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Chinese Zodiac Roosters of 5 Elements: Characters, Destinies

Chinese Zodiac Sign Rooster

The Rooster is ranked tenth among the 12 Chinese zodiac signs. According to the five element theory, each 12-year zodiac cycle has an element, producing: Wood Roosters, Fire Roosters, Earth Roosters, Gold (Metal) Roosters, and Water Roosters.

Years of the Rooster and the Five Elements

A Wood Rooster, for example, comes once in a 60-year cycle. It’s believed that people have different characteristics according to their birth year’s zodiac sign and element.

In popular Chinese astrology, zodiac years are believed to begin and end with Chinese New Year, or the lunar new year.

Rooster Year Lunar Zodiac Year Element and Sign
1933 Jan. 26, 1933 – Feb. 13, 1934 Water Rooster
1945 Feb. 13, 1945 – Feb. 1, 1946 Wood Rooster
1957 Jan. 31, 1957 – Feb. 17, 1958 Fire Rooster
1969 Feb. 17, 1969 – Feb.5, 1970 Earth Rooster
1981 Feb. 5, 1981 – Jan. 24, 1982 Gold Rooster
1993 Jan. 23, 1993 – Feb. 9, 1994 Water Rooster
2005 Feb. 9, 2005 – Jan. 28, 2006 Wood Rooster
2017 Jan. 28, 2017 – Feb. 15, 2018 Fire Rooster
2029 Feb. 13, 2029 – Feb. 2, 2030 Earth Rooster

Gold Roosters (1921, 1981)

The Character of Gold Roosters: Considerate, Determined

People of the Gold element and Rooster sign are able to distinguish right from wrong, having the clearest mindset. They are determined and brave enough to face all difficulties.

The Destiny of Gold Roosters: Powerful

Gold Roosters have the most considerable power of independentcriticism among all of the 12 zodiac signs.They make a great fortune due to their perseverance and hard work in life, just as the old Chinese saying goes: "no pain, no gain".

Famous Gold Roosters

  • lBeyoncé (born September 4, 1981)
  • Britney Spears (born December 2, 1981)
  • Chris Evans (born June 13, 1981)
  • Tom Hiddleston (born February 9, 1981)
  • Zlatan Ibrahimović (born October 3, 1981)
  • Natalie Portman (born June 9, 1981)
  • Serena Williams (born September 26, 1981)
  • Ivanka Trump (born October 30, 1981)

Water Roosters (1933, 1993)

The Character of Water Roosters: Smart, Quick-Witted

People born in a year of the Rooster with the Water element agreeing are smart and quick-witted, being able to find solutions quickly to the difficulties they encounter.

The Destiny of Water Roosters: Colorful

They are tenderhearted and compassionate, always indulge themselves in love, and positively affect the lives of the people they love.Although they are very proud by nature, they don't publicize their achievements everywhere.

Famous Water Roosters

  • Karl Lagerfeld (born September 10, 1933)
  • Gene Wilder (born June 11, 1933)
  • Ariana Grande (born June 26, 1993)
  • Debby Ryan (born May 13, 1993)
  • Niall Horan (born September 13, 1993)

Wood Roosters (1945, 2005)

The Character of Wood Roosters: Energetic, Humorous

People born in a Rooster year corresponding to the Wood element are fond of being surrounded by others. They are particularly good at playing jokes to relax a tense atmosphere, and they attach great importance to their families.

Wood Roosters are rather energetic and overconfident; however, they also have tender feelings and, therefore, they long to be loved by others.

The Destiny of Wood Roosters: Lucky

They are rather lucky at making money and often lose money at sunrise only to gain it back again at sunset. They have one thing in common: to be unsteady both in work and with finances.

If they make money using the most effective strategies, it is highly recommended for them to purchase gold or some immovable properties.

Famous Wood Roosters

  • George Miller (born March 3, 1945)
  • Rodrigo Duterte (born March 28, 1945)
  • Goldie Hawn (born November 21, 1945)
  • Steve Martin (born August 14, 1945)
  • Priscilla Presley (born May 24, 1945)
  • Henry Winkler (born October 30, 1945)
  • Helen Mirren (born July 26, 1945)

Fire Roosters (1957, 2017)

The Character of Fire Roosters: Responsible, Impatient

People for whom the Rooster sign and Fire element overlap value personal loyalty very much, always keep their word, and have a strong sense of timekeeping and responsibility at work.

Fire Roosters are rather impatient in life, always feeling that there is something missing if they don't get things done.

The Destiny of Fire Roosters: Busy

As far as their careersare concerned, Fire Roosters are career-oriented activists, resulting in them being prone to success at middle age. They can encounter lots of difficulties in developing a romantic relationship, particularly male Fire Roosters. They should not be discouraged in pursuing their love but should be encouraged to succeed despite all of the difficulties ahead.

Famous Fire Roosters

  • Dan Castellaneta (born October 29, 1957)
  • Tony Abbott (born November 4, 1957)
  • Dolph Lundgren (born November 3, 1957)
  • Bobbi Brown (born April 14, 1957)
  • Daniel Stern (born August 28, 1957)
  • Dwane Casey (born April 17, 1957)
  • Caroline Kennedy (born November 27, 1957)

Earth Roosters (1909, 1969)

The Character of Earth Roosters: Lively, Generous

People born in an Earth element and Rooster sign year are very lively and generous with the demeanor of a general.

They are fond of traveling to make new friends from all walks of life and also try their best to build up their reputation among friends, resulting in them being trusted and highly respected by others.

The Destiny of Earth Roosters: Outstanding

Earth Roosters are said to have bright prospects.

As far as their careersare concerned, a series of fortuitous circumstances advance their careers and they are able to achieve great success with the help of magnates. However, Earth Roosters should be careful in life and should never be smug or complacent when achieving something.

Famous Earth Roosters

  • Jennifer Lopez (born July 24, 1969)
  • Matthew Perry (born August 19, 1969)
  • Jason Priestley (born August 28, 1969)
  • Gerard Butler (born November 13, 1969)
  • Hal Sparks (born September 25, 1969)
  • Tess Daly (born April 27, 1969)

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