James Carville net worth: James Carville has an estimated net worth of $5 million. James Carville gained his net worth by becoming a political consultant and commentator, actor and an attorney. Carville gained prominence for his master plan behind the highly successful presidential campaign for Bill Clinton (who was the governor of Arkansas at the time.) Since then he has become a respected television personality: he co-hosted CNN's Crossfire and has made several appearance The Situation Room (CNN). In addition to this, he hosts 60/20 Sports, a weekly show on XM Radio. Before he met his stardom, Carville was a litigator for a large law firm in the 1970s. He then went on to serve the United States Marine, taking the corporal position, and later worked as a high school teacher. Carville also dabbled a little in the film industry, as he was an executive producer for the 2006 film, All the King's Men, starring Anthony Hopkins and Sean Penn. Although the critics predicted that the film would win an Oscar, it was a box office flop. Carville co-wrote best-selling novels (with wife and Republican political consultant, Mary Matalin and writer Peter Knobler) which include All's Fair: Love, War and Running for President and We're Right, You're Wrong: A Handbook for Spirited Progressives.