Year of the Ox: Personality, Fortune, Compatibility

🐮 Year of the Ox (Buffalo): Men and women born in 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009 and 2021 are of the Chinese zodiac sign of the Ox
By KarmaWeather - 24 June 2015
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Year of the Ox's Chinese horoscope, exact birth dates, meaning, character and personality traits, zodiac element, love compatibility match, fortune and lucky stones

Year of the Ox: In brief

Quiet strength irradiates from the Chinese zodiac sign of the Ox. A person born during the Year of the Ox, the second animal of the Chinese zodiac, is very self-confident and knows his life goals.

Powerful and balanced, the Ox always manages to find the energy needed to get back on his feet, even when going through difficult times.

Able to carry heavy loads, to fall just to better to rise again, the tenacity and the perseverance of the Ox allows him to climb mountains and to protect those whom he likes from the most fierce weather conditions.

📅 Chinese zodiac 2020 predictions for the Year of the Ox: Ox 2020 Chinese horoscope

Year of the Ox's birth dates

🐮 Ox calendar years - Years and elements of birth for the Chinese zodiac sign of the Ox according to the Chinese lunisolar calendar:

Year of birth Exact date range Chinese year name
1925 25/01/1925
12/02/1926
Yin Wood Ox Year
1937 11/02/1937
30/01/1938
Yin Fire Ox Year
1949 29/01/1949
16/02/1950
Yin Earth Ox Year
1961 15/02/1961
04/02/1962
Yin Metal Ox Year
1973 03/02/1973
22/01/1974
Yin Water Ox Year
1985 20/02/1985
08/02/1986
Yin Wood Ox Year
1997 07/02/1997
27/01/1998
Yin Fire Ox Year
2009 26/01/2009
13/02/2010
Yin Earth Ox Year
2021 12/02/2021
31/01/2022
Yin Metal Ox Year

Year of the Ox: Personality horoscope

Concerning his sentimental life, the Ox has an immoderate love for his family. Life would have no meaning for him without the presence of his family and friends. He is faithful in love and cares very carefully about the education of his children. Very territorial, the Ox is also jealous and possessive. It is better not to enter his domain without having his prior blessing.

On a morphological level, it is not uncommon for people born during a year of the Ox to be broad-shouldered, just as they generally have good bone strength.

Very disciplined in his daily life, loyal and rather honest, his opinions are generally conservative and respectful of the established order. As a result, the Ox sometimes suffers from a lack of fantasy, which doesn't prevent him from excelling in the creative trades whose high level of requirement is up to his abilities.

Self-disciplined and organized, the Ox favors when he can the creation and development of his own business rather than having to report to a superior. That is why, when the conditions allow it, the Ox would rather choose a solitary job, in order to preserve his peace of mind and his productivity, especially as speed not being his best asset, he needs to manage his progression to the rhythm that suits him best.

In the business world, the Ox is a trustworthy professional, with whom one can work serenely, despite his highly developed ego and his lack of flexibility. In case of too much frontal contestation or if he feels betrayed, always beware of the Ox; even wounded, he will always have the strength and agility needed to grip his enemy in the whirlwind of his violent and destructive anger.

Also read the Ox's combined personality horoscope with Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces.

Chinese zodiac Ox's best jobs and careers

Archeologist, politician, economist, teacher, cook

Year of the Ox: Fortune

Lucky Colors of the Ox

Green, black

Lucky Numbers of the Ox

2, 6, 10

Ox (zodiac) eminent personalities

Celebrities born in the Year of the Ox

Charlie Chaplin, George Clooney, Barack Obama, David Hockney, Peter Paul Rubens, Vincent Van Gogh, Cédric Villani, Sergey Brin, Bernard Arnault, Diana Princess of Wales, Walt Disney, King Henri IV of France, Napoleon I, Larry Page, Albert Camus, Marc Lévy, Mylène Farmer, Wengie, Eugene Lee Yang, Bruno Mars, Michael Phelps, Dominic Sandoval, Wayne Rooney, Toby Turner, Chris Paul, Keira Knightley, Arden Cho, Jungkook (BTS member)

Year of the Ox: Love compatibility

The Ox's Chinese zodiac compatibility triangle

The Ox (Buffalo), the Snake and the Rooster (Chicken) are part of the second compatibility triangle of Chinese astrology. Indeed, the Ox (Buffalo), second sign-animal of the zodiac in the Chinese calendar, gets along naturally with the Snake and the Rooster.

All 12 zodiac signs of the Chinese horoscope also have a secret friend: the Rat is the secret friend of the Ox. However, also note that the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Ox is incompatible with the Goat (Sheep).

💖 Ox compatibility horoscope

Astrology tip: to better understand his Daily Chinese Horoscope, regardless of the specific interpretation of the current Chinese New Year, the Ox should monitor the days and months governed by the energetic influence of the Goat. Thus, the Ox is advised not to take any important decision during a Day of the Goat.

Year of the Ox: Birthstones

Ox Chinese zodiac lucky stones: Black noble opal, black tourmaline, bronzite, carnelian, cat's eye, chrysoberyl, citrine, Dalmatian jasper, eudialyte, hawk's eye, golden rutilated quartz, golden topaz, moonstone, rainbow fluorite, septaria, silver rutilated quartz, starry obsidian, tiger iron, white noble opal, yellow citrine, silver

Chinese Horoscope for Fire, Earth, Metal and Water Oxes

Below, in accordance with the Chinese horoscope, you will find a detailed description of the personality and specificities of the 5 existing types of Ox, which associate the terrestrial branch of the Ox with the 5 Yin celestial trunks of WuXing and Feng Shui (Yin Wood, Yin Fire, Yin Earth, Yin Metal, Yin Water). Indeed, the Ox being a Chinese astrological sign with Yin polarity, the elements of Nature to which he can be connected are always in their Yin form. Likewise, for each Ox associated with his celestial trunk (Wood Ox, Fire Ox, Earth Ox, Metal Ox, Water Ox), discover the pillar of destiny he is associated with and its meaning, in relation to its imagined destiny.

