Year of the Tiger - Chinese Zodiac 2022 Predictions

Written by Sally Guo Updated Feb. 14, 2022

2022 is the year of the Tiger.  It is the year of the water tiger. A water tiger occurs every 60 years. Year of the tiger 2022 begins on the Chinese New Year. 

The recent tiger years are … 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022… If you were born in one of the years, then your Chinese Zodiac sign is a tiger.

Tiger Years 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986...

The Chinese zodiac tiger years come every 12 years as a cycle. 

In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, or Earth. 2022 is the Year of the water tiger.  Water tiger years come every 60 years.

Chinese zodiac years are based on the Chinese lunar calendar which is around one/two months behind the Gregorian calendar.

Tiger Years Birth Dates Tigers
2022 Feb. 1, 2022 – Jan. 21, 2023 Water Tiger
2010 Feb. 14, 2010 – Feb.2, 2011 Gold Tiger
1998 Jan. 28, 1998 – Feb. 15, 1999 Earth Tiger
1986 Feb.9, 1986 – Jan.28, 1987 Fire Tiger
1974  Jan. 23, 1974 – Feb. 10, 1975 Wood Tiger
1962  Feb. 5, 1962 – Jan. 24, 1963 Water Tiger
1950  Feb. 1950 – Feb. 5, 1951 Gold Tiger
1938  Jan. 31, 1938 – Feb. 18, 1939 Earth Tiger

How to Get Lucky in 2022 for Tiger People

For most tigers, 2022 will probably be an unlucky year,  as they are thought to offend the God of Age, which will bring them bad luck. Tigers, don't worry, follow your's lucky things and avoid these unlucky for you may help you have a smooth coming year. 

Tiger's Lucky Things

Tiger's Lucky Numbers and Colors 2022

Tiger's Unlucky Things

Chinese Zodiac Predictions in Year of the Tiger 2022

The Year of the water tiger is supposed to be a year of possibilities and prosperity. Entering Year of the Tiger 2022, every zodiac sign's horoscope will change. Some will end the misfortune and get good luck. Some may encounter a number of difficulties.

Find out your fortune predictions in the coming new year.

Tiger's 2022 Predictions

Tiger's Career in 2022: Tigers' careers will move steadily upwards in 2022. They can expect to be promoted if they keep a proactive attitude at work. It's not a good year for them to make a big career change. Any plans for job-hopping or adventure should wait until next year.

Tiger's Finance in 2022: This year the Tigers' wealth mainly comes from their careers. So concentrating on their jobs and trying to make breakthroughs at work can be the best strategy. Business people should not be too aggressive or anxious to broaden their business scope. Any risky investment should be avoided.

Tiger's Relationships in 2022: Single Tigers will devote most of their energy to their careers. Finding the right partner this year may be difficult. Tigers are advised to pay attention to the Mid-Autumn Festival in 2022, it is a good time to meet the one.

Tiger's Health in 2022: Under the pressure of work, tigers will indulge in flights of fancy, affecting their sleep. It will help if they travel on trips with their families and listen to some light music. The major issue they need to pay attention to is transportation.

Read more details on Tiger's Fortune Predictions in 2022.

Snake's 2022 Predictions

Snakes will have a busy year in 2022. Although there will be some stress for them this year, leading to mood swings and risk to internal organs, they can get help from friends. Summer will be the turn of fortune for snakes. They should take this opportunity to get things done.

Read more on Snake's Predictions in 2022.

Monkey's 2022 Predictions

Monkeys will offend the powerful yearly god (Fan Tai Sui) in 2022. Their health and career are unstable. They may suffer from some severe diseases or traffic accidents. And it will be a little hard to get a promotion this year, they will need to make comparatively more effort in order to make achievements.

Read more on Monkey's Horoscope in 2022.

Pig's 2022 Predictions

There are some ups and downs for pigs in 2022. Compared with it in last year, their wealth fortunes are getting down. They will suffer from the heavy pressure. However, the pigs’ love fortune has a good performance this year. Single people can grasp this opportunity to find their true love.

Read more on Pig's Horoscope in 2022.

Rat's 2022 Predictions

Rats’ relationship is not stable in 2022. Those who are already attached might not care enough for the other half, because of work. As a consequence, there will be continuous friction, suspicion, quarrels, and alienation between them. Through talking to their partners and sharing their thoughts more often, things will improve.

Read more on Rat's Fortune Predictions in 2022.

Ox's 2022 Predictions

Ox's fortune is getting better after going through their birth sign year 2021. They will have good interpersonal relationships with their friends and will also meet their patrons who can offer them some useful advice to earn money. If they have the plan to change a job, 2022 would be a good time.

Read more on Ox's Fortunes in 2022.

Rabbit's 2022 Predictions

2022 would be a changeable year for rabbits. It is a mixed picture of their fortune. Some of them will be extremely lucky in their careers. Take this opportunity to try their strength in new horizons, they will reap a richer harvest. However, rabbits would encounter their birth sign year in 2023, things will not go smooth at the end of this year. They need to prepare well for the coming new year.

