The Year Of The Tiger

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Year of the Tiger


Tiger is the third in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac. 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

  • Jan.26,1914-Feb.13,1915
  • Feb.13,1926-Feb.1,1927
  • Jan.31,1938-Feb.18,1939
  • Feb.17,1950-Feb.5,1951
  • Feb.5,1962-Jan.24,1963
  • Jan.23,1974-Feb.10,1975
  • Feb.9,1986-Jan.28,1987
  • Jan.28,1998-Feb.15,1999
  • Feb.14,2010-Feb.2,2011
  • Feb.1,2022-Jan.21,2023
  • Jan.19,2034-Feb.7,2035
  • Feb.6,2046-Jan.25,2047

Lucky Signs for Tiger:

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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 of the Tiger

In most cases, they 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.

  • Strengths
    Tolerant, loyal, valiant, courageous, trustworthy, intelligent, virtuous


  • Weaknesses
    Arrogant, short-tempered, hasty, traitorous

Love Compatibility of the Tiger

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  • 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.


Fortune in 2016

In 2016, they set clear goals to achieve, and their ambitions will be realized as long as more endeavors are devoted. Compared to the last year, they are inclined to be more bold and far-sighted in business investment. Although their income rises stably, the spending problem may occurs, so they need to make detailed budget. Physical condition is favorable, but they should better do more exercises.
Tiger Luck in 2016

Tiger’s Personality by Western Astrology Signs

Their personality 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, Aquarius and generous Pisces.

 Tiger’s Personality by Blood Types

  • 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.


Celebrities Born in the Year of the 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
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