Andres Santo Domingo Biography

Andres Santo Domingo, also known as Dre to his friends, is the son of Julio Mario Santo Domingo and his second wife Beatrice Davila. He is heavily involved in the indie music scene as he is the co-owner and president of Kemado Records. Kemado Records is a Brooklyn-based independent label that is devoted to helping vinyl maintain a foothold in the modern world: Kemado Records.

Growing up in New York, Andres Santo Domingo attended St. Bernard’s school for Boys, and later went on to get his Bachelors in Art (Comparative Literature) at Brown. Andres married Lauren Santo Domingo (nee Davis) in 2008 in a lavish ceremony in Cartagena, Columbia in which she wore a Nina Ricci gown that took 1,200 hours to make. Andres met Lauren in Paris in 2001.

Andres is a member of the New York community and supports quite a few non-profits through both the Santo Domingo family and personally. He is a supporter of Conservation International, an organization which defends natural resources throughout the world, and has donated money to the family charity: the Fundación Mario Santo Domingo which is dedicated to developing programs for the poorest members of society in Columbia.

Andres serves on several boards and committees with his wife, including the opening of “Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the New York gala to benefit DKMS, and events to benefit the Art Production Fund.

Lauren and Andres Santo Domingo live in a Gramercy area townhouse with their son, Nicolas and young second child.