Year of the Ox

The Ox is the second Sign of the Chinese Zodiac. It is a Yin Sign commonly associated with the Water Element.

The ox are powerful and faithful individuals of good leadership who look before they hop into something new. They also have positive attitudes towards work and family. People born in the Year of the Ox are patient, speak little, and inspire confidence in others. They tend, however, to be eccentric, and bigoted, and they anger easily. They have fierce tempers and although they speak little, when they do they are quite eloquent and are rarely shaken from their convictions. Ox people are mentally and physically alert. Generally easy-going, they can be remarkably stubborn, and they hate to fail or be opposed. While the Ox is devoted and loving, they may not be very demonstrative with their feelings.


Ox are most compatible with Snake, Rooster, and Rat people.

Bedroom Compatibility

Ox and Snake - A good match if the Ox can overlook Snake's flirtatious nature.
Ox and Rooster - This is a perfect match!
Worst Match - Ox and Sheep - While the attraction may be powerful, the sheep will become bored with the Ox's liking for the 'routine' in the bedroom.

Celebrities Born in The Year of The Ox

Napoleon, Meg Ryan, B.B. King, Laurence Fishburne, Colin Powell, Gerald Ford, Anthony Hopkins, Diana - Princess of Wales, Jim Carrey, Eddie Murphy, Bruce Springsteen, Barbara Bush, Charlie Chaplin, Jeff Probst, Adolf Hitler, Hans Christian Andersen, Johann Sebastian Bach, Warren Betatty, George Clooney, Bill Cosby, Walt Disney, Michael J. Fox, Peter Gabriel, Richard Gere, Dustin Hoffman, Billy Joel, Don Johnson, Burt Lancaster, k. d. Lang, Jessica Lange, Jack Lemmon,, Paul Newman, Jack Nickolson, Billy Ocean, Robert Redford, Lionel Richie, Sissy Spacek, , Rod Steiger, Meryl Streep, Lady Thatcher, Henry David Thoreau, Dick van Dyke, Vincent van Gogh, W. B. Yeats

Sources: General Info - Wikipedia and Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco
Romantic and Bedroom Compatibility - MyPleasure