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Chester James Carville Jr. was born on the 25th October 1944, in Carville, Louisiana USA, and is recognized for being not only a political commentator and consultant, but also a lawyer, who also worked for the presidential campaign of future US President Bill Clinton. He is also known as a host of several television and radio shows. Besides that, James is a film director, actor, and a well-known author of several books. His career has been active since the 1970s.

Have you ever wondered how rich James Carville is, as of late 2016? It is estimated according to authoritative sources that the total size of James’ net worth is over $5 million, which has been accumulated not only through his successful career in the politics, but also through his involvement in the entertainment industry.

James Carville Net Worth $5 Million

James Carville was raised with seven siblings by his mother, Lucille Carville, who worked as a school teacher, and his father, Chester James Carville, who was the owner of a general store, and a postmaster. His hometown was named after his grandfather, Louis Arthur Carville, who was also a postmaster. James went to Ascension Catholic High School in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, after which he earned undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees from Louisiana State University (LSU), where he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. Later, he served in the US Marine Corps, reaching the rank of Corporal, and when he returned home, James worked as a school teacher in high school, as well as a litigator at the law company Baton Rouge from 1973 to 1979.

His early work in politics included leading gubernatorial campaigns for Robert Casey of Pennsylvania, Zell Miller for Georgia, and Bererton Jones for Kentucky. After that he managed to overthrow Dick Thornburgh from senator position in favor of Harris Wofford, who had a 40 point deficit before the elections; thanks to that success, he was selected to represent Bill Clinton in the 1992 presidential campaign. James continued with success, as Clinton was elected as the 42nd President of the USA, defeating George W. Bush. After that, he switched to foreign leaders, representing such notable politicians as Tony Blair, Ehud Barak, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, Asraf Ghani, Juan Manuel Santos, among many others. His net worth was rising.

He returned to the USA presidential campaign in 2008, representing Hillary Clinton, however, she lost to Barack Obama, who later became the 44th President of the USA.

Apart from his work in politics, James has also appeared in several TV and radio shows, and films as well. In 2006 he hosted the sports show called 60/20 Sports on XM Satellite Radio, alongside Luke Russert. James served as executive producer of the film “All the King`s Men” (2006), with Sean Penn and Anthony Hopkins, also he featured in the film “The People vs. Larry Flynt” (1996), the TV series “K Street” (2003), and films “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford” (2007), “Swing Vote” (2008), “The Adjustment Bureau” (2011), “G. I. Joe: Retaliation” (2013), and most recently “Delta Justice: The Islenos Trappers War” (2015), all of which certainly increased his net worth.

James is also recognized as an author, releasing more than 10 books, including “All’s Fair: Love, War and Running for President” (1995), “Sticking: The Case for Loyalty” (2000), “It’s the Middle Class, Stupid!” (2012), and “We’re Still Right, They’re Still Wrong: The Democrats’ Case for 2016” (2016), among others, all of which added a substantial amount to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, James Carville has been married to politician Mary Matalin since October 1993; the couple has two daughters together. Their current residence is in New Orleans.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 25, 1944
Birth place: Carville, Louisiana, U.S.
Height:1.87 m
Profession:Commentator
Education:Louisiana State University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Mary Matalin
Children:Emerson Normand Carville, Matalin Mary Carville
Parents:Chester James Carville, Lucille Carville
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Was the basis for Billy Bob Thornton's character in Primary Colors (1998).
2CNN political contributor.
3Best friends with Paul Begala since 1983.
4Makes a cameo as himself in the 2003 film Old School (2003).
5Author of several books, including "We're Right, They're Wrong", "And the Horse He Rode In On" (about Ken Starr), "Stickin'...the Case for Loyalty", "Buck Up, Suck Up...and Come Back When You Foul Up". He also co-wrote "All's Fair in Love, War and Running for President" with wife Mary Matalin.
6Has two young daughters: Matty Carville and Emma Carville.
7James and Mary married on Thanksgiving Day, 1993.
82002: Shares left-wing host duties with Paul Begala on Crossfire (1982). Wife Mary was the right-wing host through 2000.
9Hometown of Carville, Louisiana, was named after a relative, who was the postmaster of the town.
10Met wife Mary Matalin while during the 1992 US Presidential campaign while she was on President George Bush's team.
11Political consultant to Bill Clinton in the 1992 election.


