1973 Chinese Zodiac - Water Ox

Which type of Ox are people born in 1973 Chinese Zodiac year?

According to Chinese zodiac, 1973 is the year of the Ox, and it belongs to the Water based on Chinese Five Elements. So the people born in 1973 is the Water Ox.

Chinese calendar follows lunar calendar. In Gregorian calendar, people born from February 3, 1973 to January 22, 1974 are the Water Ox, those who born from January 1 to February 2 in 1973 are Water Rat. 

Lucky Signs for 1973 Water Ox

 Lucky Numbers: 1, 4

 Lucky Colors: blue, yellow

2021 Horoscope for Water Ox Born in 1973

For Water Ox born in 1973, their career development will encounter some obstacles in 2021. If they don’t deal with them well, they may face the situation of looking for a new job. Most Ox people are a little bit stubborn with strong willpower. No matter what others say, they won’t make changes easily. Besides, they speak very straightforwardly. Sometimes, they may offend their leaders and colleagues because of improper words. Therefore, this year they need to learn how to become gentle and flexible. During this period of time, they must control their temper and establish good relationships with people around. 

As per Ox fortune prediction in 2021, they would have a relatively gloomy financial situation. Their income would be reduced due to unstable elements in work. However, the expenses in life would be huge. Although the economic pressure is large, they still need to keep the positive attitude. Do not rely on usury and participate in illegal things like gambling. Otherwise, they may fall into economic disputes. If someone want to borrow money, Ox people are suggested to refuse. 

The relationship fortune for Ox people born in 1973 won’t be that favorable based on Chinese zodiac luck prediction. They will have some large conflicts with partners because of some divergences. Some Ox people cannot get warmth from lovers and may even find boring in marriage life. Once such thoughts arise, it will be difficult for the relationship to develop in a good direction. In daily life, they should be more tolerant and understanding. When they encounter divergences, don’t be stubborn. It is suggested to share some housework for their partners and always pay attention to partner’s mood change. In this way, the relationship can remain stable. 

The fortune prediction shows that Ox people will be smooth in the year of 2021. Although the immunity will decrease, there won’t have serious diseases. They are all minor diseases such as colds and fevers, which won’t bring too much threat to health condition. However, Ox people should pay more attention during this period of time, especially to prevent accidents. When going out, they should take safe transportation to minimize accidents.

 See more about Ox Fortune in 2021

Personality Traits of the 1973 Chinese Zodiac Water Ox

People with Chinese zodiac Ox born in 1973 are diligent, competent, dependable and kind. They are very capable of managing their emotions appropriately. They are right-thinking people and like to help others who are in trouble. They are very patient and careful in doing things and are not easily influenced by others or the environment.

However, most of the Water Ox are tough and irritable, and often screw up things even if they have a kind heart. They are kind of stubborn, and rarely listen to others’ opinions. They lack humor and enthusiasm, and are not good at communication.

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The career fortune for the 1973 Water Ox is not very stable. For office workers, they may not be taken seriously by leaders because they do not know how to show themselves. It is suggested that they should learn to show themselves more and strive for more business trips so that leaders can discover their talents.

For entrepreneurs, it is suggested to accumulate some experiences before starting a business, which is easier to succeed than starting a business directly.

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They have a pretty good fortune luck in their lives. For office workers, although their career is not stable enough, the salary is relatively good. If they learn how to show themselves well in career, their salary will be higher.

For entrepreneurs, they may not make lots of money at early time. However, if they can find and grasp the business opportunities, they will make a lot of money, live a rich life thereafter and leave much fortune for their children.


Love and Relationships

There are seldom surprises and setbacks in their love lives. When they are single, there are many admirers and they can easily find the right person.

After getting married, they may neglect their partners because they are so busy with their careers, leading to frequent quarrels. It is suggested that they spend more time with their lovers and be patient when they have conflicts with them.

 See more about Ox's Love Compatibility



Their physical condition will not have much problem, but they may suffer from minor illnesses. Therefore, they should get rid of the bad habits like playing mobile phones for long time and staying up late. If they feel uncomfortable, they’d better go to hospital at once. They are also advised to have regular physical examinations.

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- Last modified on Feb. 28, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on 1973 Chinese Zodiac - Water Ox
Asked by Joana from USA | Feb. 24, 2021 01:23Reply
Change or no change
Born in 4/23/73 8:20 pm. Hong Kong. Is this year a good year to start a new business or continue the same as last year.
Answers (1)
Answered by April | Feb. 28, 2021 20:20

It shows that you may face more challenges and chances this year. In addition, you would meet several lucky stars which can bring some good luck for you.
Asked by Lata from UNITED STATES | Feb. 20, 2021 11:14Reply
second marriage possibility this year?
My date of birth is March 18, 1973. I am divorced for more than 10 years, and would like to know if i will meet my soulmate and get married this year?
Answers (2)
Answered by Leslie | Feb. 21, 2021 16:01

You should keep the positive attitude towards life. It shows that you may have a large chance to fall in love with someone.
Answered by Stewart Venning | Feb. 22, 2021 07:01

Hi my name is Stew & I was born 22nd July 1973 I'm a water Ox, On the cusp of Leo & Cancer. A born leader yet shy & a real home body. I loved your question, & I also hold some extra hope for this year. My heart , body & mind are all aligned/ in a great place. It's my time to find love & nature it. Time to smile
Asked by Dev from NEW ZEALAND | Feb. 11, 2021 21:13Reply
Loss of job and self employed prospects 2021
My birthday is 28 May 1973. I had to quit my job 2 weeks ago, now I need to move into a self employed role and then starting another project towards end of 2021. What does 2021 year of the Ox hold for me? Thank you for your help.
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Answered by Debbie | Feb. 21, 2021 16:00

Yes, you should be brave to start your business. Although you may face several difficulties at the beginning, you can always solve them.
Asked by Goldie from SINGAPORE | Feb. 08, 2021 20:31Reply
How my career will be like ?
I am a female born on 21 July 1973 at approx 5-7am. I am concerned about my current career prospect. Please advise and what I should do ? Like getting myself a fortune bracelet or something to improve my luck. Thanks
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Answered by Sabrina | Feb. 14, 2021 17:47

In this year, you may face several nice chances to get some developments. You just need to make full use of you intelligence and abilities. Good luck!
Asked by Nicola from UNITED STATES | Feb. 02, 2021 08:48Reply
1973 Ox what is my career and marriage like in 2021?
I would like to know how I will do in my job (my company was acquired by a larger company) and we will hire two new colleagues this year. How will I perform in my job this year and more importantly how will my marriage do?
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Answered by Irma | Feb. 07, 2021 18:52

You will have outstanding performance at work. If you work harder and harder, then you would have a large chance to get a promotion or increased salary. If you had already have a partner, then the family atmosphere would be harmonious.
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