Millionaire life - not as easy as it sounds | DW Documentary

1 ਜਨਵਰੀ 2021
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In the United States, nearly 80 billion lottery tickets and scratch cards are sold every year. Overnight the winners find themselves in charge of an astronomical fortune and at the center of the limelight.
David and Erica won 62 million US dollars, becoming the richest people in their county in a matter of seconds. Self-proclaimed "redneck millionaires", they are determined not to let their newfound wealth cut them off from reality. Others take the opposite approach. When 51-year-old nurse, Jack, won the lottery, he immediately quit his job and began spending frivolously. The temptations for lottery winners are endless and the risks elevated. A third of winners end up in ruins. So what makes this industry so attractive, and what do the lives of the winners actually look like? 

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  • If right after you win you create a fancy lifestyle, you’ll spend way more just to keep it. Just the financial independence would shoot my self esteem even higher, no need for a lot of stuff to make me feel rich or special.

    Say CogSay Cog3 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Is it me or is Jack gay?

    MrDavidKen77MrDavidKen774 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Didn't see the point of this video. Didn't really highlight the dark side to winning the lottery other than for a brief 8 minute stint in the middle. No lesson or conclusion, just kind of felt like a flex

    ThatJayBlokeThatJayBloke4 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • @MrDavidKen77 When the title of the video is 'Millionaire Life - not as easy as it sounds' I expect it to have a little more of a struggle..sorry for not liking to be clickbaited I guess

      ThatJayBlokeThatJayBloke4 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • The point is to show people who've won the lottery and still have great lives. Not every showcase of lottery winners has to focus on tragedy and people blowing it. It's kinda pathetic you feel showing happy winners who still have their winnings is flexing.

      MrDavidKen77MrDavidKen774 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Great story enjoy take care of your family love it , also makes sure your remember DTA the people around you when you throw parties DON’T TRUST ANYBODY. Keep it tight with your family and friend not friends.

    Willie FittsWillie Fitts6 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Hi check out adorablesweetie on esty it has cool stripper outfits for the low

    Sabrina WhiteSabrina White6 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • This guy has $5million in still playing the lottery hoping to win again let’s not to mention he’s telling other ppl not to play while he continues to do that

    John PabloJohn Pablo22 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • If I won, the first thing I'd do is hire a housekeeper. I hate cleaning and cooking.

    John DoeJohn Doeਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Couldn't come up with enough to fix the pa in law's teeth?

    Dansk DNADansk DNAਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Lol, the narrator seems to have something against Jack

    eliufiveeliufiveਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
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    James WalkerJames Walkerਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • She was so happy for that 30k and it made me so happy!! 😊🌹

    Ahron WilsonAhron Wilsonਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I’d love to win just a couple of million. I’d love my own home , a Range Rover and a holiday plus I’d like to help my sisters and daughter.

    Vicki MarleneVicki Marleneਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Stay under the radar its not hard. Been wealthy for years. The Ferrari i bought is now 20 years old

    27 PayBack27 PayBackਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I remember one of those billion dollar Powerball drawings. The lottery commission advised “if you win, get a financial advisor”. I would advise one to stay outta my financial business. I was born broke, have made big money, and have been all the way down. Good judgement comes from experience, experience comes from bad judgement. If I win this kinda money it would last me the rest of my life while building generational wealth to pass on.

    George priceGeorge priceਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • $62 million and he bought his kids those shit houses?

    kereszt1kereszt1ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I would have kept my winning a secret

    Ron BlackRon Black2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • Some states mandate you announce it and accept the money publicly.

      MrDavidKen77MrDavidKen774 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • how does jack live like that on $333 a day? Im missing something..

    Ian RubensteinIan Rubenstein2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • I'm sure he had money saved from when he worked. He probably didn't start living like that until way after he won.

      MrDavidKen77MrDavidKen774 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 16:08 - That's not Buffalo - it's Cape Vincent. Buffalo is like 160 miles south west of the spot called out. Never trust an intern.

