Year of the Tiger

China Zodiac Animal - TigerThe Tiger ranks third in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac signs. The Years of the Tiger include 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022, 2034...

Tigers, considered to be brave, cruel, forceful, and terrifying, are the symbol of power and lordliness in Chinese culture. In ancient times, people usually compared emperors or kings with the tigers. Tigers are also considered as a patron deity for children and parents will prepare the shoes and hats with tiger designs for their babies.

The Chinese zodiac Tiger sign entitles people born in the Years of the Tiger to be natural leaders. They are adventurous, ambitious and have a strong sense of justice, but maybe also a little arrogant and impetuous.

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

Years of the Tiger
The Chinese zodiac Tiger sign should be based on the Chinese lunar calendar. Check the following chart to see if you are born in the Year of the Tiger and find your elements.

You can also search the result by using the “Find Your Chinese Zodiac”.
Tiger Year Start End Element
1926 Feb.13,1926 Feb.1,1927 Fire
1938 Jan.31,1938 Feb.18,1939 Earth
1950 Feb.17,1950 Feb.5,1951 Metal
1962 Feb.5,1962 Jan.24,1963 Water
1974 Jan.23,1974 Feb.10,1975 Wood
1986 Feb.9,1986 Jan.28,1987 Fire
1998 Jan.28,1998 Feb.15,1999 Earth
2010 Feb.14,2010 Feb.2,2011 Metal
2022 Feb.1,2022 Jan.21,2023 Water
2034 Jan.19,2034 Feb.7,2035 Wood
Lucky Signs for People Born in Tiger Year
Lucky Numbers and Colors of Tiger Lucky Flowers and Directions of Tiger

Lucky Things for Tigers:

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

Things Should be Avoided:

Unlucky Numbers: 6, 7, 8 Unlucky Colors: gold, silver, brown, black Unlucky Direction: northwest
Personality: Tigers are courageous, confident, and with a spirit of adventure
With the uncommon courage and confidence, people born in the Year of the Tiger are natural leaders and they can always bravely put brilliant ideas into practice. They are also generous, passionate and holding a strong sense of justice. When meeting the weak or see anything unfair, the Tigers stand up and offer help.

Tigers are such persons who dare to love and hate. If a friend does something wrong, they may point it out directly. The daring also makes them rebellious, stubborn and arbitrary in life, and thus it is not easy for them to take others’ advice.
  • Strengths: Brave, passionate, optimistic, love challenges and adventures
  • Weaknesses: Rebellious, overconfident, stubborn, emotional
  • Tiger Men: Most of the Tiger men are optimistic and ambitious at work. They are not satisfied with the status quo and strive for excellence. Even encountering difficulties, the Tigers will not give up easily and just go forward. Besides, they never break promises once giving their words.
  • Tiger Women: Tiger women are good at taking care of family members. They are loved by children and can always get along well with them by playing games and telling stories. They also enjoy life and you may find them in various parties and outdoor activities. Rather than keeping alone, they prefer to stay with people.   
  • Personality by Five Elements: Which Type of 'Tiger' Are You?
    Tigers present different personalities and character traits according to various elements. In Chinese culture, all the things are composed of the Five Elements including Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. See the following chart to find your type.
Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Tiger 1914, 1974 Just, sympathetic, willing to help the weak, but rejecting others' command.
Fire Tiger 1926, 1986 Optimistic, effective at execution, independent, and courageous.
Earth Tiger 1938, 1998 Hardworking, practical, rich in enterprising spirit.
Metal Tiger 1950, 2010 Active, ambitious, loving freedom, caring much for family.
Water Tiger 1962, 2022 Confident, curious, high learning potential; possibly with high self-esteem.

