RUSH HOUR star Jackie Chan has decided to quit California for good to make China his home base.

The Hong Kong native, 50, is selling his five-bedroom Beverly Hills mansion for $6.7 million (GBP3.5 million), after realising he only spends four to six weeks a year in the city, while his wife JOANNE and their 22-year-old son JAYCEE rarely visit.

The action star and director has owned the home, which also boasts a gym, pool and spa, since 1988.

Chan has a home in Hong Kong and owns 150 acres in Shanghai, China, and some land in Beijing. He currently manufactures motorcycles and cars and owns high-rise buildings, restaurants and a growing number of stores in China.

21/02/2005 21:27