Tiger - Personality and Characteristics


Powerful, Tough, Dynamic, Mighty

Tigers are accustomed inhabiting vast lands; consequently they have acute senses and sharp eyesight. The tiger is the symbol of power. People born in the Year of the Tiger are quite cautious and energetic. They are also determined and persistent which help them strengthen their leadership.


Determined, Confident, Trustworthy, Frank

Tiger personality is strong-willed. Once they make up their minds, they will not change it easily. They will never regret what they have said. They are born with stateliness and confidence, so they always impress people with an image of power and authority. They are frank in personality, willing to speak out their feelings so they can gain others’ trust easily. They have difficulty accepting failures so they push themselves quite hard to succeed. Full of sense of fairness and justice, they are very capable to straighten out others’ problems warm-heartedly.


Talktive, Stubborn, Agressive, Self-ego

Sometimes, Chinese zodiac tiger personality is either too silent or too talkative. They are over confident in their capability which makes it difficult to do well in team work situations. If their thoughts get rejected, they will realize it in an aggressive way. They are anxious to achieve quick successes and get instant benefits but they are usually frustrated by failures. They love to win, so they tend to argue with people, even on trifles. They lack romance in relationship and like to control all affairs of the family, so their married life can be mundane. With strong self-egoism, they find it hard to make some true friends.


Active, Decisive, Leadership

People of the Year of Tiger are active and energetic in work. They are bold to accept new things and decisive to take right actions. They don’t fear authority, and will point out their boss’s flaws directly. They are fully devoted in career and long for success. Their personality traits are not stable. They may get accomplishments in an early age, but have difficulty in retaining the achievements. Born with leadership, they will be great managers in politics or economy. They are used to making progress on others’ shoulders.

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Tiger's Best Jobs and Working Partners

Tiger's Best Business and Career Fields


 Best Jobs for Tigers

Competitive, Acute, Flexible

Tiger people like competitive work and they have acute senses and decisive minds. They can be relied on to give quick responses according to what is happening. They cannot tolerant a stable occupation, for they seek challenges and like to come up with ideas. Therefore, the most suitable jobs for them are manager, politician, economist, police, revolutionist, entrepreneur as well as adventurer


Early Prosperity, Stable Financial Status, Generous

They care little about money, but that does not mean they are poor. Actually, they hope they can have good financial status to support life, but it is not the reason they work hard. The anchor of life is more faith than wealth but they do not mind the access of money. However, they can always live a better-off life because of their capabilities. They are generous, and ready to help people in need at any time. They are not good at saving money, so the best choice for them is to get a stable investment.

Love and Relationships

Delicate, Sentimental, Unstrained

Although their personality is tough, they are delicate in love and even a bit sentimental and tender. They like the feelings of being loved but tend to be over enthusiastic, which can make people feel uncomfortable. Male with Chinese zodiac Tiger have a strong command of the necessary skills to please girls. They don’t keep track of their giving, and expect the other to behave according to their will. Females have a clear sense of right and wrong. They like hunting and thrilling experiences and can be sick of tedious married life. They want to be unrestrained and take control of the whole affairs in family.

Best Matches: Dragon, Horse, Pig
Bad Matches: Ox, Tiger, Snake, Monkey

 See Love Compatibility of Tiger, to know more about their compatible Chinese zodiac signs, what they are like in love, and how to get along with them.


Liver Disease, Congestion, Depression

People born in the Year of the Tiger are quite dynamic and emotional. They can get angry easily which may damage the liver. They are also vulnerable to congestion and depression. They are supposed to take good control of their emotions and adjust themselves to be in good condition. Apart from this, they seldom get sick and regular exercise and rest allows them to live a healthy life.

Further Reading on Chinese Zodiac Tiger:

 Destiny by Birth Month

 Destiny by Birth Date

 Personality by Western Astrology Signs

 Personality by Blood Types

 Character and Fortune by Five Elements

 Fortune in 2020

- Last modified on Jan. 20, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Tiger\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Josh from USA | Jan. 19, 2020 06:31Reply
What does 2020 look like for me?
I am a (wood)Tiger/ Gemini born in 1974 was wondering what 2020 holds for me?
Answers (1)
Answered by Alice from UKRAINE | Jan. 19, 2020 23:27

In general, 2020 will be a normal year for you. There won't have many ups and downs in the whole year. Don't worry.
Asked by Gerald from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 06, 2020 23:51Reply
Will love and good job find me?
Im a male fire tiger/libra i was born on october 11, 1986. how about my fortune in 2020. Did i get a stable job and good relationship?
Answers (2)
Answered by Geraldine from DENMARK | Jan. 07, 2020 21:49

In general, you may have some good luck in your love and job. On weekends, you can join in more social activities and make more friends. In this way, you would have a high possibility to have a stable love relationship. As for career, February, April, June and August will be the auspicious months for you.
Answered by Cutecatskills from USA | Jan. 20, 2020 17:57

I hope one day that you do find real love, someone who will love you for who you are as a person and as for a good job find people who will appreciate your good traits and try to help improve yourself to your fullest abilities because you might find you outdid yourself one day and maybe be living your dream good luck to you
Asked by Z from UNITED STATES | Jan. 04, 2020 13:22Reply
Will love find me in 2020?
I am Taurus woman 57, tiger 4-30-1962
Tired of being alone...
Answers (1)
Answered by Pandora from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 05, 2020 23:53

Fortunately, 2020 will be a good year for you. You would have a large chance to find a soul mate. The prediction shows that May, June and October are the lucky months for you.
Asked by dave from AUSTRALIA | Dec. 26, 2019 17:09Reply
Hi will i find love in 2020 i was born 12/5/1998?
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Answered by Olivia from FINLAND | Dec. 30, 2019 23:02

According to the Chinese zodiac prediction, you would have a high possibility to find true love in 2020, especially in Jan., May, Jun. and Oct.
Asked by Krishni from CANADA | Dec. 17, 2019 09:12Reply
MARRIAGE - possibly when and will it be a happy one Born December 30 1998
Please let me know when i will get married and if it will be a happy marriage thank you
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Answered by Chase from NEW ZEALAND | Dec. 17, 2019 22:39

The prediction indicates that you would have a large chance to fall in love with someone in 2020. If the relationship goes well, then you will get married in 2020 or 2021.
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