexa becomes tired and wants to give up on their journey to save Melody. Liana remains selfless and remembers her promise to find the Diamond Castle. Capricorn women can be a perfectionist at times, which cause them to perceive failure as a disappointment. Don’t be discouraged by your failures, as it only makes you stronger!

Aquarius: Rapunzel (Barbie in Rapunzel)

Aquarius women are honest and true to who they are. They are caring and compassionate towards the ones they love the most, especially their family. Aquarius women resemble Rapunzel, as her honesty, ability to think outside the box and optimist attitude are what help her escape Gothel’s tower. Rapunzel cares for her friends Penelope, Hobie and Prince Stefan. She is selfless enough to trade being a prisoner again, for the lives of her friends. Rapunzel remains patient with Gothel and hardly ever complains. Despite how she was treated, Rapunzel forgives Gothel for her behaviour, allowing her to find closure with her abusive past. Stay in touch with your emotions, express your creativity and always believe in yourself.

Pisces: Odette (Barbie in Swan Lake)

Pisces women are known to absorb every lesson taught in life. Their strong imagination and reputation as dreamers can help them pursue their artistic passions. Pisces women resemble Odette, as she is generous and empathetic. Odette is shy and unsure of herself at first, which is why she hands back the magic crystal to the Fairy Queen. However, she discovers her inner confidence and reflects her selflessness through her bravery and concern for her friends in the Enchanted Forest. She doesn’t hesitate to save Prince Daniel when Rothbart attacks him. In the end, Odette breaks Rothbart’s spell and learns that she is braver than she thinks. This sign is naturally caring, as they will do almost anything for the people around them. Unfortunately, people might try to take advantage of you, so practice taking control and remembering your needs are important too!

I wouldn’t say I’m an expert on astrology and zodiac signs, but I had fun walking down memory lane and matching the Barbie characters with the personalities of zodiac women. I hope you found some entertainment from my list and that you are now inspired to binge-watch these films again!

Sabrina DeCosta

Wilfrid Laurier '22

Sabrina is a fourth-year student at Wilfrid Laurier University. When she is not writing, Sabrina is cuddling with her Labradoodle, sketching or obsessing over Gilmore Girls! Sabrina also loves travelling and spending time with her friends and family.
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