Sonal Bhuchar was born in Mumbai, India in 1960. She came to the US and Houston for the first time in 1984 with her husband who was perusing his medical career in pediatrics and family medicine. She also worked in healthcare as a physical therapist. After initially settling in Houston, she moved with her husband to Long Island, NY and then to Lubbock, TX. She currently lives in the Fort Bend area near Houston, TX. The couple has three children and a joint office that combines her physical therapy practice with his family medicine practice.