Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Yin
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Mu (Wood)
Yin Yang: Yang
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Lucky Colors: grey, blue, white, orange
Lucky Flowers: cineraria, anthurium
Lucky Directions: south, east, southeast
- Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8
- Unlucky Colors: gold, silver, brown, black
- Unlucky Direction: northwest
Tiger is the third in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Tiger include 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034…
Tigers, considered to be brave, cruel, forceful, stately and terrifying, are the symbol of power and lordliness. In ancient times, people usually compared emperors or grandees with the tiger. Court officials often said that ‘accompanying the emperor is just like being at the side of a tiger’. There are also many legends about this animal.
In most cases, people with Chinese zodiac sign ‘Tiger’ are powerful, independent, confident and brave.
They have strong sense of errantry, being frank and easy to win others’ trust. In their middle age, their fate may be uneven, but after hardships, they will enjoy a bright prospect. While they are also likely to be dogmatic, and like showing off when accomplishing something.
Tolerant, loyal, valiant, courageous, trustworthy, intelligent, virtuous
- Arrogant, short-tempered, hasty, traitorous
- Best Matches: Dragon, Horse, Pig
They can encourage and help each other, and they can be the best lovers as well as rivals. They are all ambitious and share the same value in life and money. The couple can lead a harmonious life.
- Bad Matches: Ox, Tiger, Snake, Monkey
They are both aggressive, and seldom make compromise, so the relationship will be nipped in the bud. If getting married, financial problems would result in their breakup.
Best Jobs: Economist, politician, adventurer, management officer…
Best Working Partners: Pig, Horse and Dog
Best Age to Start a Business: 35 – 50
Best Career Field: Catering Industry, Outdoor Sports Facilities Field
Personality of people born in the Year of Tiger differs according to western astrological signs, like serious Aries, practical Taurus, impulsive Gemini, shrewd Cancer, arrogant Leo, responsible Virgo, realistic Libra, aggressive Scorpio, naive Sagittarius, powerful Capricorn, unstrained Aquarius and generous Pisces.
||Years of Birth
||Self-righteous and rejecting others’ command; willing to help the weak.
||Talented with willpower, always suiting the action to the word.
||Proud and arrogant, alive with ambition, rich in enterprising spirit.
||Peaceful, caring much for family, considerate but sparing in speech.
||Curious with high learning ability; possible high artistic attainments.
Celebrities with Chinese Zodiac Monkey
Ludwig van Beethoven, Marco Polo, Karl Marx, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Marilyn Monroe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, Emmy Rossum, Jodie Foster, Alyson Hannigan, Ryan Phillippe, Mary Kate Olson, Ashley Olson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rosie O’Donnell, Whoopi Goldberg, Garth Brooks, Robert Pattinson, Penn Badgley, Penelope Cruz, Mischa Barton, Drake Bell, Judy Blume, Emily Bronte, Emily Dickinson, Isadora Duncan, Beatrix Potter, Emperor Qin Shi Huang, Sun Yat-sen, Zhang Yimou