Chinese Zodiac

The Chinese Zodiac is based on a twelve year cycle - each year is represented by an animal. Traditional Chinese beliefs are that a person's year of birth holds the key to their life-long character.

Find the year you were born to determine your sign.

The Rat

1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020
You are a go-getter and are blessed with great personal charm. Your power of self-control usually restrains your quick temper. You are imaginative, charming and truly generous to the person you love. Born under this sign, you should be happy in sales or as a writer, critic or publicist. You are most compatible with the dragon, monkey and ox, and should avoid the horse.

The Ox

1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021
You have a calm and patient nature. A born leader, you inspire confidence. You are conservative, methodical and good with your hands. The Ox would be successful as a surgeon, general or hair dresser. You are most compatible with the snake, rooster and rat, and should avoid the horse, dog and ram.

The Tiger

1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022
You are sensitive, emotional and capable of great love. Your warm personality earns devoted friends. Your sign shows you would be excellent as a boss, explorer, race car driver or matador. You are most compatible with the horse, dragon and dog, and should avoid the snake, monkey and boar.

The Rabbit

1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023
You are the kind of person that people like to be around - affectionate, obliging and always pleasant. Being cautious and conservative, you are successful in business, but would also make a good lawyer, diplomat or actor. You are most compatible with the ram, boar and dog, and should avoid the dragon, rat and rooster.

The Dragon

1916, 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024
Full of vitality and enthusiasm, the Dragon is a popular individual. You are intelligent, gifted, and a perfectionist, but these qualities can make you unduly demanding on others. Your sign suggests success as an artist, advisor or politician. You are most compatible with the rat, snake and monkey, and should avoid the ox,
rabbit and dog.

The Snake

1917, 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025
Rich in wisdom and charm you are romantic and deep thinking and your intuition guides you strongly. Keep your sense of humor about life. The snake would be most content as a teacher, philosopher, writer and fortune teller. You are most compatible with the ox, rooster and dragon, and should avoid the monkey, tiger and boar.

The Horse

1918, 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026
Your cheerful disposition and flattering ways make you popular. You have good judgment and your capacity for hard work is amazing. Your sign suggests success as an adventurer, scientist, poet, or politician. You are most compatible with the tiger, dog and ram and avoid the ox, rat and horse.

The Ram

1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
You are sensitive and refined. You can often benefit from guidance. You are elegant and artistic and would be best as an actor, gardener, or beachcomber. You are most compatible with the rabbit, boar and horse, and should avoid the ox, dog and rat.

The Monkey

1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028
You are very intelligent and a very clever wit. You are self-sacrificing and well liked. Your sign promises success in any field. You are most compatible with the dragon, rat and ram, ans should avoid the tiger, snake and boar.

The Rooster

1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029
You are devoted to work, diligent, self-confident and conservative. You are definite in your decision making and often speak your mind. You are most compatible with the ox, snake and dragon, and should avoid the rabbit, rat and rooster.

The Dog

1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030
You are loyal, honest and faithful to those you love. You inspire the confidence of others. You would make an excellent businessperson, activist, teacher, or secret agent. You are most compatible with the horse, tiger and rabbit, and should avoid the dragon, ram and ox.

The Boar

1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031
You have a quiet inner strength. You are chivalrous, gallant and intelligent. The Boar would be best in the arts as an entertainer, or possibly a lawyer. You are most compatible with the rabbit, ram and horse, and should avoid the snake, monkey and boar.