    Ian RubensteinIan Rubenstein2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Millions of people lose money and one guy wins. Lottery ticket buyers are mostly poor people spending money they need for living expenses with hopes of hitting it big. They never do. The odds of winning are so low that it ends up being just a way to tax stupid people that are really bad at Math.

    John StevensJohn Stevens2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 22:03, I’m not lazy, I just don’t feel like working. 😑🔪

    Carson HohenseeCarson Hohensee2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Winning doesn't change you, but changes everyone around you, Irish saying.

    Paul GrimesPaul Grimes2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • A man without purpose is a FOOL!! quote by James B. Hall

    James B. Hall, MDJames B. Hall, MD2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Never tell adults how to spend their own money simple. Let life do its thing goodnl and bad!

    5BorosThorough !5BorosThorough !2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • First, remain anonymous if you can. Then move.people will hound you to no end if you dont. Give an equal amount to close family members and tell them thats it dont ask for your dreams you can't take it with you. Just save some for your old age.

    papa Johnpapa John2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I like David and Erika, they are reasonable and normal. That money is being spent wisely!

    L JL J2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Jack is gross and sad...

    DivineAppointmentsDivineAppointments2 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • nickyjam

    Joaquin LeandroJoaquin Leandro3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • It would make more sense for the lottery to give people one million dollars each, than to give several millions to one person. Why not spread it around more?

    Moneca SavoieMoneca Savoie3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • If I ever win a Million I just want a nice house with a nice backyard, and just travel around the world with my family.

    Flowly GardensFlowly Gardens3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Everything is cool with the jackmeister

    Jason CrossJason Cross3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I love it when people do not make their lives revolve around money.

    Rebecca BRebecca B3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Those Nebraskans are boring as heck. It's a shame they spent so much time on them. I suspect everything is not as they say, and they're b.s.-ing as much as anybody else.

    CR RCR R3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Money doesn’t mean anything,when you don’t have a right lady,those ladies are just a gold diggers

    Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-BenzMercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I wouldn't want anyone in my house, when I'm not home.

    D MD M3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 16:08 That sure as hell isnt buffalo ny you gotta go about 500 miles west

    gavin pattisongavin pattison3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • That's what I was thinking. I've never even been there.

      John DoeJohn Doeਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Jack seems so creepy. I wouldn’t want to be his friend, even with the money

    Shirley ScottShirley Scott3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • A small house next to the ocean is my dream.

    Shirley ScottShirley Scott3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • You should see when I hit a slot machine. I hit the spin button asap cash out very quickly and gtfo out of there before some dingbat follows my dumb ass home. I am too ghetto to go on TV after winning I would be extremely paranoid.

    Agnes InertiaAgnes Inertia3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Dave and Erica are the truth, man. Great people.

    Simo D'lo MafuxwanaSimo D'lo Mafuxwana3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
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    Claudio RodriguezClaudio Rodriguez3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I would start up a animal rescue centre if I won🙂.

    Daniel KellyDaniel Kelly3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Dave and Erica seem like awesome people. And Dave is awesome for being a volunteer fire fighter and donating to help his community!

    MoviesRapidShows90'sMoviesRapidShows90's3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Correction $1,000 a day, living like its $10,000 a day.

    Richard MitchellRichard Mitchell3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • What am I missing about Jack's lifestyle, he receives $1,000 (minus taxes) a week for life, but is living like he is receiving $10,000 a week?

    Richard MitchellRichard Mitchell4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • These people are doing it right. The only thing I envy..? Is what David said at the pool party which is he has plumbers an other workers at his disposal and although he may never need them I sure can.

    Leonard HillLeonard Hill4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I don't want to win any lottery. I'm lucky to have lived this long with prior medical conditions.

