Tiger babies from Singapore

Movies - 12 February 2010 2:00 PM | Updated 19 February 2010

Tiger babies from Singapore

The Chinese Zodiac is the stuff of folklore and legend.

Many believe in its prognostications about human traits, either for entertainment value, or as a guide to better understanding oneself.

One may also use it to help divine their fate, in life and love.

As the lunar calendar turns the page on the Year of the Ox and indicates the coming of the Year of the Tiger this 14 February, inSing.com reveals who are the local celebrities who are reaching ‘full cycle’ this year.

For your information, the Year of the Tiger bear different elemental signs at each turn. The five elements Water, Wood, Fire, Earth and Metal influence the attributes of the person born in that particular year.

(Incidentally, the upcoming year is of the Metal Tiger).

In broad strokes, however, the traits of Tiger babies include: unpredictable, rebellious, colorful, powerful, passionate, brave, charismatic, daring, determined, independent, impulsive, excitement-seeker, vigorous, stimulating, sincere, affectionate, humanitarian, straightforward, outgoing, gracious, unselfish, generous.

Tigers can also be seen as cold, restless, reckless, risk-taker, impatient, quick-tempered, obstinate, attention-seeking, strong-headed, ruthless, selfish, aggressive, fierce, arrogant, moody.

In the 20th century, the years of the Tiger were 1902, 1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, and 1998.

Here are the local celebrities who were born under this sign:

 

The Year of the Water Tiger – 02/05/1962 to 01/24/1963

The Water Tiger is considered perceptive, open-minded, unbiased, honest, and motivated by tranquility.

Fandi Ahmad – 9 May, 1962 – footballer, coach

Ang Peng Siong 洪秉祥 – 27 October, 1962 – swimmer, coach

Tan Kheng Hua 陈琼华 – 17 January, 1963 – actress

 

The Year of the Wood Tiger – 01/23/1974  to 02/10/1975

The Wood Tiger has been described as enchanting, scheming, tolerant, pioneering, and motivated by co-operation.

A-do aka Do Cheng Yi 杜成义 – 1 March, 1974 – singer

Cynthia Koh 许美珍 – 25 March, 1974 – actress

Lina Ng 黄嫊芳 - May 6, 1974 – actress

Nadya Yuti Boru Hutagalung - 28 July, 1974 – VJ, artiste  

Utt Panichkul - 3 Septmber, 1974 – VJ, artiste

Alien Sun 孫佳君 - September 11, 1974 – actress

Mavis Hee 许美静 - September 27, 1974 – singer

Michelle Saram - 鄭雪兒 December 12, 1974 – singer-actress

Tanya Chua 蔡健雅 – January 28, 1975 - singer

 

The Year of the Fire Tiger – 02/09/1986 to 01/28/1987

The Fire Tiger is self-reliant, giving, dramatic, quirky and motivated by enthusiasm.

Rebecca Lim 林慧玲 – 13 February, 1986 – actress

Dawn Yeoh 姚懿珊- May 5, 1986 – actress

Feng Tianwei 冯天薇 - 31 August, 1986, table tennis player

Samuel Wong (Milubing 迷路兵) - 17 October, 1986 – singer

 

Curious about which other celebrities are Tigers?

Beethoven– 16 or 17 December, 1770

Emily Bronte – 30 July, 1818

Queen Elizabeth II – 21 April, 1926

Marilyn Monroe – 1 June, 1926

Jodie Foster – 19 November, 1926

Stevie Wonder – 13 May, 1950

Tom Cruise – 3 July, 1962

Demi Moore – 11 November, 1962

Victoria Beckham – 17 April, 1974

Penelope Cruz – 28 April, 1974 (to be seen in the movie Nine)

Jewel – 23 May, 1974

Alanis Morissette – 1 June, 1974

Leonardo DiCaprio – 11 November, 1974

Lin Chiling – 29 November, 1974 (recently seen in The Treasure Hunter)

Lady Gaga – 28 March, 1986

Lindsay Lohan – 2 July, 1986