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 May. 10, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Tiger\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by ariane joy from PHILIPPINES | Jul. 06, 2020 06:16Reply
i was born on april 23,1986. any predictions on my carreer?
Asked by Nicola A from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 06, 2020 01:30Reply
My new partner is a Libra tiger I am a Pisces goat. I’m just curious if this a good match for us?
What will 2020 look like for us? We’ve both already had a lot of changes in our personal lives this year.
Answers (1)
Answered by Evangeline from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 10, 2020 23:04

Don't worry. The prediction indicates that you two can become a good match. Both of you are competent in your own fields, but you can still share and explore life together. With common interests, you will grow more intimate. Good luck!
Asked by Kodakgal from USA | Mar. 21, 2020 09:39Reply
Wood tiger man
Im a water pig female (12/8/83)and my guy is a wood tiger(6/26/74) he's being distant , no communication is he going a financial crisis? Or afraid to love me?
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Answered by Nina from FRANCE | Mar. 27, 2020 20:08

Well, according to the situation, you two need to have more communications with each other. You should show more patience and understanding to him. The prediction shows that there won't have problems in your love relationship.
Asked by Danielle Lamprecht from AUSTRALIA | Mar. 20, 2020 16:41Reply
Love match
I am a Pisces Tiger born 11th March 1986 and my partner is a Pisces Wood Rat born 12th March 1984. I'm curious to know how our match will turn out in the long term based on our zodiac.
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Answered by Ethel from CANADA | Mar. 20, 2020 18:24

You can become a good match. Both of you are enterprising and positive, making your life progress steadily. Love life will be happy and sweet.
Asked by Melody from CANADA | Feb. 21, 2020 15:19Reply
Job opportunity
I received a new job offer but my current employer gave me a counter offer. Both very good terms. Which one do you advise me to go with? The new job or stay where I currently at.
Answers (1)
Answered by Lena from UNITED KINGDOM | Feb. 23, 2020 19:47

According to the situation, you should follow your heart. If the new job can offer more promotion chances, you can consider it.
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