National Lottery: Here’s Birmingham’s biggest winners as it’s revealed city has luckiest postcode

£184m was won on the EuroMillions by a lucky UK ticket holder recently - we look at the success that Birmingham residents have had

Last week in the UK a single ticket holder claimed a whopping £184,262,899.10.

Just 6,300 people have experienced what it feels like to become a millionaire by winning on the National Lottery.

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The win last Tuesday was the UK’s biggest ever National Lottery win with a single ticket.

Camelot’s senior winner’s advisor at The National Lottery, Andy Carter, said: “This is absolutely incredible news.

“History was made with the biggest ever National Lottery prize won by a single UK ticket-holder, and we’re ecstatic that we’ve now received a claim.”

The National Lottery has revealed that the luckiest postcode is in Birmingham with 168 Brummies becoming millionaires.

The biggest win in Birmingham was an impressive £15.5 million that was won back in 2001, but many Brummies have successfully won since.

These are just some of the winners from Liverpool over the years.

Birmingham’s biggest lottery winners:

Tom and Rita

Tom Naylor, 65 and his wife Rita, 63 were made multi-millionaires after winning £15.5 million 21 years ago.

Tom used his winnings to purchase six supercars, as well as building them their own garages and hiring a cleaner for them.

The retired lorry driver achieved his lifelong dream and now owns his set of supercars that are valued at over £1 million.

Tom’s collection includes a Mustang V8, Jaguar XJR and the Aston Martin DB9 - Bond Edition.

The couple also used their money to move out to a luxury home in south Staffordshire.

Jodie Scullion

22-year-old Jodie Scullion won £1 million in 2019 on a National Lottery game after playing out of boredom.

Scullion was on holiday when boredom struck and she decided to spend £5 playing the £1 million Run For Your Money game on her phone.

The 22-year-old from Northfield was with her dad who checked the results three times before confirming the win.

Scullion was looking to use her money to move out of her parents house, as well as planning her next holiday.

EuroMillions lottery balls

Marie and Paul Kibler

Marie and her husband Paul won themselves £2.1 million on the National Lottery back in 2012.

They used the money to pay off their £50,000 mortgage, as well as buying a Mercedes each.

Despite their winnings Marie, 75,  has admitted to still shopping in her much loved Poundland, and continues to visit to buy toiletries and cleaning products.

Her husband Paul, 62, continued to work on his gardening business for four years after the win but eventually decided to retire.

The couple spend their time volunteering and used some of their winnings to purchase a defibrillator for their grandson’s school.

Paul Cole

Cadbury worker Paul Cole, 59, had no plans to leave his job when he won £1 million on the Euromillions in 2014.

Paul was at work when he received the news but first thought it was a practical joke and decided to continue on with his shift.

Paul, who still lived with his parents at the time decided to take his dad out on a little spending spree and purchase him a new car.

At the time he had no immediate plans to retire but hoped that he could retire early at 55.

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