Michael Davidsson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and came to the United States in 1985. Davidsson was sponsored by the Fulbright Institute for his studies in the United States in 1985. In 1988 Davidsson received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. In 1991 he received his Master’s Degree in Economics and Business from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Davidsson met his wife Billie Turner in 2002 in Tulsa and married her in 2007, Billie grew up in Commerce, Oklahoma. Davidsson’s daughter Elin lives in Iceland with her husband Anil Thapa and their two children, Helgi Alex, and Elisa Karen. Davidsson’s stepdaughter, Lori, lives in Blue Springs, Missouri with her husband Michael, and their son Brandon Delano. Davidsson’s son, Hafthor Brynjar Erlingsson, lives in Las Vegas, Nevada and is working on his Phd in Political Science at UNLV.
Davidsson worked for Liberty bank in Oklahoma City in the late 1980’s and then worked for the Metropolitan Tulsa Chamber of Commerce for almost 12 years. In 2002 Davidsson returned to school to earn his PhD in Economics. Davidsson has taught for Oklahoma State University, Oral Roberts University and University of Tulsa.
In his free time Davidsson enjoys playing racquet ball, soccer and traveling with Billie.