The most recent Tiger years are: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, and 2022. In 2022, the Chinese New Year starts on February 1 and ends on January 23, 2023.
Water Tiger Years:
- February 8, 1902 – January 28, 1903;
- February 5, 1962 – January 24, 1963;
- February 1st, 2022 – January 21st, 2023.
Wood Tiger Years:
- January 26, 1914 – February 13, 1915;
- January 23, 1974 – February 10, 1975.
Fire Tiger Years:
- February 13, 1926 – February 1, 1927;
- February 9, 1986 – January 28, 1987.
Earth Tiger Years:
- January 31, 1938 – February 18, 1939;
- January 28, 1998 – February 15, 1999.
Metal Tiger Years:
- February 17, 1950 – February 5, 1951;
- February 15, 2010 – February 2, 2011.
The Tigers are considered courageous, fearless, strong, frightening, and symbolize power and royalty in Chinese culture. Since ancient times, people compared the emperors and kings with the tigers exactly because they exuded an air of authority, making everyone submit and obey them.
Tigers are very brave and will always take the initiative, whether at work or in the bedroom. At the same time, they are also very unpredictable and competitive. They love challenges and will not shy away from anything if they have to protect their loved ones or honor.
The people born in the Year of the Tiger are seductive and emanate a wild, animalistic attraction that others cannot resist. But attraction is not all; the Tigers can go to great lengths for the people who are worth it.
What brings fortune to the people born in the year of the Tiger:
- Lucky numbers: 1, 3, 4, 34, 43;
- Lucky days: the 16 and 27 of any Chinese lunar month;
- Lucky colors: blue, gray, and orange;
- Lucky flowers: yellow lily and cineraria.
Famous People Born in the Year of the Tiger:
The most historically significant person born in the Year of the Tiger is Elizabeth II (Queen of the UK): April 21, 1926, Fire Tiger
Marilyn Monroe (Actress): June 1, 1926, Fire Tiger: Niagara (1953) is the movie that made her famous. Also, she is known for her love affair with one of the most loved and respected presidents of the US, John F. Kennedy.
Fidel Castro is famous for being a world leader: born on August 13, 1926, Fire-Tiger. He is known as the leader of the Cuban revolution. For some, Castro was a ruthless dictator, but for others, he was a liberator. There have been 634 assassination attempts on the Cuban leader.
Miles Dewey Davis III was an American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer; born on May 26, 1926, Fire Tiger.
David Attenborough: famous nature show programmer for the BBC and environmentalist: born on May 8, 1926, Fire Tiger, he has been working in television for over 70 years, has 32 honorary awards, and has received the Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO) for producing Queen Elizabeth II’s Christmas broadcast in 1991.
Margaret Hamilton is famous for being a computer scientist: born December 9, 1902, under the Water Tiger sign. An exceptional mathematician and engineer, Margaret Hamilton helped write the code for the first Apollo 11 space mission. After resounding success, she continues her activity at NASA and MIT. Later, she achieved something truly incredible, developing the concept of “software engineering” and “Universal Systems Language” algorithms, which are the basic pillars in programming.
Ayatollah Khomeini, an Iranian political and religious leader: September 24, 1902, in the Water Tiger zodiac sign. He led a revolution that overthrew the last king of Iran. He is considered the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Jiang Qing, also known as Madame Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary, actress, and major political figure during the Cultural Revolution: born March 19, 1914.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is a British business magnate, investor, and author. In the ‘70s, he founded the Virgin Group. He was born on July 18, 1950, Gold Tiger.
Stephen Robert Irwin, nicknamed “The Crocodile Hunter,” was an Australian zookeeper, conservationist, television personality, wildlife expert, and environmentalist. He was born on February 22, 1962, in the Water Tiger zodiac sign.
Tom Cruise (Actor): Born on July 3, 1962, Water Tiger. At 57, Tom Cruise is one of the most important actors in Hollywood. And one of the highest-paid. The glasses Tom Cruise wore in “Risky Business” have become so popular that sales of this Ray-Ban model have increased by 2,000%!
Usain St. Leo Bolt is a retired Jamaican sprinter, widely considered the greatest sprinter of all times. He was born on August 21, 1986, Fire Tiger. He holds the world record in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 4×100 meters relay, being the first person in history who set world records in all three competitions during the same Olympics (Beijing 2008). Also, he is the first (and only) athlete who obtained the famous triple-triple, which means he won gold medals in three consecutive Olympics.
Robbie Williams (born February 13, 1974, Wood Tiger) is famous for being a pop singer. Robbie Williams dominated the BRIT Awards for almost 20 years. Throughout his career, he has won 17 awards including 5 with Take That. For this, he has also entered the Guinness Book of World Records.
Lady Gaga (Singer): March 28, 1986, Fire Tiger. The singer’s stage name (and more recently actress) Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, Lady Gaga, is inspired by the title of the famous Queen song “Radio Gaga.”
Shawn Mendes (Singer): August 8, 1998, Earth Tiger.
Is 2022 a Lucky Year for Those born in the Year of the Tiger?
The year brings extraordinary luck and blissful moments for the people born in the Tiger sign. They must focus on their goals, and all their efforts will be successful.
Not only will they gain more money, but they will likely get a promotion in their careers. 2022 is a good year for investments in real estate, the food industry, and cryptocurrency.