Year of the Rooster

The Year of the Rooster is tenth in the 12-year cycle of animal years of the Chinese zodiac. Rooster years are …1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029… If you were born in one of the years, then you are a Rooster.

Chinese zodiac years are based on the Chinese lunar calendar, each zodiac animal's year comes around every 12 years. It traditionally begins with the Year of the Rat.

Rooster Years

In Chinese philosophy, there are five elements: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood. Years sharing 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.

Types of Rooster Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Rooster 1945, 2005 over-confident, sensitive, energetic, and unstable
Fire Rooster 1957, 2017 trustworthy, time-conscious, and responsible
Earth Rooster 1909, 1969 lovely, generous, trustworthy, and popular among friends
Metal Rooster 1921, 1981 determined, brave, persevering, and hard-working
Water Rooster 1933, 1993 smart, quick-witted, tender-hearted, and compassionate

Rooster's Personality

One of the key attributes of the Rooster is his or her capacity for perception. Typically, Roosters can assess individuals and circumstances quickly and precisely. They are believed by many to have uncanny intuition.

Most Roosters are fashionable, even ostentatious, while at the same time conservative in sentiment.

It's normal for Roosters to invest hours in shopping and to spend time admiring themselves in the mirror. While Roosters will spend much cash on clothes and shoes, they are actually canny customers, carefully comparing prices to find the best deal.

In the realm of entertaining others, the Rooster is the perfect host. In case you need an occasion to go off impeccably, ask a Rooster to organize it.

In friendship, the Rooster is committed and loyal. You will find Roosters are awesome at keeping promises. If the Rooster says he or she will do something, you can be sure it will be done.

Roosters are also remarkable coordinators. They lead refined lives, are clean, and make decisions quickly when clearly presented with all the possibilities. They are dedicated, gifted, bold, and ingenious. They are also confident with an infectious character, though they may seem a bit overwhelming at times.

Finally, most Roosters are great talkers. They have the capacity to strike up a conversation at any time, any place, and with anybody.

The Rooster's potential ruin lies in his or her propensity to fantasize as their dreams are fantasies and can basically never be realized. Therefore, they often feel perplexed and disillusioned, unable to accomplish the things they have dreamed of.

To Roosters, the idea of taking a seat to unwind for a while is almost unimaginable. With a mind that is always on the move, it is difficult for the Rooster to sit down and relax.

Rooster's Compatibility

Rooster’s Compatibility

Best Match with Rooster: Ox, Snake

People born in the Year of Ox and Year of the Rooster are usually steady and conservative. They have complementing personalities and hold the same goals in life.

Snakes and Roosters could make an awesome match if they have shared objectives.

Worst Match with Rooster: Dog

Relationships of Roosters and Dogs will be full of tension and end in arguments. They fight often and can't compromise.

How to Get Luck for People Born in the Year of the Rooster?

Lucky Things for Rooster

Rooster's Lucky Things

  • Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 9
  • Lucky Colors: yellow, brown
  • Lucky Direction: east

Rooster's Unlucky Things

  • Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
  • Unlucky Color: red
  • Unlucky Directions: south, southwest

Rooster's 2021 Horoscope

Rooster's 2021 Horoscope

No matter how good or bad forecasts for Roosters in 2021 are, or what type of Rooster you are, you don't need to take it too seriously. It is for reference only, just like western astrology.


People born in a Year of the Rooster will generally enjoy excellent health. Nothing will really bother them, except interruptions to their time schedule and sympathy for others, which will both require self-discipline. Roosters need to focus attention on the health of senior relatives and children.

Career and Finance

People born in a Year of the Rooster will make great strides in careers this year as long as they step up to the mark.

Company representatives will earn a lot of profit, while others will be promoted in their work. They should still exercise due caution in regard to colleagues and avoid broader issues of investment and finance.


People born in a Year of the Rooster will have fluctuating relationships. They must work hard on relationships and make sure they don't become involved in any rash activities.

Famous People Born in the Year of the Rooster

  • Fan Bingbing (Chinese actress): born 16 September 1981
  • Faye Wong (Chinese singer-songwriter and actress): born 8 August 1969
  • Carrie Lam (the 4th Chief Executive of Hong Kong): born 13 May 1957
  • Aung San Suu Kyi (State Counsellor of Myanmar): born 19 June 1945
  • John Barry (English composer): born 3 November 1933

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 2021!

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