Besides her popularity, name and fame, Tabuchi has been keeping her personal profile low and secret. Till date there is no any information about her love affairs, boyfriend and married life in the media. It is believed that her nationality is Japanese and American but she is of Japanese ethnicity.
Tabuchi received her formal education from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She joined them in 1997 and she earned a degree from there in 2000. In 2005, she joined The Associated Press and she worked there as a reporter. She worked there for the next three years and then she was hired by The Wall Street Journal in January 2008. There she worked as a Tokyo Correspondent and she covered the stories in an eclectic beat ranging from politics and labor issues to fashion and consumer culture. She worked there till January 2009. From February 2009, she began working at The New York Times. She was first hired as a Tokyo Business Correspondent and she served them in this position for about five years. She has been serving at The New York Times as a Business Reporter since April 2014. Her age and net worth is unknown.