🌳 Wood Ox

Characteristics: You’re a Wood Ox if you’re born in 1925 or 1985. In 2020, you’re 95 or 35 years old. Your Totem Number is 2.

Personality: Attached to traditional values just like his congeners, the person born in the Year of the Wood Ox is a bit more sociable than them. In a perpetual analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of his direct environment, he is a formidable businessman. Great worker, the Wood Ox won't hesitate to sacrifice his pleasure if necessary, social success being such an absolute life goal for him. Clever and independent, his remarkable honesty doesn't prevent him from rallying the majority opinion, rather than defending his own ideas, especially when he feels that he risks not benefiting from a given situation. The Wood Ox is also not the kind to weep for the bad fate that can happen to others, so that one can sometimes find him insensitive and even rigid. Finally, the Wood Ox has a much better team spirit than the others of his kind, with the only condition, of course, to be the captain of the ship.

Year of the Wood Ox's balancing stone and essential oil
Year of the Wood Ox's balancing stone and essential oil

Wood Ox's Pillar of Destiny

Imaged destiny: "The gold at the bottom of the ocean" (Yin)
Meaning of the Wood Ox's birth pillar: Accurate analysis and lucidity, relentless will, ambition sometimes difficult to control, lack of patience.

🐮🌳 Learn more about the Year of the Wood Ox


🔥 Fire Ox

Characteristics: You’re a Fire Ox if you’re born in 1937 or 1997. In 2020, you’re 83 or 23 years old. Your lucky number is 14.

Personality: The fame and recognition the native of the Year of the Fire Ox can get from social networks exposure are very important to his well-being. Dynamic and productive, the Fire Ox must however ensure that his pride doesn't lead him to making bad decisions against people who love and support him. The quicker he succeeds in respecting and accepting the differences of others, the more notoriety and legitimacy to match his ambition.

Year of the Fire Ox's balancing stone and essential oil
Year of the Fire Ox's balancing stone and essential oil

Fire Ox's Pillar of Destiny

Imaged destiny: "Water that penetrates and fertilizes" (Yin)
Meaning of the Fire Ox's birth pillar: Transmission of knowledge (school and university education), fertility rooted in tradition and concrete reality, slow but constant ascent.

🐮🔥 Learn more about the Year of the Fire Ox


🗿 Earth Ox

Characteristics: You’re an Earth Ox if you’re born in 1949 or in 2009. In 2020, you’re 71 or 11 years old. Your lucky number is 26.

Personality: The person born in the Year of the Earth Ox doesn't like to express his feelings. Patience, stability and perseverance give the Earth Ox efficiency in action, despite a tendency to persist even when it's time to give up and move on, and a rather slow work rate.

Year of the Earth Ox's balancing stone and essential oil
Year of the Earth Ox's balancing stone and essential oil

Earth Ox's Pillar of Destiny

Imaged destiny: "The fire of lightning" (Yin)
Meaning of the Earth Ox's birth pillar: Acute intelligence and understanding of the vagaries of the soul, ability to reach the heights of success, lucidity at the risk of paralyzing concrete actions, risk of introversion.

🐮🗿 Learn more about the Year of the Earth Ox


🛠 Metal Ox

Characteristics: You’re a Metal Ox if you’re born in 1961 or in 2021. In 2020, you’re 59 years old. Your lucky number is 38.

Personality: Tireless worker, the native of the Year of the Metal Ox rarely thrives in occupations where hierarchy is too strong, or to his disadvantage. Stingy with his words, when he speaks, it's usually with great clarity. When it comes to convince someone about a fundamental issue, the Metal Ox is ready to bluntly deploy an intense and direct energy.

Year of the Metal Ox's balancing stone and essential oil
Year of the Metal Ox's balancing stone and essential oil

Metal Ox's Pillar of Destiny

Imaged destiny: "The earth of the wall" (Yin)
Meaning of the Metal Ox's birth pillar: Protection and consolidation of the home and the family, patient and persevering pursuit of the objectives to be achieved, insightful analysis of the situations, lack of flexibility and tendency to repeat.

🐮🛠 Learn more about the Year of the Metal Ox


💧 Water Ox

Characteristics: You’re a Water Ox if you’re born in 1973. In 2020, you’re 47 years old. Your lucky number is 50.

Personality: The person born in the Year of the Water Ox may well be ambitious, opportunistic and calculating, he nevertheless remains endowed with a deep moral sense. His respect for the established order, as well as his patience and righteousness, greatly back up his reputation for being a pleasant and effective partner/collaborator. The Water Ox is also the less stubborn of his fellows.

Year of the Water Ox's balancing stone and essential oil
Year of the Water Ox's balancing stone and essential oil

Water Ox's Pillar of Destiny

Imaged destiny: "The mulberry wood" (Yin)
Meaning of the Water Ox's birth pillar: Natural aptitudes for patient and meticulous work (crafts, agriculture), fierce will, possible difficulties in apprehending the unknown and the new, risk of intolerance.

🐮💧 Learn more about the Year of the Water Ox

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