Year of the Tiger

China Zodiac Animal - Tiger

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.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Yin
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Mu (Wood)
Yin Yang: Yang

Years of the Tiger

Tiger Year Start End
1926 Feb.13,1926 Feb.1,1927
1938 Jan.31,1938 Feb.18,1939
1950 Feb.17,1950 Feb.5,1951
1962 Feb.5,1962 Jan.24,1963
1974 Jan.23,1974 Feb.10,1975
1986 Feb.9,1986 Jan.28,1987
1998 Jan.28,1998 Feb.15,1999
2010 Feb.14,2010 Feb.2,2011
2022 Feb.1,2022 Jan.21,2023
2034 Jan.19,2034 Feb.7,2035

Lucky Signs for people born in Tiger Year:

Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4
Lucky Colors: grey, blue, white, orange
Lucky Flowers: cineraria, anthurium
Lucky Directions: south, east, southeast

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Tiger Lucky Flowers and Directions of Tiger
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8
  • Unlucky Colors: gold, silver, brown, black
  • Unlucky Direction: northwest

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.
 
  • 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.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
  • 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
  • See more about Best Business and Career Fields for Tiger
People with Tiger sign of Chinese zodiac are lucky enough to continue their good fortune from the Year of Dog to the Year of Pig. Not only will they gain large wealth but also they are likely to be promoted in career. 2019 is a lucky year to invest on real estate, catering industry and aquaculture. Since they are popular among friends, they are also likely to find their soul mates. One thing that needs reminding is that they should not judge others blindly and avoid visiting humid places.
Tiger Luck in 2019
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.
  • Blood Type O: They are outgoing and considerate, always keeping a sober mind. They will not easily give in when meeting difficulties but confront them bravely.
  • Blood Type A: Stable, obedient, they can always arrange their life in good order. They pursue high quality of life, and they would like to impress people with a decent and noble image.
  • Blood Type B: They are straightforward, awkward in speaking. They seek freedom always, and they are persistent to realize their dreams.
  • Blood Type AB: Careful and cautious, they seldom make mistakes in work. They are tenderer than other people in this zodiac sign. Positive and humorous, they have many reliable friends.

Different years are attached with different elements. See what kind of Tigers you are and find your personal description and fortune.

Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Tiger 1914, 1974 Self-righteous and rejecting others' command; willing to help the weak.
Fire Tiger 1926, 1986 Talented with willpower, always suiting the action to the word.
Earth Tiger 1938, 1998 Proud and arrogant, alive with ambition, rich in enterprising spirit.
Metal Tiger 1950, 2010 Peaceful, caring much for family, considerate but sparing in speech.
Water Tiger 1962, 2022 Curious with high learning ability; possible high artistic attainments.

Celebrities with Chinese Zodiac Tiger

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
- Last modified on Jan. 20, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Tiger
Asked by Jane c from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 20, 2019 10:46Reply
My husband is a fire tiger and me is water rooster
This year
Is good to us or not
If not what should I
We do..
Asked by Glynn from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 16, 2019 13:54Reply
I am a male Horse born 17/8/1966, what does 2019 have in store for me.
I need strong assistance with career as that has been stagnant affecting finances too.
Answers (1)
Answered by Marie from NETHERLANDS | Jan. 16, 2019 19:30
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Things may get better in the year of 2019 at work and you are likely to get through challenges in the end. Nevertheless, you need to pay attention to your interpersonal relationship and try to avoid quarrel with others. Good luck!
Asked by Kay from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 16, 2019 13:53Reply
Hi there I am a Tiger person born 19/4/1962 female, I want to know my luck for 2019.
Particularly career as that has been in the doldrums. Health and finance as well
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Answered by Dylan from MALAYSIA | Jan. 16, 2019 19:26
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Your fortune will have a rising tendency in the new year and things will get better in career aspect. It is even possible for you to get a promotion. Good fortune also appears in financial aspect. However, things may not be so smooth in health and you need to pay more attention.
Asked by Jeannet from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 14, 2019 21:11Reply
Would I be promoted? Good day to you! I was born on Sept 14, 1973
and got regularized from my present job 3 months ago. Would like to ask if this bank is my last employer? Would I be promoted? Thank you so much and God bless you more. From Jeannet of Philippines
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Answered by Amber from USA | Jan. 15, 2019 18:38
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Hi, your fortune in 2019 may not be very smooth, especially in career aspect. So it may be a little hard for you to get a promotion this year. However, if you can work hard and show great capacity for work, it is possible to be promoted. Good luck!
Asked by Crissa Mariano from PHILPPINES | Jan. 10, 2019 04:59Reply
Hi, I would like to know if there will be any promotions awaits me this 2019
and any good thing that may happen to me in terms of health, wealth and career.

My bdate 29 Sept.1986

Thank u.
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Answered by Fiona from FRANCE | Jan. 10, 2019 21:56
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Hi, for people who were born in 1986, this year is not very favorable, especially in career aspect. So it may be a little hard for you to get any promotion in career. The fortune in love relationship is not very lucky, either. Keep a positive attitude and capture every opportunity.
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