His cause of death has not yet been revealed, and police have not released any information to the public regarding Thalassitis's unexpected passing.
Some reports have surfaced that the ex-footballer was having a hard time dealing with the death of his grandmother, who passed away a few months ago.
Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan also spoke out, adding: "So much bad stuff been going on in the world recently and then I just heard that Mike Thalassitis from Love Island died at age 26". Dan Wooton, The Sun's Executive Editor wrote: "She was 94 and he had moved in to live with her because she needed a full-time carer".
He also appeared in E4 reality dating series Celebs Go Dating a year ago.
Love Island star Mike Thalassitis during his time at Margate FC
Before appearing on Love Island, the semi-professional soccer player starred on another British reality show, Celebs Go Dating.
Mike Thalassitis and Georgia Harrison arriving at the ITV Gala held at the London Palladium in November 2017. In addition to his on-screen persona, Thatlassitis is also remembered for dating fellow reality star Megan McKenna of "The Only Way Is Essex".
"His name wasn't Muggy Mike". All the articles how dare you not use his real name. I won't forget that.it's so sad.you will be missed. Please stop brandishing that. My heart is with your family.
Mike was a late entry to the Love Island villa in the 2017 series and briefly coupled up with Olivia Attwood to begin with. "My thoughts go out to all of Mikes friends and family".
Several reality TV stars posted tributes to Thalassitis after news of his death was reported. "A good guy, taken far, far to soon", he wrote on Twitter. "I'm in complete shock". I send my love and condolences to all of his friends and family at this very bad time.More news: Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty in hoax assault case