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Shelley von Strunckel (born 15 July 1946) is a California-born sun sign astrologer with newspaper columns widely published in Europe, the Middle East, Australia and Asia.[1]

After working in fashion merchandising in the USA, von Strunckel became a consulting astrologer. In 1992, the editor of the Sunday Times (UK) newspaper, Andrew Neill invited her to create the first ever astrological column in a British broadsheet newspaper.[2] In addition to the Sunday Times, she has written columns for Hong Kong's South China Morning Post, the Gulf News, English, French and Chinese Vogue.[3] and the Times of India.[4] She also appeared on a special "Paranormal Edition" episode of the game show The Weakest Link, In which she was the 6th one voted off.[5]


  1. ^ Garry Phillipson. "An Interview with Shelley von Strunckel". Retrieved 2012-12-17.
  2. ^ Compton Miller (Jan 23, 2006). "Inside Story: The big stars of astrology". The Independent (UK). Archived from the original on 2008-07-05. Shelley and the former Daily Mail astrologer Peter Watson both claim to be the chosen heir of legendary Patric Walker. She also works for London's Evening Standard and Vogue.
  3. ^ Sonali Raha (Dec 23, 2000). "Shelley von Strunckel - Astrologer. We track down astrologer Shelly von Strunckel for an insight into her predictions". Gulf News. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  4. ^ Sophie Campbell (Sep 18, 2004). "India and her heavenly bodies. The astrologer Shelley von Strunckel has a huge following on the subcontinent". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  5. ^ Shelley von Strunckel on IMDb