Year of the Pig

The Pig is the twelfth Sign of the Chinese Zodiac, and is a Yin animal associated with the Water Element.

People born in the Year of the Pig are chivalrous and gallant. Whatever they do, they do with all their strength. For Boar Year people, there is no left or right and there is no retreat. They have tremendous fortitude and great honesty. They don't make many friends but they make them for life, and anyone having a Boar Year friend is fortunate for they are extremely loyal. They don't talk much but have a great thirst for knowledge. They study a great deal and are generally well informed. Boar people are quick tempered, yet they hate arguments and quarreling. They are kind to their loved ones. No matter how bad problems seem to be, Boar people try to work them out, honestly if sometimes impulsively.

A Boar is deeply sensitive, sensual and dark, but also incredibly kind and nurturing. Easily the hardest to understand of all the signs, once you do have a handle on their complex nature, you'll find you have your staunchest supporter in your Boar.


They are most compatible with Rabbits, Pigs and Sheep. They do not get along with snakes.

Bedroom Compatibility

Pig and Rabbit - These two will rarely leave the bedroom which will be the most romantic room in the house.
Pig and Sheep - A sizzling match! A wonderful life and love combination.
Worst Match - Pig and Snake - Not a good combination - Lack of communication is the biggest problem between these two.

Celebrities Born in The Year of The Pig

Humphrey Bogart, Ronald Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Thomas Jefferson, Elton John, Ewan McGregor, David Letterman

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