About KTZ

KnowTheZodiac is composed of a team of astro lovers who help enlighten humanity with accurate horoscopes and astrology content on our IG pages:

Our Founder

Dossé-Via

Dossé-Via is a West African astrologer who has been studying the field for over 15 years. After being introduced to astrology at a young age, she began analyzing her own birth chart as well as those of her friends and family, and astrology became her passion.

In July 2011, when Dossé-Via was a freshman at the University of Southern California, she created her Twitter page @ScorpioMystique, where she shared knowledge about her zodiac sign, Scorpio. Dossé-Via has since attracted hundreds of thousands of loyal followers on her social media accounts, including Scorpios Katy Perry, Ella Mai, and Miguel.

Dossé-Via now shares astrological knowledge with all 12 zodiac signs via her page @KnowTheZodiac. She offers birth chart readings, transit forecasts, compatibility reports, private consultations, and daily, weekly, and monthly forecasts to customers all over the world. She is also the in-house astrologer for SexZodiac.

Dossé-Via views astrology as a tool for self-empowerment and self-understanding. She graduated with her Master’s degree in English Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in May 2017, and has been working as an entrepreneur full-time ever since. Get in touch with Dossé-Via at hi@knowthezodiac.com.

PS: In addition to being an astrologer, Dossé-Via is a professional model and creator of Magic & Melanin, a travel agency providing immersive experiences for humans of the African diaspora to know, explore, and invest in the Motherland. To learn more about her, visit her personal website.

Meet Your Astrologers

India

KTZ Astrologer, Copywriter, and Podcast Producer

I’m India! I’m a Sagittarius with a Scorpio Moon and Ascendant in Capricorn. Dossé and I met while both majoring in Narrative Studies at USC, where she sparked my interest in becoming an astrologer. I co-write monthly scopes for KnowTheZodiac and produce the KTZ podcast. I also produce tunes with my team Electric Butter, and sing lead for my band India & The Jones. My favorite thing about being a Sag is that we’re relentlessly committed to authenticity and individuality! You can find me creating in my treehouse in DTLA with my partner Projay and our dog León.

Amani Richardson

KTZ Content Producer & Social Media Manager

Hi Angels, I’m Amani. I’m slightly obsessed with lighting candles, drinking tea and healing on the yoga mat. I am also a Scorpio Sun with an Aquarius Moon and Leo Rising. Alongside content production & managing KnowTheZodiac, I am a mental health advocate and Editor-In-Chief at Sad Girls Club. Overall, I like to think that my energy is infectious (thanks to my Leo rising), but being a Scorpio is one of the most magical traits about me as I am constantly undergoing a process of retransformation.

Gala Fractal

KTZ Daily Horoscope Copywriter

Hi, I’m Gala! Born in Santo Domingo, DR during Virgo season in 1985. I had contact with astrology from a very early age, but officially went into it in 2012. I trained as a Humanistic Astrologer in Buenos Aires, and I am currently going through the last year of the chart study online program of Soul Level Astrology, lead by master astrologer Mark Borax. Alongside producing part of the daily scopes for KnowTheZodiac, I’m a visual artist, working independently in this field since 2005. I have a deep passion for animals and nature, and an intense drive to continue on this long and winding road towards awareness.

Alexa Velasquez

KTZ Manager of @KnowGemini

Hi, I’m Alexa! I went to undergrad at USC and I’m currently in an MFA program at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. I live in Los Angeles, CA. I was born on May 28, 1992, making me a Gemini Sun, Cancer rising and Aries Moon! I love high fantasy and science-fiction novels, going for runs with my dogs, writing screenplays, and learning about traditional medicine and cultural esoteric practices. In terms of my sign, I love the independent and highly eclectic nature that comes with being a Gemini. 

Nisha 

KTZ Astrologer & Writer

Hey, I’m Nisha! I’m a writer currently based in the magical Hinterlands of Byron, Australia. I’m a student of JWG Evolutionary Astrology, and the excited owner of a brand new Etsy store. In terms of signs, I’m a Leo through and through: sun, moon and ascendant.

I love the expressive and generous spirit that comes naturally to my sign. We get a rep for being self-centered, but there’s usually nothing more rewarding to Leos than building others up, and showing them their own divine power.

Emily Wills

KTZ Astrologer & Graphic Designer

I’m Emily Wills, I am an astrologer and graphic designer for KTZ and I contribute to @knowpisces, @knowaries, and @knowsagittarius. I’m an Aries sun, Pisces moon, and Scorpio rising. I’m based in Washington, DC and alongside writing, talking, and constantly thinking about astrology, I’m an illustrator and love working with astrological themes in my work!

Deria Matthews

KTZ Astrologer & Writer

Deria (she/they) is an astrologer, political educator, writer, and content creator thinking through the intersections of social movements and collective healing. Deria writes astrological content for KTZ and is a contributor to our monthly cosmic guide. They are currently living abroad in Accra, Ghana where they work as a librarian. They have roots in Brooklyn, NY and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Raina

KTZ Twitter Manager

Hey! I’m Raina, and I manage KTZ’s Twitter page. I’m a Cancer Sun, Sagittarius Moon, and Cancer Rising. I’m from Portland, Oregon, and recently graduated with a degree in health science and psychology. I spend my free time sitting in cafés, writing comedy, and reading books that make me seem smart. What I like about astrology is that it encourages me to move through life with perspective and intention. I love being a Cancer because I’m obsessed with calling my mom and I’m addicted to looking pretty when I cry. Xoxo, Raina.

Starr

KTZ Writer & Manager of @KnowAquarius 

Hi there! My name is Starr, I’m a Cancer Sun, Cancer Moon, Scorpio Rising. I am a monthly contributor to KTZ Cosmic Guides, and also manage the @KnowAquarius page and create @ScorpioMystique meme content. I also have my own Instagram account for fellow Cancerians called @cancerdailyhoroscope! I’m from Newark, NJ and I am very passionate about astrology, traveling, photography and food. Fun fact about me: I can also speak Mandarin! 你好