was voted the most bankable star
in a survey of industry professionals by Forbes.com
The financial magazine's Web site gives the actor a score of 10 out of 10 for his bankability in its first "star currency" list, compiled by surveying more than 150 industry professionals.
Following Smith on the list: Angelina Jolie
, Brad Pitt
, Johnny Depp
and Leonardo DiCaprio
, who all tied for second with a score of 9.89. Tom Hanks
, George Clooney
, Denzel Washington
, Matt Damon
and Jack Nicholson
rounded out the top 10.
Smith's superior box-office clout has been long established. He's known for "owning" the July Fourth weekend box office
with films such as "Independence Day
" and "Men in Black
," and has had few flops.
The 40-year-old actor recently topped the annual poll by Quigley Publishing Co., which has surveyed movie exhibitors since 1932 on which stars generate the most box-office revenue.