Mike Thalassitis, "Love Island" Alum Dies At 26

News by Joey Jordan Published on 17 Mar,2019

British Reality Star Mike Thalassitis Died At 26

  • Love Island alum Mike Thalassitis died at the age of 26.
  • The British reality star's management company confirmed he died on Friday, 15th March.
  • Several celebrities including fellow Love Island star Jonny Mitchell paid tribute to the late television star on social media.

Former Love Island contestant, Mike Thalassitis has died. The British reality star died on Friday, March 15, multiple sources confirmed. He was 26 years old.

BBC reported Thalassitis' management company confirmed his death. He was found dead in his home, Essex on Friday, however, the cause of his death is yet to be revealed.

CAPTION: British reality star Mike Thalassitis died at 26 SOURCE: E Online

He rose to prominence after appearing on Love Island in 2017 which was won by Amber Davies and Kem Cetinay. Before, he was a semi-professional soccer player in Britain. According to The Guardian, Mike also appeared on the British reality show Celebs Go Dating.

Many celebrities including fellow Love Island 3 alum Jonny Mitchell took to their social media to pay tribute to Mike. Mitchell wrote he had been heartbroken on his Instagram where he described Thalassitis as "full of so much positivity and charisma."

CAPTION: Jonny Mitchell paid tribute to his late friend Mike SOURCE: Instagram

Other celebrities including British television presenter Caroline Flack, reality star Rachel Fenton, and fellow Love Island star Alex Bowen also expressed their sorrow on their social media. Here are their social media posts:

CAPTION: Tweet SOURCE: Twitter

Mike was unmarried and wasn't in a relationship with anyone recently, however, sources reported he was in a relationship with The Only Way Is Essex star, Megan McKenna. They split last year after seven months of a relationship.