Midheaven in Aquarius: Careers and Unique Purpose

Updated May 4, 2022
zodiac constellation Aquarius

Those with their Midheaven in Aquarius are inspirers who, when young, found their inspiration in great revolutionary minds, inventors, and philanthropists. Regardless of the rest of your birth chart, if you have an Aquarius Midheaven, you'll gain status as a social, friendly, intelligent, artistic, but quirky individualist who's full of out-of-the-box ideas and imaginative solutions.

What Your Midheaven Represents

The Midheaven (MC) is one of the four important angles of your birth horoscope. The sign on your MC can describe your career or how you earn your living, but more than that, it represents your public image or what you're known for. The MC can be your avocation, how you gain prominence in your community, social situations, or in your chosen career field. The sign on your MC suggests how best to make your mark in the world, but it's also hard-won and often takes time and maturity to be fully realized. When young, your MC is your highest aspiration.

What Aquarius Represents

Aquarius is the fixed air sign of the zodiac that's ruled by Uranus, the planet that sparks the radical thinking that advances the world. Aquarius is symbolized by the Water Bearer. The water pouring from the vessel is the new "life" - the knowledge and futuristic visions Aquarius brings to others. The astrological sign of Aquarius is forward-looking and growth-oriented and is concerned with equality and individual freedom. Wherever Aquarius and its ruler, Uranus, are located in your natal chart, you take "the road less traveled."

Midheaven in Aquarius

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Whether those with an Aquarius MC are involved in music, art, community, human rights, animal protection, alternative healing, or business, they're innovative and progressive. They make their mark on the world by being experimental, inventive, exciting, and unique. They may also gain the reputation of an eccentric, a rabble-rouser, or a troublemaker. Much depends on the individual's age and the entire birth horoscope.

Do You Have an Aquarius Midheaven?

To find the astrological sign on your Midheaven, you'll need a birth chart calculated using your complete birth data - date, location, and time of birth. You can have your birth chart calculated at AstroSeek.

Aquarius Midheaven Career and Aspirations

Those with Aquarius MC can become involved in any number of careers as long as their position provides them with a great deal of freedom and allows them to do things their way. They could be become known in career fields such as astronomy, astrology, computer science, space science, engineering, or politics. Or they could become known for their innovative fashion designs, experimental artwork, or rebel rousing music. The point is that with an Aquarian MC, your public sees you as creative and unusual and not limited or controlled by rules or tradition. Your ultimate aspiration is to receive recognition for doing something unique and different from everybody else.

Trademarks of an Aquarian Midheaven

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If you have an Aquarius MC, you're not afraid to venture into the unknown and tackle something new, exciting, and completely different. Some trademarks of an Aquarius MC are:

  • Freedom of thought and action
  • Futuristic thinker
  • Change maker
  • Idealistic
  • Eccentric
  • Progressive
  • Visionary
  • Hard-working
  • Iconoclastic
  • Inspiring
  • Inventive
  • Original
  • Humanitarian
  • Pacifistic

At their best, individuals with an Aquarian MC see the world as it is and want to change it for the better. Guided by their utopian ideals, they never lose hope for a better tomorrow.

Negative Aquarius Midheaven

More negatively, those with an Aquarius MC can gain a reputation as an authoritarian who is willful about their far-out opinions. If their ideas become too eccentric or idealistic, they can be seen as a real outsider who distances themselves from others. At times they can appear seriously progressive, and at other times unexpectedly conservative. A negative Aquarius MC can gain the reputation of being predictably unpredictable.

Famous People With an Aquarius Midheaven

With an Aquarius Midheaven, these famous people engage the world by being hard-working, quirky, artistic individualists. Each has gained fame in their own rebel-rousing way.

  • Miley Cyrus
  • Garth Brooks
  • Drew Barrymore
  • Mick Jagger
  • Machine Gun Kelly (rapper)
  • Howard Hughes
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Ashton Kutcher
  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Gordon Ramsay
  • Mitt Romney
  • Tim Burton
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Dr. Dre

Embrace Your Aquarius Midheaven

If you have an Aquarian MC, whatever your career choice might be, make friends and be experimental and inventive. Willingly share your unorthodox ideas, champion humanitarian causes, and inspire others to get on board. Actively work with cohorts to solve problems and make decisions for the best interest of all.

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