Chester County couple are 2022’s first millionaires

Powerball made a Chester County couple the first millionaires of 2022 moments after the ball drop. (6abc)

Powerball made a Chester County couple the first millionaires of 2022 moments after the ball drop. (6abc)

This story originally appeared on 6abc.

A couple from Chester County is ringing in the new year a lot richer.

Brian Mineweaser was one of five people in the running to become Powerball’s first millionaire of 2022.

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Moments after the ball drop, Mineweaster was declared the winner during Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve special.

Brian and his wife Dorothy are from Honey Brook.

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Both were left speechless after they realized they won the jackpot.

Brian said he would use the money to put his four kids through college.

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