Adams, Jessica

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Adams, Jessica Gender: F
born on 25 July 1964 at 07:08 (= 07:08 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 02°19' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 08°59 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 21°17'


British astrological writer and novelist, a Sun-Sign columnist, journalist and best selling author. A pro astrologer from 1987, Adams’ work includes "Handbag Horoscopes" “Essential Astrology for Women”, “Astrolove” and “2020 Vision.”

She is also the author of "Single White E-mail" and "Tom, Dick and Debbie Harry." Jessica Adams had at various times been an editor, book reviewer, Internet columnist, feature writer and astrologer for many magazines and newspapers throughout Australia. She has also been a scriptwriter and researcher for television. Jessica’s first book, "Astrology for Women," was published in 1997 both in the UK and US and her "Handbag Horoscopes" were published in October 1999.

Apart from fiction, Jessica is also well known as an astrologer through her work as horoscope columnist in Harper’s Bazaar, The Australian Women’s Weekly and Cosmopolitan. Since 1999, Adams has also developed her abilities as a natural psychic medium, and used her own experiences in the writing of "I'm a Believer."

Adams was born in London's working-class Brixton and was nine when the family upped and moved to the sedate climes of Launceston in Tasmania. The daughter of a social worker dad and a schoolteacher mom, by the age of seven, she was figuring out horoscopes. Living concurrently in England and Australia, Jessica is deeply involved in aid of the War Child charity.

The Girls’ Night In and Kids’ Night In series which Adams edited with author colleagues has raised over $3 million for War Child and involved contributions from J.K.Rowling and Stella McCartney.

Adams’ latest book is a travel anthology edited by her, The Holiday Goddess Handbag Guide to Paris, London, New York and Rome, published by HarperCollins and released in the US in July 2013 and the UK in 2014.


  • business associate/partner relationship with Alderson, Maggie (born 31 July 1959). Notes: Co-editor


  • Work : Begin Major Project 1987 (Began as pro astrologer)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1997 ("Astrology for Women" published)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1999 (Began working on her psychic abilities)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released October 1999 (Released "Handbag Horoscopes")
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2000 (Book "Girl's Night In" released)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her official website, "I was born on 25th July 1964 at 7:08 AM in South London, when the Moon was in Aquarius and the Sun was in Leo." ( Her chart appears using these data (21 Leo Ascendant) in the book, "21st Century Goddess" (by Jessica Adams, Anthea Paul and Jelena Glisic; Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2002), pp. 54-55.

Astrological Journal 9/2001 quotes her in an interview for same data.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (War Child charities)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Dual citizenship, England and Australia)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Psychic (Psychic medium)
  • Vocation : Computer : Other Computer (Internet columnist)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer (Pro)
  • Vocation : Writers : Astrology (Books, articles)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Columnist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Book reviews)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Scripwriter for TV)