Jennifer Lawrence
Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence, born on 15 August 1990, has won over legions of fans with her wit, charm and glamour.Reuters

This week millions of people across the globe will celebrate the Chinese New Year and the start of year 4712.

The festivities, parties and events will take us out of the Year of the Snake into the Year of the Horse.

According to the Chinese Zodiac, with the Year of the Horse comes an abundance of prosperity and wealth over the next 12 months.

And for those lucky enough to be born in the year of the horses, independent, down-to-earth, clever, kind, animated and energetic are just a few of the characteristics they are expected to possess.

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence seems to have already embraced her inner horse.

She has won over legions of fans with her wit, charm and glamour and her boundless energy is evident in her recent photobombing escapades.

But what about the other celebs born in the year of the horse? Here IBTimes UK takes you through the world's most famous equine A-listers - from child magicians to boxing madmen, and everything in between.

Kobe Bryant LA Lakers
NBA star Kobe Bryant, born August 23, 1978, is a proud Horse. Talking too much is characteristic of the horse zodiac.Reuters
Emma Watson
Actress Emma Watson was born 15 April 1990. She previously admitted to owning just eight pairs of shoes so that's definitely proof that she is down-to-earth and very appealing to others, like many horse people.Reuters
Halle Berry
At 47 Halle Berry is a successful actress and certified yummy mummy. She was born on 14 August 1966.Reuters
Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson, born 30 June 1966, may have his Chinese zodiac to blame for his hot-tempered and unpredictable nature.Reuters
Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey, born 29 January, 1954, is the chat show queen, a respected philanthropist, self-made billionaire- and she is is born in the year of the horse.
Kristen Stewart
Twilight star Kristen Stewart, April 9, 1990, has definitely bounced back from her affair with a married man. That could have something to do with the physical and emotional strength the horse zodiac talks about.Reuters
Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918- October 14, 1990) will go down in history as one of the first US composers to receive worldwide acclaim.
Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore's ex-husband and the highest-paid actor on US Television, was born 7 February
John Legend
Is John Legend's success in music linked to his Chinese zodiac? The R'n'B star was born 28 December 1978.Instagram