1961 Chinese Zodiac - Metal Ox

Which type of Ox are people born in 1961 Chinese zodiac year?

In Chinese zodiac, 1961 is the Ox year, and according to Chinese Five Elements, the Ox people born in this year belong to Metal Ox. Different from westerners, Chinese people follows lunar calendar. To make it clear according to Gregorian calendar, people born from February 15, 1961 to February 4, 1962 are Metal Ox, and people born from January 1 to February 14 in 1961 belong to Metal Rat.

Lucky Signs for 1961 Metal Ox

 Lucky Numbers: 1, 4

 Lucky Colors: blue, yellow, green

2023 Horoscope for Metal Ox Born in 1961

Their career would not encounter many ups and downs this year. By the end of year, they could also achieve the goals set in the beginning of the year and be rewarded with a big amount of money. However, they are not young after all and may feel difficult to catch up with the steps of the young energetic colleagues sometimes, so hand over the work gradually and get ready to retire. It is predicted that they are not lucky in making money from other channels except work, so do not waste energy in it. Instead, it is advised to spend the time with families. Be careful of chronic diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus. In daily life, be sure to eat properly and healthily. 

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2024 Horoscope for Metal Ox Born in 1961

The horoscope for people born in 1961 year of the Ox is not very good. Although having been married for many years, they sometimes may not get along very well with their partner and have conflicts with them over some unimportant matters. Just be more patient and try more hard to control the bad temper. In term of wealth, it is not a lucky year to put in much energy and money in the financial market; otherwise they may get nothing back. But don’t worry a lot. Both those still working and having retired can rely on their wage or pension to live a worry-free life. Their health fortune is average. Keep a healthy life routine and they would not suffer from serious physical problems.

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Personality Traits of the 1961 Chinese Zodiac Metal Ox

People born in 1961 year of the Ox are diligent, honest, gentle, and frank. They are very active, so they enjoy a busy life. They are loyal to their friends, and always believe that friends are more important than money. They have a strong will and can bear hard work. They are cautious and level-headed, with both feet on the ground.

But some of them are pessimists being silent and stubborn, and seldom listening to other’s opinions. They easily gets excited. They are lack of resource in any emergency, and are not good at expressing themselves and communicating with others.

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The overall career fortune is not very good. For office workers, they must make more efforts than others if they want to succeed. It is easy for them to quarrel with their leaders and colleagues due to their stubborn character. So they have to learn how to get along well with others to make great achievements. For entrepreneurs, they have to stick to their career and can finally make achievements in their fields.

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Influence by their career, it is hard for them to earn a considerable salary. But they can make some extra money through investing because of their great talent in investment. It is suggested to communicate more with professionals before investing, and to learn how to avoid risks.

Love and Relationships

The Metal Ox born in 1961 have a good love fortune through their lives. It is suggested to travel more with their lovers, to enrich themselves and keep themselves a young mind forever.

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Their health fortune is pretty good in their lives. As they grow older and older, they should focus on senile diseases such as dementia, hypertension, and cataract and so on. They also need to exercise regularly, and maintain a positive life attitude.

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- Last updated on Nov. 13, 2023 by Nancy He -
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