Lottery winners from across the past 25 years made a glamorous line-up in a Vanity Fair inspired photo-shoot today as they celebrated a quarter century of The National Lottery. With winnings worth more than £110 million between them, the lucky individuals gathered together to share tips and reveal how their lives have been transformed by their win.
The photograph, shot by celebrity photographer Sven Arnstein, features some of the biggest winners from the incredible 5,500 millionaires that have now been created by The National Lottery games. The line-up includes Brian Caswell from Bolton and Bev Middleton from Bradford who won £24.9m and £14.5m respectively on EuroMillions. Major Lotto winners include Tom Naylor from Staffordsire who won £15.5 million in 2001 and Sarah Cockings from Whitley Bay who banked £3 million back in 2005. The Winners travelled far and wide to take part in the photo-shoot from the Scottish Highlands and Northern Ireland to Cornwall and Newcastle; with ages spanning from 26 to 84 years old.
The 25th National Lottery Birthday line-up includes:
|1997||Cheryl Brudenell||Stockton on Tees||Lotto||£916,915|
|1998||Viv Moss||Newquay, Cornwall||Lotto||£6,048,499|
|2001||Tom Naylor||Staffordshire||Lotto Extra||£15,528,286|
|2005||Sarah Cockings||Whitley Bay||Lotto||£3,045,705|
|2006||Geraldine Bradley||Llanarthne, SW Wales||Lotto||£3,570,063|
|2008||Tracy Field||Benfleet, Essex||Lotto||£2,561,513|
|2015||Anne Canavan||N Ireland||EuroMillions||£1,054,000|
|2016||Jamie Heavens||Bournemouth||National Lottery Scratchcard||£1,000,000|
|2018||Arron Walshaw||Ossett, W Yorks||Lotto||£1,000,000|
|2019||Natalie Metcalfe||South Glos||EuroMillions||£1,000,000|