means that the subject is actively making itself into
something. The change hacerse is describing is related
to persons, who change themselves into something consciously
and actively. The change described is usually slow and
it is not definite, it is reversable.
hizo ingeniero.= He became an engineer.
Se hizo un actor
muy famoso.= He became a very famous
Se fueron a Italia
y se hicieron ricos.= They went
to Italy and became rich.
Se hizo una persona
famosa.= He made himself into a