The mechanic, who took home a staggering £108m in the 2014 EuroMillions jackpot, said the extravagant life had become ‘pretty boring’ after his win
- South London native Neil Trotter won the £107.9 EuroMillions Jackpot in 2014.
- A mechanic quickly upgraded a Ford Focus into a Jaguar-like luxury car
- But he said that if he didn’t have a job, he would watch TV all day and life would become ‘boring’.
The UK EuroMillions winner, who has won a huge £107.9 million jackpot, has revealed that he found the lavish life of mansions and supercars ‘boring’.
Auto enthusiasts have since upgraded their Ford Focus and bought luxury supercars such as Jaguars and Porsches.
Neil Trotter celebrates winning £107.9m EuroMillions in 2014 but says life has become ‘pretty boring’ now
In March 2014, Neil Trotter, a mechanic from Coulsdon, South London, won a pan-European lottery with a ticket to Lucky Dip worth £10.
Mr. Trotter, along with his partner Nicky Ottaway, was revealed at a press conference in Dorking, Surrey as the man who scooped the jackpot in March 2014.
He also purchased a Grade II listed mansion on a 400-acre property with its own private lake with his newfound wealth.
But now Mr Trotter lives with millions of pounds, which he finds “pretty boring”. Sun report.
He said that not having to work any more was “a strange thing to adjust to” and that it was “pretty boring” that he often ended up at home watching TV all day. .
Camelot, which runs the lottery, also warned against spending the winnings too soon.
Trotter says he’s still living the dream of driving a blazingly fast supercar after his big win
But Trotter added that he’s still living the dream of driving a blazingly fast supercar after his big win.
His big wins put his fortune above his industrial father, Jim Trotter, who owned luxury cars including a Jaguar F-Type.
After his huge winnings and many references to Only Fools and Horses character Del Boy Trotter, Mr. Trotter said he and his father would never become millionaires. He said he couldn’t.
He said: “Me and my father thought we’d heard all the Only Fools and Horses jokes, but it turns out this one is done and done. We were going to be millionaires one day.
That’s because the £113 million EuroMillions Jackpot could be won in yesterday’s draw.
The winning number is 07, 24, 34, 39, 46The winning EuroMillions lucky star numbers are: 01, 06.
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