Gold, Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth  Roosters

Written by Sally Guo Updated Dec. 21, 2023

According to the Chinese element theory, each Chinese zodiac year is associated with one of the five elements: gold/mental, fire, earth, wood,  and water.  Each element with its nature gives more personality traits to the zodiac signs. 

Five Elements of the Chinese Zodiac Rooster

Find below the rooster of five different elements with their birth years and birth dates. 

Rooster Years Birth Dates Element
2029 13 Feb 2029 to 2 Feb 2030 Earth Rooster
2017 28 Jan 2017 to 15 Feb 2018 Fire Rooster
2005 9 Feb 2005 to 28 Jan 2006 Wood Rooster
1993 23 Jan 1993 to 9 Feb 1994 Water Rooster
1981 5 Feb 1981 to 24 Jan 1982 Gold Rooster
1969 17 Feb 1969 to 5 Feb 1970 Earth Rooster
1957 31 Jan 1957 to 17 Feb 1958 Fire Rooster
1945 13 Feb 1945 to 1 Feb 1946 Wood Rooster

Gold Rooster

Birth Year: 1981, 1921

People who were born in 1981 and 1921 are gold roosters. Their element is gold.  A gold rooster year comes every 60 years. The next gold rooster year will be 2041.

Gold Rooster’s Personality

Gold roosters have very strong principles. They are the most sensible of all the roosters. They are goal-oriented and usually think clearly before making any decisions. It is unacceptable for them to do anything without thinking about the purpose of doing so.  

Gold roosters are perseverant. They never give up on hardships. Hence most of them can make great achievements in their life. 

Gold Rooster’s Fortune

Gold roosters are practical and most of them believe in no pain, and no gains, so they usually work very hard. Most of them can make great achievements in their life. 

They are good investors who know how to use their money to work for them to build wealth well. It is very likely that except for work salary, investment income makes up most of their wealth. 

It is easy for male gold roosters to find their life partners. But female gold roosters usually don't have such good luck. The chance for them to be cheated by playboys is very high.  They may suffer several failures in relationships before settling down.  

Wood Rooster

Birth Years: 1945, 2005

People who were born in 1945 and 2005 are wood roosters. The element of them is wood. 

Wood Rooster’s Personality

Wood rooster people are family-oriented. They divide their family life and work, and never take work back home.  Wood roasters are also very sensitive.  They are dedicated to their families and at the same time, desire to be loved.   

They have a good sense of humor and are very popular among friends.  

Wood Rooster’s Fortune

Wood roosters encounter many ups and downs in their life. It is probable they will change their jobs many times. Many of them may be on the way to finding a better job all their life.  So for some of them, staying in the same job may be a better choice. 

Most wood roosters are poor at managing money. They sometimes spend more than they can make, which may make them fall into financial difficulties.  So wood roosters need to learn how to make financial plans. 

Wood roosters have good fortune in love. They are charming and popular with the opposite sex. 

Water Rooster

Birth Years: 1993, 1933 

1933 and 1993 are the year of the water rooster. If you were born in these two years, your Chinese zodiac sign is the water rooster. 

Water Rooster’s Personality

Most Water roosters are smart and responsive.  No matter what challenges they encounter, they will think of ways to overcome them quickly.   Although they are very proud of themselves on the inside, they never show off the accomplishments they have made. 

Water roosters are kind and full of love. They are very likely to indulge in a relationship. 

Water Rooster’s Fortune

Generally speaking, most water roosters have a very average wealth fortune all their life.  They may make a lot of money at times, but they spend it quickly. Commonly, money comes and goes, so water roosters don't need to worry about it. 

They should be careful when making any business investment, as the chance for them to be cheated is a bit high.  

Water roosters have a remarkable love fortune. They are lucky in relationships with attractive people and they can enjoy a happy marriage.

Fire Rooster

Birth Years: 1957, 2017

People born in the year of rooster associated with the fire element is the fire rooster. The recent fire rooster years are 1957 and 2017. 

Fire Rooster’s Personality

People born in the fire rooster years are a bit impatient. It is unacceptable for them to delay in doing things. Most of them tend to be dedicated to their work and can achieve great accomplishments in their middle age.  

They are also independent. They hate to be bound by the relationship. They care about privacy very much. Any concerns about their personal life are unwelcome. 

Fire Rooster’s Fortune

Fire roosters have a good wealth fortune. They are good at financial investment, and always get a good return from it.  Likely, they could even get unexpected wealth in old age.

Fire rooster people are hardworking and loyal to their companies, hence they are often promoted to higher positions at their workplace.   

Earth Rooster

Birth Years: 1969, 1909. 

People born in  1969 are the earth roosters. The next earth rooster year comes in 2029.

Earth Rooster’s Personality

Earth roosters are active. They like traveling and outdoor activities very much, and often make a lot of friends while traveling.  They care about their credibility very much. Whatever they do, they try their best to establish trust among others. 

Earth Rooster’s Fortune

Most earth roosters will be successful in their careers. They usually work very hard and are appreciated by their supervisors. They will likely have a brilliant career future. 

Earth Roosters are long-term financial investors, they can get unexpected wealth by investing in technology stocks. 

Earth Rooster’s love fortune is good. They are very loyal to their partners and usually live a sweet life.  

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