Here is our exclusive list of famous people born in the year of the Tiger. This refers to Chinese Horoscope signs, based on Chinese New Year. This is by no means an exhaustive list, just the highlights reel of the most famous people born in the Year of the Tiger.
Politicians and Leaders
Proving that Tigers aren’t afraid of a ruckus, some of the world’s greatest wartime strategists and leaders were born in the Year of the Tiger, including Dwight D Eisenhower, Ho Chi Minh and…well, Charles De Gaulle. Other less bloodthirsty cats include Queen Elizabeth II, Karl Marx and Marco Polo.
Actors and Actresses
The list of actors and actresses born in the Year of the Tiger is a positive roll call of Hollywood’s most famous, including Bill Murray, Alec Guinness and Marilyn Monroe. Action stars Tom Cruise and Wesley Snipes are also Tigers, as is Leonardo Di Caprio. Kittens fresh on the savannah include Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf and Lindsay Lohan.
Musicians, Artists and Writers
Clever kittys at the top of the list include Emily Dickinson, Dylan Thomas, Beatrix Potter and Ludwig van Beethoven; more, if slightly less eminent Tiger’s who went on to become King’s of the Jungle include Agatha Christie, MC Hammer, and Lady Gaga.
Honourable mentions go to Hugh Heffner for, well, we won’t make any cat jokes there, and Jay Leno, who has certainly proved himself to be a real man eater in recent months.