The winning numbers for Friday's Mega Millions drawing for an estimated $1.28 billion were 13-36-45-57-67 with a Mega Ball of 14.
Friday's jackpot was the lottery's second-largest prize in its 20-year history, and it came with a cash value option of $742.2 million.
The largest jackpot of any US lottery game was $1.586 billion -- a Powerball prize from January 13, 2016, shared by winners in California, Florida and Tennessee.
Timothy Schultz, who won a $28 million Powerball jackpot in 1999 and now hosts a lottery podcast, told CNN winning can "really turn your life on its head."
He said after he checked his numbers in the newspaper and realized he won, some of the first calls he made were to attorneys and financial advisers.