19. Too Young to Win?
Callie Rogers is perhaps the youngest big lottery winner. At age 16, she won £1.9million ($2.9 million) in 2003. Her winnings went toward cosmetic surgery, drugs and partying. She says she attempted suicide three times.
Now married and a mother of three, she has only £2,000 ($3,000) left in the bank, but says she is finally happy. She says of the experience, “I was too young to win the lottery — I don’t think 16-year-olds should be eligible.”