Celebrity 50 Celebrities Who Were Born During the Year of the Tiger Queen Elizabeth II, Lady Gaga, Leonardo DiCaprio, and more stars were born during the Year of the Tiger. In honor of the Lunar New Year, see what other celebs share the same Chinese zodiac By Kelsie Gibson Kelsie Gibson Twitter Kelsie Gibson is the SEO Editor of PEOPLE Digital. Since joining the brand in 2021, she has contributed to a number of different verticals, writing and editing SEO content ranging from relationship timelines to TV and movie explainers. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Kelsie worked at POPSUGAR as the Celebrity and Entertainment editor, where she wrote and edited content and conducted various interviews for online and video at press junkets, red carpets, and events such as Tribeca Film Festival. She was also formerly at Bustle, Tiger Beat, and Her Campus and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on January 31, 2022 05:36 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 51 Lunar New Year 2022: The Year of the Tiger Getty Feb. 1 marks the first day of the Lunar New Year, which is celebrated by nearly two billion people across the world. It is also the first day of the Year of the Tiger, according to the Chinese Zodiac. There are 12 Zodiac signs and five elements that mark each year's sign, so while each sign arrives every 12 years, their elemental sign will arrive every 60. People born in 2022 will be Water Tigers, and the last Water Tigers were born in 1962. Tigers are considered courageous, assertive, short-tempered and generous. Do those traits apply to the 50 celebrities ahead, born in the Year of the Tiger? 02 of 51 Queen Elizabeth II (Fire Tiger) Queen Elizabeth. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty The queen was born on April 21, 1926, making her a Fire Tiger. 03 of 51 Tony Bennett (Fire Tiger) Tony Bennett. Samir Hussein/WireImage With a Aug. 3, 1926 birthday, the singer is a Fire Tiger. 04 of 51 Stevie Wonder (Water Tiger) Stevie Wonder. Michael Kovac/Getty Images The Grammy-winning singer was born on May 13, 1950, making him a Water Tiger. 05 of 51 Bill Murray (Metal Tiger) Rich Fury/Getty Images The comedian's birthday is on Sept. 21, 1950, making him a Metal Tiger. 06 of 51 Martin Short (Metal Tiger) Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images The Only Murders in the Building star is a Metal Tiger born on March 26, 1950. 07 of 51 Dr. Phil (Metal Tiger) Getty Images Dr. Phil was born on Sept. 1, 1950, making him a Metal Tiger. 08 of 51 Garth Brooks (Water Tiger) Paul Morigi/Getty Images The country singer is also a Water Tiger, with a birthday falling on Feb. 7, 1962. 09 of 51 Tom Cruise (Water Tiger) Lia Toby/BFC/Getty Images The actor was born on July 3, 1962, making him a Water Tiger. 10 of 51 Demi Moore (Water Tiger) Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images Born on Nov. 11, 1962, the actress is a Water Tiger. 11 of 51 Matthew Broderick (Water Tiger) Jenny Anderson/WireImage. With a March 21, 1962 birthday, the actor is a Water Tiger. 12 of 51 Ralph Fiennes (Water Tiger) Arturo Holmes/Getty Images The Harry Potter alum's birthday is on Dec. 22, 1962, making him a Water Tiger. 13 of 51 Michelle Yeoh (Water Tiger) Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty. The Crazy Rich Asians actress was born on Aug. 6, 1962, which means she's a Water Tiger. 14 of 51 Paula Abdul (Water Tiger) Paula Abdul. George Pimentel/Getty The singer is a Water Tiger with a June 19, 1962 birthday. 15 of 51 Tommy Lee (Water Tiger) Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic The Mötley Crüe musician was born on Oct. 3, 1962, making him a Water Tiger. 16 of 51 Steve Carell (Water Tiger) Dia Dipasupil/Getty The actor is a Water Tiger with a Aug. 16, 1962 birthday. 17 of 51 Jon Bon Jovi (Water Tiger) Jon Bon Jovi. Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty The musician is a Water Tiger with a birthday falling on March 2, 1962. 18 of 51 Elizabeth Banks (Wood Tiger) Taylor Hill/FilmMagic The Hunger Games alum was born on Feb. 10, 1974, making her a Wood Tiger. 19 of 51 Leonardo DiCaprio (Wood Tiger) Mike Coppola/Getty Images The Oscar-winning actor is a Wood Tiger with a Nov. 11, 1974 birthday. 20 of 51 Christian Bale (Wood Tiger) Andreas Rentz/Getty Images The actor was born on Jan. 30, 1974, making him a Wood Tiger. 21 of 51 Victoria Beckham (Wood Tiger) David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images The fashion icon is a Wood Tiger born on April 17, 1974. 22 of 51 Joaquin Phoenix (Wood Tiger) Steve Granitz/WireImage The actor was born on Oct. 28, 1974, making him a Wood Tiger. 23 of 51 Jimmy Fallon (Wood Tiger) Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images With a Sept. 19, 1974 birthday, the Tonight Show host is a Wood Tiger. 