  • Tiger’s Personality by Blood Types
    • Blood Type O: Tigers with blood type O are warm-hearted and develop a good sense of justice. They are never afraid of failures and can always hold their own.
    • Blood Type A: For those with blood type A, they may have completely contrary characteristics at the same time, sometimes active and progressive, but sometimes shy and conservative.
    • Blood Type B: They love making friends and are specializing in social interactions. However, the overemotional personality sometimes makes them lack of planning.
    • Blood Type AB: They are positive and confident, good at convincing others, which helps to get great success at work. But it may be a bit hard for them to follow through.
Love Compatibility of the Tiger
Check the “Chinese Zodiac Compatibility Test” tool to learn about the love compatibility between you and your partner, which offers an important reference for your love relationship in the near future.
  • Best Matches: Dragon, Horse, Pig
    The Dragon, Horse, and Pig are bound to the Tiger’s partners because of their complementary characteristic traits. They have the same goals and beliefs in life, easily being attracted by each other. When meeting difficulties, they will also get timely support from their partners.
  • Bad Matches: Ox, Tiger, Snake, Monkey
    When choosing a partner, it is better for the Tiger to avoid the Ox, Tiger, and Snake as it is hard for them to be attuned to the Tiger’s feelings. What’s more, they seldom compromise in a relationship with the Tigers, which results in endless quarrels.
    Tiger's Compatibility with 12 Zodiac Animals
  • How to Build Relationship with Tigers

Good news to people who want to build a love relationship with the Tigers is that they cast doubt on the soul mate theory and don’t believe there is someone definitely compatible with them, which means everyone can have a chance to touch the Tiger’s heart. The Tiger always looks strong and pride but they do have a soft heart. When getting along with the Tiger, more patience and understanding are needed and they care about some details.  

Jobs & Careers for Tigers
  • Best Jobs: Politician, economist, adventurer, banker, doctor, police officer, lawyer...
As the Tigers are born leaders, they have an excellent organization ability and brilliant communication skills, and thus becoming a successful politician will be less difficult compared to others. Besides the ability to lead, they are also confident and fearless to face various challenges with lower anxiety, so that adventurers and bankers are among the best jobs for the Tigers. They also like figures and think logically, along with a flexible mind, all of which help them to win a job like an economist. 
Health & Fitness Advice
For the adult Tigers, they are healthy and energetic, and even sometimes exhausted, they can recover soon. However, for the middle-aged Tigers, the symptoms accumulated through overworking will gradually show up, especially in digestive and respiratory systems.

Also, long-term stress may cause some disorders. It is advised to take regular exercise and keep a balanced diet as most of the Tigers have a dietary preference for sweet foods. Change to a healthier diet and take in more high-fiber fruits and vegetables.
Tiger's Fortune in 2023
Tiger horoscope in 2023 is average as a whole. They may not be the most excellent staff in their company and the prediction shows little chance of promotion and salary raise. The singles may not have time and energy to become unavailable. Those in love should spend more time with their lover in case of breakup. Their daily expenditure is very likely to increase a lot; in the case, make a plan to make the income and cost meet. Their health fortune is at a low level, so pay more attention to any discomforts.
Tiger Luck in 2023
  • Career: The 2023 prediction shows low chance of promotion. But their performance would not be bad. So stay calm and spare some time to learn more professional knowledge and skills, which will help them do a great job in the future. Their relationship with workmates and customers would be harmonious and they intend to develop more distinguished customers.
  • Wealth: This year, their salary may not be enough to cover their increasing expense. Maybe they could find a part-time job to fill in the gap. The businessmen born in the year of the Tiger would be satisfied about their profits, just in case of losses caused by the competitors. 
  • Relationships: Due to their negative attitude, the singles would not like to dress up to attract a potential girlfriend/ boyfriend, or attend a blind date, hence very likely stay available. For those married, their marriage would be stable because the two sides could understand and compromise to each other.
  • Education: Their attitude towards study is positive and they would meet someone who can help them improve the efficiency. Focus in class. Their luck in examinations is good, too. Even though, go over the papers carefully before submitting them, so as to get high scores.
  • Health: The possibility of getting sick is high this year. But do not be afraid and go to hospital on time if feel not OK. Early treatment means early recovery and less sufferings. Also, they’d better do something to strengthen their body.
Tiger's Fortune in 2024
In 2024, people born in the year of the Tiger would both be blessed by good fortune and annoyed by misfortune. It’s very possible they would submit an excellent work report; but may have disputes with colleagues. Also, they may receive more pressure from their competitors. Develop some hobbies or attend interesting activities to relive the pressure, in case it would influence the health. In term of wealth, they would live an abundant life generally; just don’t be greedy when making investment. The singles may fall in love with someone; but the relationship may not develop smoothly and even end with breakup. To maintain a happy marriage, the married should keep a reasonable distance with other opposite sexes. 
Tiger Luck in 2024
  • Career: The office workers would do a great job; just make more efforts to get along well with workmates and customers. Businessmen may welcome a profitable year.
  • Wealth: They could live a worry-free life depending on their income from work. Businessmen may make more profits but should be careful when making investment. 
  • Relationships: It’s possible for the singles to start dating but it requires more efforts to maintain the relationship. The married should keep away from the outside temptations and be loyal to their marriage.
  • Education: Their fortune in study is not very good. They should make a good study plan, attend more professional classes, think more on their own and learn more practical skills.
  • Health: The increasing pressure may lead to bad mental and physical status. Learn to reduce the stress. Also, be careful of possible dangers in daily life.
Famous People: Tiger Zodiac Eminent Personalities
Elizabeth II (Queen of the UK): April 21, 1926, Fire Tiger
Marilyn Monroe (Actress): June 1, 1926, Fire Tiger
Tom Cruise (Actor): July 3, 1962, Water Tiger
Lady Gaga (Singer): March 28, 1986, Fire Tiger
Shawn Mendes (Singer): August 8, 1998, Earth Tiger
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- Last updated on Nov. 13, 2023 by Nancy He -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Tiger
Asked by Kai Li Na from MALAYSIA | Oct. 24, 2023 10:57Reply
Move state and job
Hi I was both 25th June 1998. I just got married this year. Next year I plan to move state to live with my husband. From Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur. Means, I need to change job. Do you think it is a good move?
Answers (1)
Answered by George | Oct. 24, 2023 22:43

