Chinese zodiac predictions 2024

When life gets tough and unpredictable, many of us turn to horoscopes and zodiac birth year charts to guide us – it’s either these, or venting our feelings to beloved childhood characters like Elmo. Whether it’s seeing repeated 333s or 11.11s, they give us hope that we’re on the right track for health, wealth, love, and luck. 

Lending us guidance is also Chinese zodiac predictions. With Chinese New Year just a couple of sleeps away, we rounded up the fortune forecasts for the year 2024 for each zodiac animal, so read on to find out what is in store for you this Year of the Dragon.

1. Dragon

Avoid financial risks, embrace opportunities for growth and love

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Those born in the Year of the Dragon can look forward to a year brimming with possibilities and adventure – with just a sprinkle of challenges for that extra spice. In the realm of finances, it’s recommended that dragons manage their assets wisely and steer clear of financial escapades like gambling or lending to pals.

In the wellness arena, Dragons should embrace the mantra that self-love is the best love. Navigate through the year with a focus on mental well-being, as stress from work may attempt to play the mischief-maker.

As for matters of the heart, love is in the air, creating a fiery dance for both singles and couples. There may be some romantic setbacks, but don’t fret too much, as Dragons are excellent dancers in the game of love, elegantly tangoing through the challenges.

Dragon birth years: 2024, 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940

2. Snake

Potential career success with a dose of prosperous Peach Blossom Luck

For our charming Snake-born friends, this year promises a captivating journey of highs and lows, akin to a slithering adventure. To ensure a smooth glide ahead, dodge risky financial ventures and steer clear of any shady dealings – your financial garden will flourish with careful tending.

In the career realm, fellow Slytherians can get ready to hiss with joy. Growth and success await, propelling you to the forefront of your professional endeavours. This year is your time to shine in the career jungle, so seize every moment.

As for matters of the heart, luck doubles up with the arrival of the prosperous Peach Blossom. Singles can anticipate an abundance of romantic opportunities that’ll set your heart racing. Likewise, couples can bask in harmonious love that promises to prosper throughout the year.

Snake birth years: 2025, 2013, 2001,1989, 1977, 1965, 1953, 1941

3. Horse

Embrace unexpected blessings and steer clear of high-risk activities

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For those born in the year of the Horse, get ready to embark on a galloping adventure and for unexpected blessings in the realms of wealth and career. However, as you gallop through the financial fields, remember to stay active in managing your assets to avoid any unnecessary splurges.

Horse-borns can also anticipate a grand raise or a well-deserved promotion. Romance, too, is set to blossom, especially for our single equine friends. Taking a leap of faith and embracing the unknown might just lead you to your forever love.

While the journey is thrilling, avoid high-risk activities such as rock climbing or paragliding, as they might stir up more dust than needed. Pay heed to minor health concerns to prevent them from turning into major obstacles.

Horse birth years: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942

4. Goat

Potential for entrepreneurship endeavours and career hurdles

For our gracious Goats, the realm of wealth sparkles with promise this year, but a word of caution: steer clear of risky investments to avoid potential loss. As for career, a flourishing path awaits – provided you remain positive to ward off any negativity that may graze your way.

Health takes centre stage, reminding Goats to be extra attentive. Minor conditions like high blood pressure or diabetes can be tricky, potentially flaring up into something serious. Regular check-ups will keep you on track, ensuring a healthy and happy journey throughout the year.

In the realm of love, those in relationships can anticipate a strengthening of bonds, bringing a sense of sweetness never experienced before. For singles in the herd, be open to love and keep an eye out for familiar faces – perhaps your crush finally reciprocating those feelings you have for him or her.

Goat birth years: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967, 1955, 1943

5. Monkey

Take risks in financial wealth and set boundaries in relationships

For our nimble Monkeys, your Chinese zodiac forecast promises thrilling ventures into real estate or gold investments, urging you to implement strategic moves for long-term financial wealth. Swing from opportunity to opportunity, and the branches of prosperity will be within reach.

However, in the jungle of workplace dynamics, be prepared for a bit of drama this year. It’s wise to swing clear of gossip and office politics, maintaining your resilience as you jump from one tree to another, steering clear of situations that could pose harm.

While the romantic vines may not seem as lush, Monkeys are encouraged to stay positive even when walking the path alone, trusting that the Universe has promising surprises in store. In terms of health, the canopy looks generally well, but regular check-ups will be beneficial.

Monkey birth years: 2016, 2014, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, 1944

6. Rooster

Expect increased vitality and improved problem-solving skills

For vibrant Roosters, financial wisdom takes centre stage this year – avoid high-risk investments that may lead to substantial setbacks. Instead, embrace the act of generosity and kindness, laying the foundation for future triumphs that will come home to roost.

In the professional coop, prioritise positive relationships as the key to your success. Relentless effort and unwavering dedication will not go unnoticed, propelling you forward in your career endeavours. As for health, seeking professional consultation will be beneficial.

Meanwhile, romance unfolds with luck on your side, thanks to the Peach Blossom. Motivated to work on personal growth and self-improvement, Roosters can expect patience to be rewarded if they believe they’ve met “the one”, while married couples can enjoy a harmonious relationship.

