PUBLISHED: 21:03, Tue, Oct 20, 2020 | UPDATED: 21:05, Tue, Oct 20, 2020
John Travolta's nephew Sam Travolta died last month aged 52. The news has come to light after a school friend spoke out about his death in a recent interview.
According to an online obituary seen by The Sun, he died at his home in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin on September 23.
His school friend Nick Mavrostomos told the publication: “He will be greatly missed, but he will always be with us.
“I found out through high school friends, they reached out to me to let me know.
“We had a great time when we used to hang together in high school.
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John Travolta's nephew Sam Travolta has died four months after his wife (Image: GETTY)
John Travolta's nephew Sam Travolta died at his home last month aged 52 (Image: GETTY)
“Sam was definitely proud of being related to John Travolta. He was happy go lucky and a good friend, good-spirited.”
Sam was the son of John’s oldest brother Sam Travolta Sr.
The actor had previously praised his uncle John for supporting him through financial struggles.
In 2015, he told the National Enquirer: “I’m a struggling screenwriter living in a tiny one-bedroom apartment, so John’s money