The winner of last year’s Greek reality television show “Power of Love” Panos Zarlas, who was turning 28 years old today, tragically lost his life in a horrific motorcycle accident on his birthday.

Reports claim it was about 2 am in the morning on Friday the 31st of May when the motorbike Panos Zarlas was riding, overturned at Syngrou Avenue in Athens.

The motorbike ended up smashing into a fence railing, causing instant death, as reports reveal Zarlas was not wearing a helmet.

The popular young reality television star, who shot to fame last year after winning the high-rating series was to celebrate his 28th birthday today.

“Power of Love” is a reality show that serves as a social experiment where contestants compete individually, with a goal of finding love. Panos won the show last year along with Stella Mizeraki, a fellow contestant who he started a relationship with, however they split shortly after.

The pair went on to host their own television program on SKAI, making the former couple very popular nationwide.