Viral Powerball meme claiming poverty can be solved by splitting jackpot is very wrong

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The internet is alive with a viral post that says the Powerball jackpot is enough to make every American rich.

The post from Instagram meme creator Esteyban claims if the pot was split among all Americans, we'd each get more than $4 million.

PHOTO CREDIT: ESTEYBAN ON INSTAGRAM

PHOTO CREDIT: ESTEYBAN ON INSTAGRAM

Well, think again.

The current jackpot split 300 million ways is actually  $4.33 per person.

By the way, the poster is outdated. The jackpot is $1. 4 billion now.