    Brendt OConnellBrendt OConnell4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
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    Ta Manh DungTa Manh Dung4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • With out the proper guidance people find out who they are and who there real friends are.

    Mark ChalledMark Challed4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • The first couple seems ok. I mean, they made sure they set up their kids into a comfortable life. They spent some on what they want (he’s into cars because he used to earn his living from it). They don’t seem to be luxurious, except for buying the mansion and the cars, again. The mansion is actually a good asset, and the restored cars as well (a restored classic has high value)-not to mention the hectares of land they have. And it seems they share it with their community as well. As long as they’re happy and they don’t step on anybody’s toes and still be sensible. I wish them continuing happiness.

    winterkrashwinterkrash4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • They aged more in 5 years than a poor person does in 10. My god, it's almost like it happened to them 20 years ago.

    Dr FunkensteinDr Funkenstein4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Erica gained weight! She need skin care as fuck! Whit the $ she have she have no reason 4 neglige her skin.

    François-Olivier LarocqueFrançois-Olivier Larocque4 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Ofcourse it is easy. You just don't know how to use it WISELY.

    Levi • 12 years ago •Levi • 12 years ago •5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • How lovely to see the family and all the neighbour's being able to just relax and have fun together.... that's how its supposed to be xxx

    Jamie CameronJamie Cameron5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • With all That money, I would love to get me aN EDUCATION FOR FREE

    Jorge HernandezJorge Hernandez5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Amanda is tweaking.....

    TT5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Am a Kenyan Citizen trying to understand this narrative with a positive mind.

    Mercy MueniMercy Mueni5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • @Leah Mwangi Aki Leah hatusaidiki we are all over.

      Mercy MueniMercy Mueni3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • 😅yani kenyans tunakuanga kila mahali,i loved the documentary though.

      Leah MwangiLeah Mwangi3 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I wonder how many of these douche bags started a non profit with their winnings ? 🤦‍♂️🤷‍♂️

    Steve ESteve E5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • In Turkey, the winner of the lottery is always the government, If there are 3 lucky numbers, the two of them somehow are not played by people

    Ömer TezerÖmer Tezer5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • give all that money to me if it vexes thee so much !!

    Fire StormFire Storm5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Good people.

    vevo maxxvevo maxx5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Millionaire life is not that hard.

    Monica JohnsonMonica Johnson5 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • The Nebraska family is awesome. They welcome the community. They are really genuine people. I wonder how much he spent throughout the years buying lottery tickets.

    Elizette NelsonElizette Nelson6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Jack needs to stop partying. Not enough money to sacrifice his liver. He's being used.

    Angela WeathersbeeAngela Weathersbee6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Some states will conceal your identity if you wish. Some states wont. Like in NJ your name has to be made public. The only way around it is to open an LLC and claim it through the company.

    Derek KDerek K6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Most people venture into crypt0 to be a milli0naire, meanwhile, I just want to be debt free

    John PaulJohn Paul6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • I've been procrastinating to start up this bitcoin investment, it will really be best if I start today not tomorrow

      Andrea JuealAndrea Jueal6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • Bitcoin investment drop shipping, which is more profitable? In looking forward to start an online business

      Andy ObiorahAndy Obiorah6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • @Jessica Rodriguez search her on Facebook with her name, ANNA WILSON

      Loyd RileyLoyd Riley6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • @Jessica Rodriguez +1(234) 2 3 15 2 8-6.

      Loyd RileyLoyd Riley6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
    • @Jessica Rodriguez You can reach her on whats_app 👇👇

      Loyd RileyLoyd Riley6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Umm I don't want to sound rude but damn, American's sure know how to indulge themselves with food.

    emil huseynovemil huseynov6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I love this! Friends and family are the bedrock that lives are lived in and memories are made with. So very happy for them! God bless them!