Read more on Rabbit's Horoscope in 2022.

Dragon's 2022 Predictions

2022 would be a smooth year for dragons. Some of them will reach totally new working areas, and they are likely to get a promotion and salary increase. In the relationship, they should pay more attention to their partners this year. They are advised to spend more time with the family and try to give more devotion to the relationship.

Read more on Dragon's Horoscope in 2022.

Horse's 2022 Predictions

In 2022, horses will get rid of Tai Sui. The whole fortune will improve. They can expect a good harvest from their hard work in their career and financial affairs. But they will be prone to be emotional that may make simple things complicated. To avoid mistakes, they should always be careful and keep their head clear.

Read more on Horse's Predictions in 2022.

Goat's 2022 Predictions

Goats always have good personal relationships thanks to their soft personality. Their career grow smoothly this year. But they need to pay attention to their health, some common allergies can occasionally be fatal to them.

Read more on Goat's Predictions in 2022.

Rooster's 2022 Predictions

2022 is a lucky year for roosters. No matter what difficulties they encounter, they will have the help of an unexpected patron. The helpful person will guide them to break the block and usher in a new life.

Read more on Rooster's Horoscope in 2022.

Dog's 2022 Predictions

Dogs will enjoy a better fortune in 2022. It is their loyalty and optimism that have contributed to their achievements in relationships. What’s more, their wealth fortune is also great this year. They can do some investments and expect to earn some money on it. However, 2022 is not a good year to change jobs. They need to do their own work well, being neither opportunistic nor involved in workplace struggles.

Read more on Dog's Luck Predictions in 2022.

Tiger's Personality

People born in the year of the tiger are tigers who have the personality traits of tigers. They are most active and full of valor and vigor.

They usually act decisively but cautiously. In the face of setbacks, resistance, or failure, they make prompt decisions and are willing to start from scratch until they succeed.

With great ambition and an unusual spirit of adventure, the talented Tigers want to open up their own fields and will not stay for a long time in a small and unpleasant workplace. In their careers, they prefer large companies so they can show off their abilities and gain promotion more easily.

With high self-esteem, they often act independently, ignoring colleagues and looking down on them. Though loyal to friends, they are sometimes too blunt, not sophisticated enough, as they stubbornly and arbitrarily cling to their own plans.

Male Tigers' Characteristics 

Male tigers are energetic and ambitious. They are also very aggressive and dominating. They like to challenge themselves with the belief to achieve all the goals they set. They keep their promises and do what they have promised. 

Male tigers are good at socializing. It is easy for them to attract people to follow them with their calm and elegant manners.

Tiger men are talented. They are unlikely to stay in an unsatisfied work environment for long. They are very likely to set up their own business after working for a few years in a big company.

Tiger men are romantic in relationships but also very dominating. They tend to control their partners.

Female Tigers' Characteristics

Tiger is one of the most powerful zodiac signs. Female tigers are bold and fearless and they never hesitate to take a leadership role at work.

Female tigers are intelligent but sometimes suspicious. They can appear brash to make hasty decisions. They are good at communication and open-minded. They like to be free and are unlikely to find satisfaction in home and family life ( ancient Chinese culture believes a woman's best place was in the home).  

Some female tigers are fashionable. They tend to keep up with the latest fashion and hairstyles. They are obsessed with shopping and are thought to be prodigal.

Water, Fire, Wood, Earth, Metal Tigers

In Chinese philosophy, there are five elements: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood. Each zodiac year is associated with an element. Years with the same animal sign and element repeat every 60 years.

It is said that personal characteristics are associated with the birth of animal signs and elements. People born with different animal signs and elements will have different personalities.  

Water Tiger

Water tigers are curious with high independence and self-esteem. 

Fire Tiger

The Chinese zodiac tiger associated with the fire element is clever, strong-willed, and serious-minded.

Wood Tiger

Wood tiger is sympathetic, opinionated, and reliable. 

Earth Tiger

Earth tigers are proud, confident, and ambitious. They are the best for leaders. 

Gold/Metal Tiger

Gold tigers are peaceful. They care much for their families.

Read more details on the Five Elements of Zodiac Tiger.

Tiger's Love Compatibility - Romantic Relationships

Both tiger men and women are good romantic partners. Women born in the year of the tiger particularly look for romantic relationships. Find below the best matches for tigers:  

Tiger's Compatibility

Tiger's Most Compatible Zodiacs: Horse, Dog

Couples that are formed from Tiger and Horse are willing to make sacrifices for each other. They will share the same goals in life and work more inspiringly when together.

Tiger and Dog will make their relationship full of mutual respect and support.

Worst Match with Tiger: Snake

Tigers are independent and charming, but also adventurous and with high self-esteem, while Snakes are calm and jealous, it is hard to compatible with each other.

Introduction to the 12 Zodiac Animals

Listed below are all the 12 zodiac animals with detailed information, check out which animal sign you belong to and get lucky in 2022!

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