Rat | Ox | Tiger | Rabbit/Cat | Dragon | Snake | Horse | Sheep/Goat | Monkey | Rooster | Dog | Pig

Tigers are known to be born leaders, not followers. They can show great depths of love or jealousy. Charismatic, they are usually courageous, fearless fighters but also warm-hearted.

TIGERS ARE: Hugely generous, Well-mannered, Courageous, Self-assured, Leaders, Protectors, Honorable, Nobel, Active, Liberal-minded, Magnetic, Lucky, Strong, Authoritative, Sensitive, Deep-thinking, Passionate, Venerable

BUT THEY CAN ALSO BE: Undisciplined, Uncompromising, Vain, Rash, In constant danger, Disobedient, Hasty, Hotheaded, Stubborn, Disrespectful of rules, Quarrelsome


The Tiger is the restless, adventurous, and always courageous risk-taker of the Chinese zodiac. With a sense of empowered entitlement, nobility and humanitarian causes appeal to the generous Tiger. These souls are tenderhearted, and affectionate with their friends and family, yet self-reliant and fiercely independent. This is the most unpredictable of the 12 signs, blessed with charm, nerve and grand ideas. Tigers flash brilliantly through life sometimes without caution for their own security. Courageous, enthusiastic, and optimistic, the passionate Tiger is an unconventional, yet humanitarian soul. The noble Tiger needs a sexy, exciting partner and gather their legendary strength during the early morning, dawn hours they rule, between 3:00am – 5:00am.

The female tiger is a friendly, outgoing sort but with a streak of ambition that is hard to miss. She is a born leader, brave and strong. She enjoys expensive, fashionable clothing and takes pride in her appearance.

The male tiger is also a born leader who thrives on competition. Often changing jobs as one becomes boring. Headstrong the male tiger shows his independence from an early age insisting on doing things HIS way.

Best matches: Horse, Dog, Pig, Dragon

Beware of: Monkey, Ox, Snake, Goat


Metal:  Energetic, difficult to express their own opinion, ambitious and not a good diplomat. Relaxing and enjoying life will bring more enjoyment.

Wood:  Gentle, warm-hearted, relaxation will lead to having more close friends; express your talent when opportunity arises.

Water:  Hard-worker, responsible, ambitious, self-assured, expressing their talent will lead to success.

Fire:  Outgoing, energetic and observant. Slowing down and relaxing will lead to further advancement.

Earth:  Self-indulgent, not ambitious, takes things as they come, a little aggressiveness will lead to success.


Earthly Branch of Birth Year: yin

Wu Xing (The Five Elements): mu (wood)

Yin Yang: yang

Auspicious Directions: south, east, southeast

Lucky Colors: blue, grey, white, orange; Avoid: golden, silver, brown, black

Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 4; Avoid: 6, 7, 8

Lucky Flowers:Cineraria


People born in the Year of the Tiger will do well as an entrepreneur, military officer, explorer, race car driver, politician, musician, writer, poet, athlete, actor, office manager. Since Tigers have continuous needs to be challenged, they may have a tendency to jump from job to job. This isn’t necessarily a problem because they are competitive and able to quickly master new subjects. Tigers accomplish the jobs with enthusiasm and efficiency, but needs to be watched out when they get into difficult situations.


The Best Love Match: Horse, and Dog

Tiger and Horse: These two have lots in commons and they make an excellent match. They trust and understand each other, and have exciting interaction with one another.

Tiger and Dog: The combination will establish a balanced and harmonic relationship. Tiger and Dog would make a solid union based on mutual admiration and respect.

Words of Caution: Beware of the Ox. The Tiger and the Ox under the same roof will cause serious clashes and rivalry. They can not settle their difference peacefully. The Tiger and sheep will have difficulty to establish deep ties to make a lasting relationship.

Love Affairs

Tigers are sensitive, passionate, romantic, and can make themselves loving and caring partners, but sometimes they are territorial and possessive. They have a tendency to become ardent and virile lovers who dominate their partners, yet remain warm-hearted and generous. Tigers would do well with their partners who can remain steady and constant, be able to hold the pursue strings and plan for the unforeseen. Things will work out well if their partners would be able to direct Tigers to do what they are best at.

NOTE!! If you are born in January or February, pay close attention to the dates below because you may not be born in the animal year stated above!

13 February 1926 – 1 February 1927: Fire Tiger

31 January 1938 – 18 February 1939: Earth Tiger

17 February 1950 – 5 February 1951: Metal Tiger

5 February 1962 – 24 January 1963: Water Tiger

23 January 1974 – 10 February 1975: Wood Tiger

9 February 1986 – 28 January 1987: Fire Tiger

28 January 1998 – 15 February 1999: Earth Tiger

15 February 2010 – 2 February 2011: Metal Tiger

01 February 2022 – 21 January 2023

19 February 2034 – 7 February 2035: Wood Tiger

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Michelle Yeoh

Mel Brooks

Jerry Lewis

Stevie Wonder

Garth Brooks


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Dwight D. Eisenhower

Karl Marx

Marilyn Monroe

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Emily Bronte

John Steinbeck

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General Tiger natives would be blessed with much prowess and energy both on the physical and mental level. Hence it would be as if you can do the impossible now. Set your mind towards unreachable goals that can be touched easily now through the year. Though some tough times are ahead, feel great that you have the inputs to keep going. This period of satisfaction and fulfilment would last till around the year-end for tiger Folks.


The career life of Tiger individuals would be like a cake-walk this year. Things would fall in place easily for you folks. Your skills can be honed up through the year. Keep working hard to enter into the good books of your higher-ups for now. Your communication with others around would be a key source of your survival in the career arena for year 2019. Your position in a team would be best promoted this year than your individuality, hence your social numbers matter a lot now.


Tiger natives are likely to have quite an average year during this year of the Pig. Be cautious of your financial dealings for now as troubles lurk around everywhere. Get rid off of your bills and loans when there is an ample inflow of funds. Do save some money and do not over-indulge. But then do yield to the needs of your family and friends in times of their need. Let your whims and fancies wait for the next year.


The love life of Tiger natives would be quite average for the year of the Pig. The single ones would feel more romantic and sensuous towards the opposite sex. And those into a relationship or married would care much about their partner through the year ahead. Spend ample time improving your relationship with partner as the time is ripe for the same.

Friends and family would be a source of support in your life pursuits for now. However natives are advised to focus more on themselves than on their partner for the year. But then make sure that your love bonds are intact. Do not yield to temptations of sorts or short-term romantic encounters. They won’t work for the long run ahead.


Though the year of the Pig might start with low energy levels for Tiger folks, as the year progresses things shall brighten up. Do keep yourself physically and mentally busy through the year. Do note that an empty mind is a devil’s workshop. Avoid stress and strain, stay clear of bad food habits. Exercise regularly and keep yourself physically fit for the year. Do not take impulsive actions when it comes to diseases and medical intervention. Let your Doc do the talking and decision-making.