Chinese New Year and the Chinese Zodiac

Happy Chinese New Year!

恭喜發財
(紅包拿來!)

This year will be the Year of the Monkey.

Some people believe that the year you are born in the Chinese Zodiac determines your personality. Find out more about the personalities of the Chinese Zodiac animals below!

 


monkeyThis Year’s Animal: The Monkey

People born in the following years are considered to be Monkeys:

1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004 and 2016

What is your personality? 

Strengths: You are clever, independent and honest. You have a positive outlook.

Weaknesses: You are easily frustrated, irritable and lack patience.

Famous Monkeys include:

Miley Cirus, Channing Tatum, Jake Gyllenhaal, Will Smith and Gillian Anderson


 

roosterThe Rooster

People born in the following years are considered to be Roosters:

1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005 and 2017

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are self-confident, outgoing and able. You are usually well-organized.

Weaknesses: You are easily impatient, dogmatic and sometimes overconfident in yourself.

Famous Roosters include:

Michael Caine, Cate Blanchett, Gene Wilder, Jennifer Aniston, Spike Lee, Steve Buscemi, and Joan Rivers


feelsThe Dog

People born in the following years are considered to be Dogs:

1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are straight-forward, cool-headed and loyal. You make a great leader.

Weaknesses: You are quick to become impatient. You can often be anxious and afraid to take risks.

Famous Dogs include:

Judi Dench, Brigitte Bardot, Tom Baker, Jennifer Connelly, Matt Damon, Tina Fey and Saoirse Ronan

 


pigThe Pig

People born in the following years are considered to be Pigs:

1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995 and 2007

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are optimistic, kind and tolerant.

Weaknesses: You may be gullible and impulsive. You may need to improve your communication skills.

Famous Pigs include:

Emily Blunt, Mila Kunis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Tennant, Mark Wahlberg, Keegan-Michael Key, and Emma Thompson


mouseThe Rat

People born in the following years are considered to be Rats:

1912, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996 and 2008

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are adaptable, observant and calm. You are usually very social.

Weaknesses: You are stubborn, easy to distract and may give up on things too soon.

Famous Rats include:

Pope Francis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jean Reno, Sean Penn, Idris Elba, Dwayne Johnson, Katy Perry and Scarlett Johansson


oxThe Ox

People born in the following years are considered to be Oxen:

1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997 and 2009

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are patient, determined and honest. You are very reliable.

Weaknesses: You are stubborn, moody and often show up late.

Famous Oxen include:

Gal Gadot, Keira Knightley, Paul Walker, Tyra Banks, George Clooney, Meg Ryan and Eddie Murphy

 


tigerThe Tiger

People born in the following years are considered to be Tigers:

1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 and 2010

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are trustworthy, ambitious and outspoken.

Weaknesses: You are usually talkative, aggressive and can sometimes be a little full of yourself.

Famous Tigers include:

Natalie Wood, Etta James, John Candy, Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Jodie Foster, Wesley Snipes, Michelle Yeoh, Lady Gaga and Leonardo DiCaprio


rabbitThe Rabbit

People born in the following years are considered to be Rabbits:

1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 and 2011

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are easy-going, polite and modest. You keep your promises.

Weaknesses: You are timid, anxious and overly cautious. You also may like to spend your money freely.

Famous Rabbits include:

Ian McKellen, John Cleese, Robin Williams, Kirstie Alley, Phil Collins, Angelina Jolie, Kate Winslet, Milla Jovovich, Taika David Waititi and Zac Efron


purple-dragonThe Dragon

People born in the following years are considered to be Rabbits:

1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000 and 2012

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are knowledgeable, ambitious and full of energy. You make a great leader.

Weaknesses: You can be arrogant, lazy and overly eager to criticize others.

Famous Dragons include:

Rihanna, Emma Stone, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Nicolas Cage, Djimon Hounsou, Al Pacino, Patrick Stewart and Bruce Lee

 


snakeThe Snake

People born in the following years are considered to be Snakes:

1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001 and 2013

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are eloquent, sophisticated and have a great sense of humor. You are often romantic.

Weaknesses: You may be stingy, lazy and likely to gossip about others.

Famous Snakes include:

Hayao Miyazaki, Bernie Sanders, Martha Stewart, Jim Jong-il, Brittany Murphy, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Liv Tyler, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Audrey Hepburn


horseThe Horse

People born in the following years are considered to be Horses:

1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002 and 2014

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are friendly, generous and independent. You may have a secret romantic side.

Weaknesses: You can be very stubborn, talkative and vain.

Famous Horses include:

Sean Connery, Harrison Ford, Barbra Streisand, Stephen Hawking,  Denzel Washington, Jackie Chan, Ang Lee, Emma Watson and Rachel McAdams


goatThe Goat

People born in the following years are considered to be Goats (or Rams):

1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003 and 2015

What is your personality?

Strengths: You are diligent, practical and thrifty. You know how to manage your money.

Weaknesses: You can be vain, indecisive and timid.

Famous Goats include:

Heath Ledger, Kate Hudson, Rosario Dawson, Maggie Q, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Van Diesel, Jason Statham, Will Ferrell, Julia Roberts and Jamie Foxx


Of course, some people don’t believe that the Zodiac can tell you your personality. Do you believe it?

 

Questions?

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