What’s Your Sign?

As today is the start of the Chinese New Year, The year of the Dragon, We’ve decided to have a bit of fun and research the Chinese Zodiac. See which celebrity you share your  sign with &  how your characteristics match up…

Year of the Rat

Rat  1924  1936  1948  1972  1984  1996  2008
Rats are said to be imaginative, charming and very generous to those they love – although they do have a tendency to be quick-tempered and over-critical. They are supposed to make good writers, critics and publicists.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Rat:


Ron Moody, Marlon Brando, Burt Reynolds,Ursula Andress, Englebert Humperdinck


Burt Reynolds

Year of the Ox

Ox  1925  1937  1949  1961  1973  1985  1997  2009
Oxen are born leaders, inspiring confidence in everyone they come into contact with. However, they can be too demanding. Methodical and good with their hands, they make fine surgeons and hairdressers.
Famous people born in the Year Of The Ox:


Jack Lemmon, Tony Benn, Charlie Drake, Shirley Bassey, Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Year of the Tiger

Tiger  1926  1938  1950  1962  1974  1986  1998  2010

Tigers are said to be bold and adventurous, and are bestowed with initiative and charm. However, they have a tendency to be risk takers, making them act before they think about the consequences. They tend to make good bosses, explorers or racing drivers.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Tiger:
David Bailey, Michael Ball, Stanley Baxter, Chuck Berry, Richard Branson, Mel Brooks, Tom Cruise, Jodie Foster, Elliot Gould, Harriet Harman, Timothy Mo, Bruce Oldfield, Lord David Owen, Jonathan Porrit, Oliver Reed, John Schlesinger, Pam Shriver, Pamela Stephenson.


Tom Cruise

Year of the Rabbit 

Rabbit  1927  1939  1951  1963  1975  1987  1999  2011

Rabbits are affectionate, co-operative and pleasant, with lots of friends. But they can get too sentimental and seem superficial. Ideal careers areas include law, diplomacy or the stage.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Rabbit:
Germaine Greer, Neil Sedaka, Francis Ford Coppola, Nanette Newman, Whitney Houston, Johnny Depp


Whitney Houston

Year of the Dragon

Dragon  1928  1940  1952  1964  1976  1988  2000 2012 

Dragons tend to be popular individuals who are always full of life and enthusiasm, with a reputation for being fun-loving. They make good priests, artists and politicians.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Dragon:
Vidal Sassoon, Fats Domino, Bob Monkhouse, Jimmy Tarbuck, Al Pacino


Al Pacino

Year of the Snake

Snake  1929  1941  1953  1965  1977  1989  2001  2013

People born in the year of the Snake are romantic and deep-thinking, wise and charming, although they tend to dismiss others too quickly and are a bit stingy with money. Ideal jobs include teaching or psychiatry.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Snake:
Jean Simmons, Val Doonican, Sir Roger Banister, Burt Bacharach, Neil Diamond, Paddy Ashdown,Vivienne Westwood, Bob Dylan


Vivienne Westwood

Year of the Horse

Horse  1930  1942  1954  1966  1978  1990  2002  2014

If you are born in the Year of the Horse then you are amazingly hard working and very independent. Although you are intelligent and friendly, you can sometimes be a bit selfish. Careerwise you would make a good scientist or poet.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Horse:
Ian Cuthbertson, Robert Wagner, Rolf Harris, Helmit Kohl, Clint Eastwood,Barbara Streisand, John Thaw, Aretha Franklin, Rowan Atkinson, Ingmar Bergman, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner, Cindy Crawford, James Dean, Britt Ekland, Linda Evans, Ella Fitzgerald, Harrison Ford, Bob Geldof, Gene Hackman, Rita Hayworth, Jimi Hendrix, Janet Jackson, Paul McCartney, Raquel Welch, John Travolta, Michael York.


Janet Jackson

Year of the Sheep

Sheep  1931  1943  1955  1967  1979  1991  2003  2015

Those born in the Year of the Sheep are said to be charming, elegant and artistic, who like material comforts. A bit of a worrier they also have a tendency to complain about things. Jobs as actors, gardeners or beachcombers would suit.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Sheep:
Gene Hackman, George Harrison, Pamela Anderson, Jane Austen, Anne Bancroft, George Burns, Leslie Caron, Catherine Deneuve, Robert De Niro, John Denver, Mel Gibson, George Harrison, Julio Englesias, Buster Keaton, Mick Jagger, Sir Laurence Olivier, Vangelis, John Wayne, Bruce Willis, Debra Winger.


Bruce Willis

Year of the Monkey

Monkey  1932  1944  1956  1968  1980  1992  2004  2016

If you are born in the Year of the Monkey, you are very intelligent, well-liked by everyone, and will have success in any field you choose. Lucky old you!

Famous people born in the Year Of The Monkey:


Johnny Cash, David Copperfield, Joan Crawford, Timothy Dalton, Ian Fleming, Jerry Hall, Tom Hanks, Harry Houdini, Walter Matthau, Peter O’Toole, Anthony Perkins, Debbie Reynolds, Diana Ross, Tom Selleck, Omar Sharif, Martin Shaw, Rod Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor,


Elizabeth Taylor

Year of the Rooster

Rooster  1933  1945  1957  1969  1981  1993  2005  2017

The sign of the Rooster indicates a person who is hard-working and definite about their decisions. Roosters are not afraid to speak their minds and can therefore sometimes come across as boastful. They make good restaurant owners and world travelers.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Rooster:


Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine, Eric Clapton, Joan Collins, Errol Flynn, Melanie Griffith, Richard Harris, Goldie Hawn, Katherine Hepburn, Diane Keaton, Jayne Mansfield, Steve Martin, James Mason, Somerset Maugham, Bette Midler, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Kim Novak, Yoko Ono, Dolly Parton, Michelle Pfeiffer, George Segal, Peter Ustinov.


Van Morrison

Year of the Dog

Dog  1934  1946  1958  1970  1982  1994  2006

Dogs are honest and faithful to those they love but they tend to worry too much and find fault with others. They make ideal secret agents or business people.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Dog:


Brigitte Bardot, Candice Bergen, David Bowie, Kate Bush, Naomi Campbell, Cher, Petula Clark, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sally Field, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Ava Gardner, Michael Jackson, Sophie Loren, Shirley MacLaine, Madonna, Liza Minnelli, David Niven, Sydney Pollack, Elvis Presley, Prince, Sade, Claudia Schiffer, Slyvester Stallone, Sharon Stone.


Sharon Stone

Year of the Boar

Boar  1935  1947  1959  1971  1983  1995  2007  2018

People born in the Year of the Boar are honest and tolerant and make good friends, but tend to expect the same from everyone else, and more often than not they end up disappointed. They thrive in the arts as entertainers.

Famous people born in the Year Of The Boar:
Bamber Gascoigne, Dudley Moore, David Bowie, Elton John Gerry Rafferty


David Bowie

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  1. January 23, 2012 / 3:16 pm

    you have Year of the Monkey in twice, once under Year of the Rooster.