Julio Mario Santo Domingo

About Julio Mario Santo Domingo

Birth Day: October 16, 1923
Birth Place: Colombia
President: Julio César Turbay Ayala
Preceded by: Office created
Succeeded by: Alfonso Gómez Gómez
Spouse(s): Edyala Braga Brandão do Monte (-) Beatrice Dávila Rocha (1975–2011)
Children: Julio Mario Santo Domingo Braga Alejandro Santo Domingo Dávila Andrés Santo Domingo Dávila
Relatives: Tatiana Santo Domingo Rechulski (granddaughter)
Alma mater: University of Virginia (, )
Net worth: US$8.4 billion (2011)

Julio Mario Santo Domingo

Julio Mario Santo Domingo was born on October 16, 1923 in Colombia. In 2005 jet-setting beer magnate swapped control of his Bavaria brewery for 15% of SABMiller, now worth $8 billion. Other holdings include stakes in Colombia's biggest TV broadcaster Caracol, packaging maker Biofilm and forestry outfit Refocosta. Born into a rich family with interests in breweries, took over management of its holdings in 1972 after his father retired. No longer involved in daily operations. Has homes in New York City, Paris. Also owns a private island, Baru, off the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Close friend of Colombian author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Son, Andres, appears in U.S. gossip columns with socialite wife, Vogue magazine editor Lauren Davis. His oldest son, Julio Mario, died in 2009 in New York, reportedly from cancer.
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As per our current Database, Julio Mario Santo Domingo has been died on 7 October 2011(2011-10-07) (aged 87)\nNew York City, United States.

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Popular As Julio Mario Santo Domingo
Occupation Food and Beverage
Age 87 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born October 16, 1923 (Colombia)
Birthday October 16
Town/City Colombia
Nationality Colombia

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Julio Mario Santo Domingo was born on 16 October 1923 in Panama City, Panama, to Julio Mario Santo Domingo Santo Domingo and Beatriz Pumarejo de Vengoechea, the youngest of their four children; his older siblings were Beatriz Alicia, Cecilia, and Luis Felipe. His Father was a banker, described as austere and disciplined, who made a fortune buying companies weakened during the Great Depression; his mother, from a rich and influential family, was first cousin of Alfonso López Pumarejo who was twice President of Colombia. He grew up in Barranquilla and later attended the exclusive Gimnasio Moderno in Bogotá, D.C., ultimately culminating his secondary studies at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts; he later attended University of Virginia before transferring to Georgetown University, but did not finish his degree.


He first married to Edyala Braga Brandão do Monte, a Brazilian socialite, daughter of Brazilian ambassador in Paris and former wife of Brazilian President Getúlio Vargas' brother. Together they had one son, Julio Mario Santo Domingo Braga (1958–2009), but the marriage did not last long and they divorced shortly after.


He remarried on 15 February 1975 to Colombian socialite Beatrice Dávila Rocha, and together they had two sons, Alejandro Santo Domingo Dávila (b. 1977) who has continued on in the family Business and Andrés Santo Domingo Dávila (b. 1978) the co-founder and President of Kemado Records, whose 2008 wedding to the socialite Lauren Davis (then founder of the online fashion retailer Moda Operandi).


On 26 May 1980, President Julio César Turbay Ayala appointed Santo Domingo to be the first Ambassador of Colombia to China. He presented his Letters of Credence to Ulanhu, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, in Beijing on 17 February 1981.


The Group has a majority stake in Bavaria Brewery and Valores Bavaria (a holding company for his non-beer interests). In 2005, Bavaria Brewery merged with South African company SABMiller. In this merging, the group acquired 15.1% of SAB Miller, becoming the second-largest shareholder of the second-largest beer company in the world (behind Anheuser-Busch InBev).

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