€130m UK EuroMillions winner takes place on rich list

The British winner of a record-breaking £113m (€130m) EuroMillions jackpot will be richer than veteran pop stars like Rod Stewart and David Bowie.

The British winner of a record-breaking £113m (€130m) EuroMillions jackpot will be richer than veteran pop stars like Rod Stewart and David Bowie.

A UK ticket-holder scooped the top prize in last night’s draw, making it the country’s largest ever lottery win.

But the winner – who could be an individual or a syndicate – has not yet made contact after matching the winning numbers 9, 30, 35, 39, 46, with lucky stars 6 and 8.

The overnight millionaire joins the ranks of the rich and famous, with pots of cash to lavish on luxury homes, yachts, cars or other extravagances.

The ticket-holder will immediately become the 589th wealthiest person in Britain, according to the Sunday Times Rich List 2010.

With a tax-free prize of £113m (€130m), their wealth will eclipse the likes of pop stars Barry and Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, who are said to be worth £110m (€126m), Phil Collins, who has a fortune of £108m (€124m), Rod Stewart (£105m/€120m) and David Bowie, who has an estimated £100m (€115m) to his name.

Nigel Page and Justine Laycock, from Barnsley, Gloucestershire, previously broke the UK record in February after winning £56m (€64m) on EuroMillions.

After the win, Mr Page, 43, and 41-year-old Miss Laycock, moved in to a £4m (€4.6m) environmentally-friendly mansion – leaving their old £400,000 home to their cleaner Denise Kelso.

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