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 2019

- Last modified on Feb. 21, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Tiger\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Lionell Kline from UNITED STATES | Feb. 18, 2019 21:31Reply
Will I be able to move to a warmer climate and be successful with my business?
I want to have to homes one in Florida the other in California.. Will I be able ro accomplish this in 2019?
Answers (3)
Answered by Lisa from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 19, 2019 18:42

Hi, May I know your birth of dates or Chinese zodiac sign?
Answered by Lionell from UNITED STATES | Feb. 20, 2019 19:16

December 27 1962. .Night time 🐅 wood element. Birthtime 2:18pm. Chicago Illinois
Answered by Lisa from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 21, 2019 17:14

Hi, this year is comparatively lucky for you in most aspects, so you are very likely to get success in career and move to a warmer climate. However, things may not be very smooth at the beginning and you may suffer some small troubles. Good luck!
Asked by T George from ENGLAND | Feb. 04, 2019 08:32Reply
Will I have a happy move of home soon.
I am a female water tiger born 1962 who would like a happy move into a house not an apartment with a garden. Also will my career improve this year
Answers (1)
Answered by Emma from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 11, 2019 23:50

Hi, the move can bring you happy life and this year is favorable in career aspect. Good luck!
Asked by Theresa George from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 20, 2019 03:32Reply
Will my life finally start to improve
I am 57 tiger who has been struggling with financial debt and have gone back to studying an MBA. But have been single for many years and have no children. I also want yo move into a new house. Will my life finally start to improve this pig year?
Answers (2)
Answered by Sally from USA | Jan. 20, 2019 20:02

Hi, things will get better in the new year and don't worry too much about your financial debt. In love aspect, you need to be more active and try to take part in more social activities, which may increase some chances of meeting true love. Good luck!
Answered by Dean ellis from USA | Feb. 05, 2019 20:48

Good for u
Asked by Vijay from INDIA | Jan. 03, 2019 01:16Reply
Want to buy a property
I am Vijay, Male tiger born in 30th August 86.

Want to buy a piece of land, eventhough I have a very tight budget....
Is it ryt decision to buy a property NW.
Answers (2)
Answered by Mark from USA | Jan. 03, 2019 19:41

Hi, your general fortune in the year of 2019 is good and the luck in wealth is also great. However, you still need to make a considerate thought about that and you may consult some professional financial staff then make a decision.
Answered by Vijay from INDIA | Jan. 06, 2019 10:18

Thanks Mark for Ur response.
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