Quotes

#Quote
1When asked his thoughts on heightened airport security measures: What I want is, let me pay for something, give me a safe flyer card, and then y'know, go measure my penis and let me get on the airplane. (From Tony Kornheiser radio show interview)
2"If you drag a hundred dollar bill through a trailer park, you never know what you'll find." (responding to Paula Jones' claims that Bill Clinton sexually harassed her in a hotel room)


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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Delta Justice: The Islenos Trappers War2015Interview Subject
G.I. Joe: Retaliation2013James Carville
The Muppets2011James Carville
The Adjustment Bureau2011James Carville
Swing Vote2008James Carville
30 Rock2007TV SeriesJames Carville
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford2007Governor Crittenden
Man of the Year2006Political Commentator #1
Wedding Crashers2005James Carville (uncredited)
K Street2003TV SeriesJames Carville
King of the Hill1997TV SeriesJudge
The People vs. Larry Flynt1996Simon Leis
Canadian Bacon1995Pentagon Agent for Canadian Intelligence (uncredited)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
All the King's Men2006executive producer
K Street2003TV Series consulting producer - 10 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Our Brand Is Crisis2005Documentary thanks
Triumph at Carville a Tale of Leprosy in America2005Documentary special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
King Cake: A Big Easy Story2017Documentary post-productionHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2009-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Panelist
Almost President: The Agony of Defeat2016TV Movie documentaryHimself - Democratic Strategist
Today2006-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Author
Chelsea2016TV SeriesHimself
The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth2016TV Series documentary
The Daily Show2004-2016TV SeriesHimself
Race for the White House2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
CBS This Morning2016TV SeriesHimself
Huckabee2014TV SeriesHimself - Democratic Strategist
The Stars Are Aligned2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Media Buzz2014TV SeriesHimself - Democratic Strategist
The O'Reilly Factor2004-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Contributor / Himself (segment "Impact Segment") / ...
Overheard2014TV SeriesHimself - interviewee
The Kelly File2014TV SeriesHimself - Democratic Strategist
Imus in the Morning2014TV SeriesHimself - Democratic Strategist
Good Morning America2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Political Contributor / Himself - Guest
The View2014TV SeriesHimself
Arise Bill Clinton Interview Special2013TV MovieHimself - Host
This Week2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Powerhouse Roundtable Panelist / Himself - Roundtable Panalist / Himself - Roundtable Panelist
Now with Alex Wagner2013TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Show2013TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes Sports2013TV Series documentaryHimself - Chairman of Super Bowl Host Committee (segment "The Making of Super Bowl XLVII")
Charlie Rose1994-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mike & Mike2010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Political Consultant
Jim Rome on Showtime2012TV SeriesHimself
Erin Burnett OutFront2012TV SeriesHimself
A Night at the Movies: Hollywood Goes to Washington2012TV Movie documentaryHimself - Interviewee
The Colbert Report2006-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Hannity2012TV SeriesHimself
The Experiment2011/IIIDocumentaryHimself
If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
'Hick' Town2009DocumentaryHimself
Larry King Live2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
HouseQuake2009DocumentaryHimself
The Situation Room2008TV SeriesHimself
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer2008TV SeriesHimself
D.L. Hughley Breaks the News2008TV SeriesHimself
The Return of the War Room2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-2008TV SeriesHimself
DR2 tema: Året der kommer2008TV SpecialHimself
18 in '082007Documentary shortDemocratic Strategist James Carville
George Clooney: An American Cinematheque Tribute2006TV MovieHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Shootout2006TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself
Dear Mister President2006Documentary shortHimself
Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater2006DocumentaryHimself
The Shame of a City2006DocumentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1994-2006TV SeriesHimself / Herself
Meet the Press2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
The Southern Sports Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
Pardon the Interruption2005TV SeriesHimself
Our Brand Is Crisis2005DocumentaryHimself - GCS Strategist
One Nice Thing2005Documentary shortHimself
Triumph at Carville a Tale of Leprosy in America2005DocumentaryHimself
Road to the Presidency2004Video documentary
The Hunting of the President2004DocumentaryHimself - Democratic Political Strategist
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Old School2003Himself
ESPN SportsCentury2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Family Guy2000TV SeriesHimself
Inside TV Land: The Andy Griffith Show2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
The American President2000TV Series documentaryAndrew Jackson
Spin City1999TV SeriesHimself
The Awful Truth1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Former Clinton Campaign Director
Late Show with David Letterman1994-1999TV SeriesHimself
Mad About You1998TV SeriesHimself
Arli$$1997TV SeriesHimself
Boston Common1996TV SeriesHimself
Biography1995TV Series documentaryHimself
The War Room1993DocumentaryHimself
Crossfire1982TV SeriesHimself - Host

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Media Buzz2015TV SeriesHimself - Democratic Strategist
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself

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