It is okay as your luck in career is good in the year of 2024.
Asked by Tigress from MALAYSIA | Jul. 17, 2023 15:38Reply
When can i get a job?
I am born on 17 feb 1998. I am trying to find entry level job for almost 2 years after graduating but could not find the one i want in the field of HR/admin or CS. Being jobless is making me very depressed and having anxieties. I have consulted many mediums but not successful in my job hunt. What should i do?
Answers (1)
Answered by Olivia | Jul. 18, 2023 00:52

You may start from some easy jobs and keep improving yourself and seek for better ones gradually. You should know nothing can be accomplished in one single effort.
Asked by Karin from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 22, 2023 10:35Reply
Am I meant to end up with this man in a loving relationship?
I met a guy DOB 15/05/1958 his zodiac sign is Dog and my DOB 22/08/1974 Zodiac sign Tiger, Circumstances are complicated at the moment, but is he and I meant to find our way to each other in a relationship pls?

Thank you,

Answers (1)
Answered by Daisy | Jan. 28, 2023 17:48

According to the horoscope, if you two can get through the special and complicated period, you will be together ever after; if not, the relationship will end. But more importantly, you should follow your heart.
Asked by Mka from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 14, 2021 03:09Reply
My health is quite bad at the moment.
Can you tell me if il be ok or will i be receiving more bad news? Will i live a happy healthy life

31/3/86 time 14.45 pm

Answers (3)
Answered by Caden | May. 16, 2021 23:53

Oh, no matter what happens, you need to keep the positive attitude. Generally speaking, there won't have serious problems in the second half of the year. Don't worry.
Answered by Anonymous | Jan. 20, 2022 03:04

Speak with your doctor for more info; usually zodiacs aren't extremely accurate for health.
Answered by Lelabi | Jun. 14, 2022 15:30

I have the same birthdate as you. Sending you love and light. Get well.
Asked by ray chopra from USA | May. 01, 2021 11:34Reply
Clarification needed
I need some clarification. Getting conflicting Information on this site about my sign. My birthdate is January 10, 1963, one link on site tells me that I am a Rabbit where as another one says I am a Tiger. Can someone clarify it for me
Answers (4)
Answered by Eliana | May. 10, 2021 00:39

Your sign is Tiger.
Answered by Oz | Jan. 21, 2022 09:57

1962 is Tiger
Answered by Mary Lou | Jan. 29, 2022 19:12

1963 is the year of the Rabbit... But Chinese New Year in 1963 begins on January 24th. Your birthday is before then, so you were born in the Year of the Tiger.
Answered by Anon | Apr. 21, 2022 02:29

You are a water tiger
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