Rewind·Posted on Jun 18, 2017How Much Money Would You Win On "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire"?Without using any lifelines.by Andrew ZieglerBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink This is John Carpenter, the first American contestant to win $1,000,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. GSN / Via youtube.com In November of 1999, John answered all 15 questions correctly without using a single lifeline. On the final question, he pretended to use a lifeline to call his dad to tell him he'd won the million. GSN / Via youtube.com What follows are all 15 of John's questions. In his shoes, would you have won the million?