Chinese Zodiac Sign 2021 – Ox

Chinese Zodiac Sign 2021 – Ox
2021 is a year of the Ox, starting from February 12th, 2021 (Chinese lunar New Year Day) and lasting until January 30th, 2022. It will be a Metal Ox y

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2021 is a year of the Ox, starting from February 12th, 2021 (Chinese lunar New Year Dayand lasting until January 30th, 2022. It will be a Metal Ox year.

The recent zodiac years of Ox sign are: 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033…An Ox year occurs every 12 years.The zodiac sign Ox occupies the second position in the Chinese Zodiac. The 12 zodiac animals are, in order: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. 

Therefore, if you were born in January or February of the above years, you might be an Ox or a Rat.

The Oxes' Personality: Diligent, Dependable...

Having an honest nature, Oxes are known for diligence, dependability, strength and determination. These reflect traditional conservative characteristics.

Women Oxes are traditional, faithful wives, who attach great importance to their children's education.

For male oxes, they are strongly patriotic, have ideals and ambitions for life, and attach importance to family and work.

Having great patience and a desire to make progress, Oxes can achieve their goals by consistent effort. They are not much influenced by others or the environment, but persist in doing things according to their ideals and capabilities.

Before taking any action, Oxes will have a definite plan with detailed steps, to which they apply their strong faith and physical strength. As a result, people of the Ox zodiac sign often enjoy great success.

Oxes are weakest in their communication skills. They are not good at communicating with others, and even think it is not worthwhile to exchange ideas with others. They are stubborn and stick to their own ways.

Lucky Colors 2021

Chinese Zodiac Sign Rat Rat 

1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

 Lucky Color

blue, gold, green

2021 Chinese Zodiac Sign OxOx

1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

 Lucky Color

white, yellow, and green

Chinese Zodiac Sign TigerTiger

1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

 Lucky Color

blue, gray, orange

Chinese Zodiac Sign RabbitRabbit

1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023

 Lucky Color

red, pink, purple, blue

Chinese Zodiac Sign DragonDragon

1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024

 Lucky Color

gold, silver, grayish white

Chinese Zodiac Sign SnakeSnake

1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025

 Lucky Color

black, red, and yellow

Chinese Zodiac Sign HorseHorse

1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026

 Lucky Colors

yellow and green

Chinese Zodiac Sign GoatGoat

1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027

 Lucky Color

brown, red, and purple

Chinese Zodiac Sign MonkeyMonkey

1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028

 Lucky Color

white, blue, gold

Chinese Zodiac Sign RoosterRooster

1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

 Lucky Color

gold, brown, and yellow

Chinese Zodiac Sign DogDog

1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, 2030

 Lucky Color

red, green, and purple

Chinese Zodiac Sign PigPig

1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031

 Lucky Color

yellow, gray, brown, gold

Facts about the zodiac ox

Lucky Things for People Born in a Year of Ox

The Information for the Chinese Zodiac Ox The Information for the Chinese Zodiac Ox

Love Compatibility: Is She/He Compatible with You?

Each animal sign has its unique characteristics. Love compatibility within the Chinese zodiac animals mostly takes the general characteristics of each animal into account. Those whose characteristics match well, can have good love compatibility.

See below the compatibility of the Ox with other animals, and find out if the Ox is compatible with your sign or not. The Ox is...

Love Compatibility with the Ox Love Compatibility with the Ox


How to Build Relationships with "Ox People"?

Ox people are not good at communicating with others, so they have less social intercourse. They prefer to stay alone and enjoy solitude instead of participating in group activities. They treat friends sincerely and count much on friendship.

For love relationships, Oxen tend to keep a long term relationship with their lovers. Frequent changes of lover make them uncomfortable. Ladies of the Ox zodiac sign lack femininity. If they can realize their inadequacies, and change their cautious attitude of indifference to affection and enthusiasm, they will have love relationships to their hearts' desire.

Ox's Horoscope in 2020

2020 will be a relatively smooth year for Oxes. They will receive kind expressions from others this year, but they should keep up self-examination and self-correction and treat others considerately.

Ox Horoscope Ox Horoscope

Ox's Horoscope in 2021

The Ox sign of the Chinese zodiac will encounter its 'birth year' (benmingnian本命年) again in Ox year 2021. Oxen are expected to face many challenges when their birth year recurs every twelfth year. Learn more about the Ox horoscope for 2021.

Good Health for Oxes

Oxes are strong and robust; they can enjoy a fairly healthy and long life, fulfilled lives, and little illness.

Because of hard work with a stubborn personality, they often spend too much time in their work, rarely allowing themselves enough time to relax, and tend to forget meals, which make them have intestinal problems. So enough rest and a regular diet are needed for Oxes to work efficiently.

With a stubborn temperament, they find it easy to bear stress and tension, and they are reluctant to reveal themselves to others. Proper relaxation and regular short trips will benefit the Ox.

The Best Careers for Oxes

As the symbol of hard work, Ox people always work hard at everything and stick to finishing it. Possessing a serious and responsible attitude toward work, they can come up with different approaches to their task.

With a keen eye for details and an admirable work ethic, they are competent in such careers as agriculture, manufacturing, pharmacy, mechanics, engineering, draftsmanship, artistry, politics, real estate, interior design, painting, carpentry, or quarry work.

With a stubborn temperament, they find it easy to bear stress and tension, and they are reluctant to reveal themselves to others. Proper relaxation and regular short trips will benefit the Ox.

Wood, Fire, Earth, Gold, and Water Oxes

In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire, and Earth. For example, a Wood Ox comes once in a 60-year cycle.

It is conjectured that someone's personal characteristics are decided by their birth year's zodiac animal sign and element. So there are five types of Oxes, each with different characteristics:


Wood Ox (1925, 1985)Restless, decisive, straightforward, and always ready to defend the weak and helpless
Fire Ox (1937, 1997)Short-sighted, selfish, narrow-minded, impersonal, but practical
Earth Ox (1949, 2009)Honest and prudentive, with a strong sense of responsibility
Metal Ox (1961, 2021)Hardworking, active, always busy, and popular among friends
Water Ox (1913, 1973)Hardworking, ambitious, tenacious, and able to endure hardship, with strong sense of justice and keen observational abilities

Famous Ox Year People

  • Barack Obama: born on August 4, 1961, a Metal Ox
  • Vincent Van Gogh: born on March 30, 1853, a Water Ox
  • Adolf Hitler: born on April 20, 1889, an Earth Ox
  • Walt Disney: born on December 5, 1901, a Gold Ox
  • Margaret Thatcher: born on October 13, 1925, a Wood Ox


1925January 24, 1925 – February 12, 1926Wood Ox
1937February 11, 1937 – January 31, 1938Fire Ox
1949January 29, 1949 – February 16, 1950Earth Ox 
1961February 15, 1961 – February 4, 1962Metal Ox 
1973February 3, 1973 – January 22, 1974Water Ox 
1985February 19, 1985 – February 8, 1986Wood Ox
1997February 7, 1997 – January 27, 1998Fire Ox
2009January 26, 2009 – February 13, 2010Earth Ox
2021February 12, 2021 – January 31, 2022Metal Ox

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