Rooster birth years: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957, 1945

7. Dog

Prepare for unexpected shifts and navigate financial choices wisely

This year, Dogs are encouraged to tread carefully when it comes to finances by avoiding risky business. Meanwhile, the stakes are high for your career with a surge in work pressure, but fear not – your resilience will help you conquer them with flair.

While the stars may not be in full alignment for romance in your Chinese zodiac, Dogs are reminded to relish their solo adventures and bask in the warmth of friends and family. For those already in committed relationships, expect a continued bloom that can be fuelled by acts of kindness.

In the realm of health, safety takes the lead, especially on the roads where potential accidents might lurk. They are also reminded to handle sharp tools with extra care and embrace monthly check-ups like a wellness ritual to ensure overall well-being.

Dog birth years: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982,1970, 1958, 1946,1934

8. Pig

Be mindful of conflicts but expect overall success and harmony

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Those born in the Year of the Pig are set to receive a generous sprinkle of luck in the wealth department, and embracing a stepping stone can be the key to unlocking long-term prosperity. Career development takes centre stage in your Chinese zodiac, with the curtain rising on potential opportunities flourishing early this year.

As for romance, singles can get ready for a thrilling quest, as your forever love might be just around the corner. However, for our committed couples, a gentle reminder to tread carefully, as loyalty and trust are the bedrock of relationships.

Health, however, requires extra attention for fellow friends with Pig birth years. Be cautious, as this year may pose risks of injuries and illnesses. Wise decisions in diet and lifestyle choices will be the magic wand ensuring your overall well-being this year.

Pig birth years: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959, 1947, 1935

9. Rat

Expect tremendous good vibes and a chance to rock the authority game

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Listen up, Rats. Brace yourself because this is undeniably your year to shine. From the realms of wealth to the peaks of health, lady luck has chosen to be your ally, generously showering you with favourable vibes. So, buckle up and seize all the goodness headed your way.

Let’s talk wealth – a sea of opportunities await, encouraging you to unleash your inner skills and dazzle your way to success. Career matters are on a skyrocketing trajectory, with rapid growth and exciting collaborations unfolding – abundance is practically knocking on your door.

When it comes to romance, toss aside the tales of Romeo and Juliet, for you are in for a bountiful adventure in love. Your destined partner is just around the corner, so embrace the magic of love. In the health department, you’re set to be in the pink of health this year.

Rat birth years: 2020, 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948, 1936

10. Ox

Expect increased career growth and embrace the support of friends and family

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Oxen, gear up for a year of financial wisdom – exercise caution in spending and avoid splurging on things that don’t truly matter. The spotlight this year in your zodiac is on unleashing your untapped potential in your career. Seize every opportunity and watch your professional landscape expand.

Gentlemen, the charms of the Peach Blossom are calling, making it the opportune moment to find your divine partner. Ladies, this is your time to shine by embracing your true self – let your authentic essence radiate, attracting Mr. Right into your orbit.

In the realm of health, consider making moderate lifestyle changes to boost your vitality. Whether it’s a regular workout routine or avoiding oily meals, these small adjustments can work wonders on your performance both in and outside of work.

Ox birth years: 2021, 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949, 1937

11. Tiger

Embrace a surge in income and embrace self-love

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Tigers, get ready for a surge in income through various channels. But remember to strategically plan your goals to dodge potential losses in risky investments. In the workplace, the atmosphere may be thick with company politics, so gracefully steer clear of toxic dramas and you’ll be just fine.

For our single Tigers, this year is all about self-love. Your Chinese zodiac reminds you to shower yourself with compassion and kindness and embrace the warmth of self-love as that’s the greatest love of all.

In the health department, a year of well-being awaits, but be cautious of high-risk activities that may lead to accidents. Extend your care not only to yourself but also to those around you. Offer your love and support to an elderly relative or a friend in need of a comforting shoulder.

Tiger birth years: 2022, 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950, 1938

12. Rabbit

Expect promising wealth opportunities and romance but approach with wisdom

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Rabbits, get ready to hop into the wealth playground, as decent opportunities are expected to bloom this year. However, tread cautiously and avoid risky decisions that may lead to financial setbacks along the way.

While there may be a few career challenges in your Chinese zodiac, a positive mindset among peers can be the remedy. Foster understanding and eliminate negativity to enhance your personal development.

With Peach Blossom gracing your path, romance takes centre stage, especially for the ladies. Anticipate a deep bond with a newfound partner, but avoid the same mistakes happening twice. Rabbits are reminded to pay extra attention to their health with regular medical check-ups.

Rabbit birth years: 2023, 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939

Embrace a roaring year with these Chinese zodiac predictions for 2024

Whether you’re a believer in the epistemology of zodiac signs or not, life tends to be smoother when we can plan our journey with proper direction. As they say, preparation is key and these Chinese zodiac predictions for 2024 might just be the helping hand we need.

In hopes that 2024 will be a favourable year for all of us, let’s remain positive and motivated. So let’s make a toast to a blessed and prosperous new year.

For more CNY reads, check out 10 common Chinese superstitions in Malaysia and less-basic CNY greetings.

Cover image adapted from: The Smart Local Singapore, Resume Genius via Unsplash

Predictions adapted from: Joey Yap and Lilian Too.

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