    Faith JFaith J6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Why would anyone want to be on the winners wall!!!

    bjeanbjean6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • First thing I would do is change my name. a modest yet dream house in my best location. like I am in the witness protection program.

    bjeanbjean6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Jack just wants love. So worthy of love but looking for it in all the wrong ways.

    bjeanbjean6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Oh Jack....

    bjeanbjean6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • How much was the clean up fee after that big party? Or did they do that themselves as well?🤔

    bjeanbjean6 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Nebraska couple are older and matured.That's the difference.

    Pat DPat D7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • when I read the title I thought maybe that he won like 5 mil or so but nah a bloody 62 million dollar jackpot

    AnymAnym7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Lol I work in Greta and drive by that shop everyday. Gretna is a suburb of Omaha, it’s not small as this video makes it out to seem. It’s part of the Omaha metro with 1mill+ people. Doesn’t feel like a small town

    Brock MillerBrock Miller7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
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    Holly EldridgeHolly Eldridge7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Don’t need a lottery ticket. Retired once at 40. How? Working smart. Invest correctly. The American dream can happen for anyone. All my successes are truly because of my wife. To have someone you love and trust by your side is everything. Hopefully she can say the same about me. So step 1, invest in your soulmate. My kids now have these same practices. My only hope for them is that they find their soulmate. After that, they know what to do with life and how to own their own work ethics. Good luck people. PS. NEVER BUY A NEW CAR. What a horrible investment. I still won’t.

    Jasen JahnJasen Jahn7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I really like the last couple 👍🏻

    RanziRRanziR7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • That guy is so pathetic... second one who played golf. I mean come on? You not so rich as you think, and already have nothing to do. You just a scrap who was lucky to earn money. 🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣🤣

    Адилет БейшеновАдилет Бейшенов7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Would buy a small cottage/house in aspen and have a few sweet vehicles and toys and play in the mountains.

    David McKelvieDavid McKelvie7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I wouldn't live to glorious. Travel and buy some land to rescue dog shelters. Try to get some food donated to help because without any you'll go broke at one point. Put a few million in CD and ira account plus a savings. Help family and few close friends then live on a budget.

    DomDom7 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Receiving $125k a year while spending $130k a year...

    Karreil2525Karreil25258 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • $1,000 a day split three ways... You're lower middle class after those N.Y. state taxes hit 🥲

    Karreil2525Karreil25258 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I wanna win next 🙏🏾🥲📈

    Karreil2525Karreil25258 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • why are Americans all so fat?

    CharlieCharlie8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 62 million dollars and he chooses to live in one of those god awful McMansion houses.

    Séamus SmithSéamus Smith8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • That view you bought is worth half a billion

    Daniel AllenDaniel Allen8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I wonder if you could truly enjoy your wealth in today’s America. As soon as people find out they try to sue you or the government comes for you inflated property tax.

    John MoeJohn Moe8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Wow Daniel didn't even pay off his family house! Poor parents.

    LeeLee8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • If I win the lotto I'm building my on crack pipe 24k gold

    StreamingtvStreamingtv8 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Some people get killed for winning the lottery

    Outlaw TruckerOutlaw Trucker9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • no one ever said you've gotta keep everything

    Clarence TohClarence Toh9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Winning is Neutral, you decide whether its a blessing or a curse.

    G KG K9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • $10,000 a month is lunch money to a Saudi Prince!

    G KG K9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • ..

    Oof DogOof Dog9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Money Doesn't make you, it reveals you.

    G KG K9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 27:24 When Xzibit shows you the PS1 in your lime-green 1995 ford laser

    Chris ZAChris ZA9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • My family kicked me out. no more money no more job out in the cold how cruel is that they even took my car keys no cash out the door

    Patricia KehayaPatricia Kehaya9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Boy when you have. money all kinds of friends i couldn't have that many friends in lifetime when your broke$OOO nobody

    Patricia KehayaPatricia Kehaya9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I just bought a lottery ticket online because of this video.

    Bryan VillanuevaBryan Villanueva9 ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