Andres Santo Domingo- socialite, philanthropist and music executive

Andres Santo Domingo is a New York City socialite, philanthropist and music executive. In 2002, Andres Santo Domingo and Tom Clapp co-founded Kemado Records. The label focuses on digital and limited-edition vinyl records. Kemado Records is linked to its sister labels Mexican Summer and Software records.

According to a feature on, it turns out that Andres and his wife Lauren Santo Domingo have strict rules when it comes to music. They run an all-vinyl household. There is no CD player and no iPod dock in their home.  Andres is an avid record collector, and his collection of over hundreds of records is featured on

His wife Lauren Santo Domingo is a contributing editor to Vogue magazine and co-founder of online retailer Moda Operandi. The couple met on a trip to Paris in 2001. After many years of dating, they married in 2008 in Cartagena, Colombia in what was described as the “society wedding of the century.”

Andres Santo Domingo is part of the prominent Santo Domingo family of Colombia.

His father Julio Mario Santo Domingo was noted in Forbes magazine as one of the richest men in the world.  The Santo Domingo family is known for their philanthropy and run their own non-profit organization Fundación Mario Santo Domingo. The organization helps develop programs for the poor, mostly in the coastal cities of Colombia. Andres’ brother Alejandro serves on the board of the directors.

Andres Santo Domingo and Lauren support numerous organizations including Turnaround For Children, Save Venice, the Art Production Fund, Conservation International and Central Park Conservancy. Mr. Santo Domingo was featured in the NY Times for his charitable contributions.


Andres and Lauren live in New York City with their two children.

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