The 5 Luckiest Chinese Zodiac Signs

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Last updated on Feb 03, 2023

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The Chinese zodiac started as a popular way to simply categorize and determine someone’s birth year according to the lunar calendar.

But the 12 Chinese zodiac signs quickly evolved to determine a lot about a person: not only their personality traits but also their destiny — and some Chinese zodiac signs are luckier than others.

According to Chinese astrology, on certain years and dates, some zodiac signs are more auspicious than others. However, some Chinese zodiac signs are objectively lucky, according to Chinese astrology.


Luckiest Chinese zodiac signs

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1. The Rat

People born in the Year of the Rat are known to be quick-witted, intelligent, and resourceful.

While you might argue that your luck comes from your natural scrappiness, you often seem blessed in areas that require studies, like your academics and your career.


If you are born on the 4th, 13th, and 30th of any month, the Rat must really love you, because you are bestowed with an exceptional amount of luck.

2. The Dragon

Respected and revered like a god, the dragon is not just associated with good luck, they are known to be the bringers of good luck.

Dragons in Chinese myth have the power to bring rainfall to struggling villages: so if you are born in the Year of the dragon, your good luck influences a lot of people.

Your good luck ensures you have a lot of power in your life: people will naturally look up to you.

People born on the 1st and the 16th in the Year of the Dragon are rewarded with power and autonomy in their careers and their social lives.


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3. The Horse

The Horse is easily spooked; a fast runner like the rabbit, but not as arrogant, Horses lack a lot of courage.

But what they lack in bravery, they make up in freedom.

Luck comes to you with especially risky decisions, because despite your hesitations, the speed in which you pursue your dreams forces chance encounters with fortune.

Make sure to push yourself out of your comfort zone more, you will find many great things past what is familiar.

People born on the 5th and the 20th of any month in the Year of the Horse will live very long. You will find great fortune with your family and in your art: whatever you choose to create.


4. The Monkey

The Monkey is very cheeky, likes to have fun, and is a notorious prankster.

Because you laugh a lot, luck comes to you through the happiness you bring others, and the happiness you find for yourself.

Fortune will bestow you with a long and joyful life.

People born on the 4th and the 14th of any month in the Year of the Monkey will live a wealthy life because of help from parents and friends.

The 14th in the Year of the Monkey is an especially fortunate star: people born on this date and in this year will be very capable leaders, and will accomplish a lot, accompanied by power and fame.

5. The Pig

Often mocked for appearing unintelligent, the Pig is actually one of the more fortunate animals on the zodiac list.


People born in the Year of the Pig have loud and colorful personalities and bless everyone around with their natural good fortune.

Good luck seems to find them often because they do not live life with any restraints: people born in the Year of the Pig love entertainment, food, and treating themselves.

Their enthusiasm naturally draws them to good fortune.


People born on the 17th and 24th in the Year of the Pig surpass ordinary people both in intelligence and courage; they will enjoy a lot of fame because of their noble character and high prestige.

They are highly respected by people from all walks of life.

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Jessica Xing is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture, relationships and media.