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Year of the Tiger - Find out what celebrities are born under this Chinese zodiac animal

Updated: Mar 29, 2023

The Tiger is one of the 12 animals that creates the Chinese Zodiac. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig. Each year is related to an animal sign according to a 12-year cycle.

Some of the most relevant years of the Tiger include 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950, and 1938. If you were born during any of the years above, your zodiac sign is probably the Tiger. However, Chinese New Year is celebrated at the end of January or early February, so if you were born between these months you could also be an Ox.

The people born in the year of the Tiger are always optimistic and enthusiastic by nature and possess endless energy to fuel their enthusiasm. They can never be knocked down by any setback, as they have an indomitable spirit and will come out stronger than ever.

Here are 12 celebrities that fall under the Tiger sign…what do you think, can you see the resemblance?

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

The twins are both Fire Tigers with their birthday falling on June 13, 1986.

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Penn Badley

Former Gossip Girl star, the You actor is also a Fire Tiger with a birthday on November 1st, 1986.

Megan Fox

Born on May 16th 1986 her primary personality traits are ruled by the Chinese Zodiac elemental animal sign, the Fire Tiger.

Richard Madden

The actor was born on June 18th 1986 and is one of the Game of Thrones alums who is a Fire Tiger.

Emilia Clarke

Mother of Dragons, Emilia Clarke is a Fire Tiger! The famous Game of Thrones actress was born on October 23rd 1986.

Kit Harrington

The actor who is best known for playing Jon Snow was also born during the Year of the Tiger with a birthday on December 26th 1986.


Famous rapper, Drake, was born on October 24th 1986.

Shawn Mendes

The rising singer, Shawn Mendes was born on August 8th 1998 and is a Tiger as well.

Leonardo DiCaprio

The Oscar-winning actor is a Wood Tiger with his birthday on November 11th 1974.

Robert Pattinson

Very popular from his role in Twilight, Robert Pattinson is a Fire Tiger. He celebrates his birthday on May 13th 1986.

Bradley Cooper

The popular actor is a Wood Tiger with a birthday on January 5th 1975.

Demi Moore

The outstandingly talented actress was born on November 11th, 1962 and is a Water Tiger.

Steve Carell

The famous actor is a Water Tiger with his birthday on August 16th 1962.

Victoria Beckham

Victoria, a well-known fashion icon is a Wood Tiger born on April 17th 1974.

Jimmy Fallon

Tonight Show host, Jimmy Fallon is born on September 19th 1974 and is a Wood Tiger too.

Penélope Cruz

The actress was born on April 28th 1974 birthday and is a Wood-Tiger.

Lady Gaga

Similarly to the costar in A Star is Born, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga is also born during the Year of the Tiger. Celebrating her birthday on March 28th 1986 birthday, she's a Fire Tiger.

Cynthia Erivo

The actress is a Fire Tiger born on January 8th 1987. Her sign is quite well fitting seeing as she's getting ready to play the Wicked Witch of the West.

Shaun White

Shaun may be a professional snowboarder, but that doesn’t make him anything less than a Fire Tiger. The Olympian was born on September 3rd 1986.

Leighton Meester

Similarly to her colleague Pen Badgley, the Gossip Girl star was born on April 9th 1986, making her a Fire Tiger.

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