Mechanic who won $136m lottery prize now owns fleet of supercars and own race team

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  • Neil Trotter from the UK won a $136 million lottery in 2014
  • A decade after his winning, he now has his own racing team and a fleet of supercars
  • He also has a 500-acre estate with a lake


Published on Mar 18, 2024 at 3:54PM (UTC+4)

Last updated on Mar 19, 2024 at 1:13PM (UTC+4)

Edited by Kate Bain

An enthusiast car mechanic who grabbed a $136 million lottery jackpot 10 years ago shared that he now owns a supercar, a race team, and a 500-acre estate.

A decade ago, a mechanic named Neil Trotter from Surrey, United Kingdom, won the EuroMillions jackpot.

He bought $13 (£10) worth of lottery tickets back then and now flaunts his wealth.

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The first thing he did after winning the lottery was get rid of his old Ford Focus.

Next, he bought a 2014 McLaren 650S Spider with a custom number plate that cost $127,000.

Also included in his fleet of supercars are a Jaguar and a Porsche.

After cashing in the enormous lottery amount, he bought a 500-acre estate – which has its own lake.

Trotter had a strong conviction that he would win the EuroMillions jackpot before the winning numbers were announced.

“I always said I’d be a millionaire one day – and I somehow knew I’d win on the Lottery,” he said.

Likewise, his “prediction” reached the headlines in 2014 when he actually won.

Always being a racing enthusiast, the multi-millionaire now has his own race team called “Chameleon Motorsport.”

“Winning allowed me to go back to my first love – racing. And I‘ve the house with a lake,” Neil said in 2019.

Before winning the jackpot, he participated in Hot Rod racing, Stock Hatch racing, and the BMW Compact Cup in 2013, where he came in sixth place.

However, he had to let go of his passion for racing due to work commitments and the financial burden that owning a racing car puts on a person.

In the following years, after winning the massive jackpot amount, Trotter spent an enormous amount of time renovating his estate to his liking with his partner.

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