24 of 51 Penélope Cruz (Wood Tiger) Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty With a April 28, 1974 birthday, the actress is a Wood Tiger. 25 of 51 Derek Jeter (Wood Tiger) Richard Buxo / SplashNews.com The former New York Yankees baseball player is a Wood Tiger, with a birthday on June 26, 1974. 26 of 51 Eva Mendes (Wood Tiger) Eva Mendes. Donato Sardella/Getty The actress was born on March 5, 1974, making her a Wood Tiger. 27 of 51 Hilary Swank (Wood Tiger) Phillip Faraone/WireImage The actress is a Wood Tiger, with a birthday on July 30, 1974. 28 of 51 Mahershala Ali (Wood Tiger) Marion Curtis/StarPix for Universal Pictures/Shutterstock. The actor was born on Feb. 16, 1974, making him a Wood Tiger. 29 of 51 Olivia Colman (Wood Tiger) Alberto Pezzali/Pool/Shutterstock The Crown actress was born on Jan. 30, 1974, making her a Wood Tiger. Fittingly enough, Queen Elizabeth II, who Colman plays on the Netflix show, was also born during the Year of the Tiger. 30 of 51 Amy Adams (Wood Tiger) Christopher Polk/Getty. The actress is a Wood Tiger who was born on Aug. 20, 1974 birthday. 31 of 51 Donald Faison (Wood Tiger) Getty Images The Scrubs alum is a Wood Tiger with a June 22, 1974 birthday. 32 of 51 Sarah Paulson (Wood Tiger) Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic The American Horror Story actress was born on Dec. 17, 1974, making her a Wood Tiger. 33 of 51 Bradley Cooper (Wood Tiger) Bradley Cooper. Vivien Killilea/Getty Images The actor is a Wood Tiger with a birthday on Jan. 5, 1975. 34 of 51 Lady Gaga (Fire Tiger) Lady Gaga. Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images Just like her A Star Is Born costar, Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga is also born during the Year of the Tiger. However, with a March 28, 1986 birthday, she's a Fire Tiger. 35 of 51 Usain Bolt (Fire Tiger) Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images The Olympian is a Fire Tiger with a Aug. 21, 1986 birthday. 36 of 51 Drake (Fire Tiger) Karwai Tang/WireImage The rapper was born on Oct. 24, 1986, making him a Fire Tiger. 37 of 51 Robert Pattinson (Fire Tiger) Emma McIntyre/Getty Images The Twilight alum is a Fire Tiger. He celebrates his birthday on May 13, 1986. 38 of 51 Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (Fire Tiger) Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty The twins are both Fire Tigers with their birthday falling on June 13, 1986. 39 of 51 Megan Fox (Fire Tiger) Emma McIntyre/Getty Images The actress was born on May 16, 1986, making her a Fire Tiger. 40 of 51 Richard Madden (Fire Tiger) Richard Madden. The actor, who was born on June 18, 1986, is one of several Game of Thrones alums who is a Fire Tiger. 41 of 51 Emilia Clarke (Fire Tiger) Emilia Clarke. Karwai Tang/WireImage Fittingly, the Mother of Dragons is a Fire Tiger! The Game of Thrones actress was born on Oct. 23, 1986. 42 of 51 Kit Harington (Fire Tiger) Emma McIntyre/WireImage Fire Tigers must run in the Game of Thrones family. The actor best known for playing Jon Snow was also born during the Year of the Tiger with a birthday on Dec. 26, 1986. 43 of 51 Leighton Meester (Fire Tiger) Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock The Gossip Girl alum was born on April 9, 1986, making her a Fire Tiger. 44 of 51 Penn Badgley (Fire Tiger) Actor Penn Badgely turned 35 on Monday, Nov. 1. Jenny Anderson/Getty Just like his former Gossip Girl costar, Leighton Meester, the You actor is also a Fire Tiger with a birthday on Nov. 1, 1986. 45 of 51 Jon Batiste (Fire Tiger) Noam Galai/Getty Images The Grammy-nominated musician was born on Nov. 11, 1986, making him a Fire Tiger. 46 of 51 Shaun White (Fire Tiger) Shaun White. Theo Wargo/Getty White may be a pro snowboarder, but he is a Fire Tiger. The Olympian was born on Sept. 3, 1986. 47 of 51 Cynthia Erivo (Fire Tiger) Getty The actress, who is set to star in the movie adaptation of Wicked, is a Fire Tiger born on Jan. 8, 1987. Pretty fitting seeing as she's getting ready to play the Wicked Witch of the West. 48 of 51 Elle Fanning (Earth Tiger) Andreas Rentz/Getty Tigers must run in the royal family, or at least actresses who play royals. The actress, who portrays Catherine the Great on The Great, is an Earth Tiger born on April 9, 1998. 49 of 51 Paris Jackson (Earth Tiger) David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty The actress and model is also an Earth Tiger with a birthday on April 3, 1998. 50 of 51 Amanda Gorman (Earth Tiger) Amy Sussman/WireImage The poet was born on March 7, 1998, making her an Earth Tiger. 51 of 51 Shawn Mendes (Earth Tiger) Shawn Mendes. MICHAEL TRAN/AFP via Getty The singer is an Earth Tiger with a birthday on Aug. 8, 1998.